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January 2015

Monday 2 February 2015

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14:00 Whistleblowers: Better Off in the UK or Elsewhere in the EU?
Chair: Anna Myers, Director, International Whistleblowing Network Speakers: Gary Walker, NHS whistleblower Peter de Roeck, Belgian Federal Ministry for Budget Dr Simone White, OLAF & IALS Francesca West, Policy Director, Public Concern at Work, PCaW
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.  This seminar has been accredited with 3.5 CPD hours by the Bar Standards Board. Organised with the European Criminal Law Association (UK) and Public Concern at Work.          
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Thursday 5 February 2015

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12:30 From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Accountability: Mapping the Territory
Dr Renginee G Pillay, University of Surrey; IALS Visting Fellows.
IALS Lunchtime Seminar.  This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.  
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18:00 A Woman in Charge: Elizabeth I's Scheme for Access to Justice, Women's Rights, Legal Aid and No Chicanery (Seminar and Book Launch)
Dr Francis Boorman, Institute of Historical Research; Professor Derek Roebuck, Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.   Speaker: Dr Francis Boorman, Institute of Historical Research.  Introductory remarks:  Professor Derek Roebuck, Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Concluding remarks:  Professor Michael Lobban, London School of Economics; IALS Senior Associate Research Fellow. This seminar will be followed by the book launch of The Golden Age of Arbitration: Dispute Resolution under Elizabeth I by Derek Roebuck (Oxford, HOLO Books: The Arbitration Press, published 22 January 2015) This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.     Arranged in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research.
Speaker: Dr Francis Boorman, Institute of Historical Research.  Introductory remarks:  Professor Derek Roebuck, Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Concluding remarks:  Professor Michael Lobban, London School of Economics; IALS Senior Associate Research Fellow. This seminar will be followed by the book launch of The Golden Age of Arbitration: Dispute Resolution under Elizabeth I by Derek Roebuck (Oxford, HOLO Books: The Arbitration Press, published 22 January 2015) This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk. Arranged in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research.
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Monday 9 February 2015

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12:30 How the UK Experience Might Affect Legislative Simplification Policies in Italy
Professor Enrico Albanesi, University of Genoa, Italy; Sir William Dale Visiting Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Chair: Dr Constantin Stefanou.
IALS Lunchtime Seminar.  This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.  
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Wednesday 11 February 2015

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12:00 Investor protection and protectionist nature of the EU market for corporate control
Dr Jonathan Mukwiri, University of Durham Law School. IALS Visiting Fellow.
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Thursday 12 February 2015

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14:00 Introduction to Lexis and Westlaw
Katherine Read
Electronic information training session for postgraduate law students. An introduction to these key legal databases. Learn how to log in, find UK legislation, cases and journal articles. The training will take place in IALS Council Chamber. For further information contact Lisa Davies (lisa.davies@sas.ac.uk).
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Thursday 19 February 2015

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12:30 The (I)legitimacy of the Duty of Loyalty for Corporate Boards
Dr Daniel Attnborough, University of Durham; IALS Visiting Fellow.
IALS Lunchtime Seminar. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Monday 23 February 2015

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18:00 Legislative Standards
Professor Dawn Oliver, Emeritus Professor of Constitutional Law, University College London.
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should register in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below.  Organised by the Statute Law Society (www.statutelawsociety.org) and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.    
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Tuesday 24 February 2015

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14:00 Law and Information Policy Workshop: Information flows and dams

