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Annual Grotius Dinner 2017

Date: 26th June 2017

Time: 19:15 - 21:30

Venue: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, LONDON, WC2A 1PL

Event Details

Time: 19:15-21:30

Venue: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL

Join us for our Annual Grotius Dinner. The dinner completes an informative evening, which begins with the Annual Grotius Lecture, delivered by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein (United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights).

We are delighted to welcome Sir Franklin Berman KMCG QC, Essex Court Chambers and retiring Chair of BIICL's Board of Trustees as the speaker for the Annual Grotius Dinner.

The dinner will include the presentation of the BIICL 'Supporter of the Year' Award. Established in 2012, the Award recognises major support given to the Institute by an organisation or individual.

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Pricing and Registration

  • £70 (incl VAT)

Places at the dinner are limited, so please book early


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Cancellation by us

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