Workshop speakers: Daithí Mac Síthigh, Richard Danbury, Marion Oswald, David Goldberg, David Erdos, Asma Vranaki, Ian Brown, Graham Smith, Lilian Edwards. Data are (or is) everything and everywhere, flowing through everyday life, our workplaces, our homes and minds. How to control information flow through law and legal policy? That is one of the main research questions for the new Centre for Law and Information Policy which launches at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies on 24 February 2015.  During a small afternoon workshop, specialist scholars will discuss their current research in information law and policy. The Workshop will be followed by a public lecture at which Timothy Pitt-Payne QC, barrister at 11KBW, will ask ‘Does Privacy Matter?’  Please see the separate calendar entry for further information about this lecture. For further information, please click here REGISTRATION:  Places for the Workshop are  limited and advance registration is required.  To book your place please click here Any queries about the Workshop should be sent to Judith Townend, Director of the Centre for Information Law and Policy - email:  judith.townend@sas.ac.uk  
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18:00 "Does privacy matter?" (The launch of the IALS Centre for Law and Information Policy)
Timothy Pitt-Payne QC, 11KBW
This Public Lecture, followed by a reception, marks the launch the new Centre for Law and Information Policy at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.  Preceding the lecture there will be an afternoon workshop on information policy for which advance booking is required (please see the separate calendar entry for information on the workshop). Timothy Pitt-Payne QC is well known for his expertise in the field of information law, including data protection, freedom of information, access to environmental information, RIPA, human rights issues, privacy, and breach of confidence. His clients include commercial organisations, the Information Commissioner, numerous regulators, NHS bodies, local authorities, Universities, and private individuals. His freedom of information cases have considered the disclosure of Cabinet Minutes about the Iraq War, MPs’ expenses, abortion statistics, and the risk register relating to the Government’s NHS reforms. He has extensive advocacy experience in information law, at all levels from the First-tier Tribunal to the Supreme Court. He has advised a wide range of commercial organisations (e.g in the banking, insurance, healthcare and outsourcing sectors) about their use of customer and other personal information, and about the implications of sharing confidential business information with public authorities. He has contributed chapters to Computer Law (OUP, 2011), Media Law and Practice (OUP, 2009) and Judicial Review (Butterworths, 2010).  For futher information, please click here Please use the simple reply form below if you wish to attend or email IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk  
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Thursday 26 February 2015

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12:30 Judicial Training - The Canadian Model
Justice R James Williams, Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division); Associate Director, National Judicial Institute, Ottawa, Canada; IALS Inns of Court Fellow.
IALS Lunchtime Seminar. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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14:00 Introduction to EU law databases
Lisa Davies
Electronic information training session for postgraduate law students. An introduction to EU law databases. Learn how to use EUR-Lex, Westlaw and Justis to find EU legislation, cases, the Official Journal and national legislation implementation measures. The training will take place in IALS Council Chamber. Contact Lisa Davies for further information (lisa.davies@sas.ac.uk).
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Friday 27 February 2015

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18:00 Legal History Seminar

Further details to follow. Organised with the London Legal History Seminar. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Monday 2 March 2015

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16:00 What's New in Europe? European Criminal Law Upate
Professor John Spencer, University of Cambridge and President of ECLA(UK)
Detail to be announced. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.   Organised with the European Criminal Law Association (UK)          
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Wednesday 4 March 2015

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10:00 Forensic Shakespeare
Professor Eric Heinze, Queen Mary University of London (Chair); Professor Peter Mack, University of Warwick; Professor Cathy Shrank, University of Sheffield; Professor David Colclough, Queen Mary University of London; Professor Lorna Hutson, University of St Andrews; Professor Quentin Skinner, Queen Mary University of London.
This event is organised by the School of Law and School of History at Queen Mary University of London, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Institute of English Studies. This event is free but prior booking is required. Please register via the Queen Mary Eventbrite page. For more information please click here for the QMUL web page (http://www.law.qmul.ac.uk/events/items/144560.html). For more information please contact lawevents@qmul.ac.uk.
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Thursday 5 March 2015

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14:00 Introduction to OSCOLA
Laura Griffiths
Learn how to cite your references using OSCOLA. All postgraduate law students are invited to attend. Training will take place in the Council Chamber at IALS. For further information please contact Lisa Davies (lisa.davies@sas.ac.uk).
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Saturday 7 March 2015

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How to get a PhD in Law: What legal research skills will I need? Literature reviews, qualitative and quantitative research and comparative legal research.
Professor Lisa Webley, Professor of Empirical Legal Studies, University of Westminster;  Professor Helen Xanthaki, Professor in Legislative Studies, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies;  Hester Swift, Foreign and International Law Librarian, IALS Library;  Steve Whittle, Senior Librarian, IALS Library. 
MPhil/PhD law students from across the UK are warmly invited to attend this specially tailored day of presentations and networking opportunities at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS:   For on-line booking and payments, please click here Registration Fee:  £75.00.   Other National Training Days in 2014-2014 are: 10 December 2014:  Meeting the challenges of the first year. 20 March 2015  Preparing yourself for the vivas. Getting yourself known - presenting skills, publishing your work, and networking. Although tailored specifically for PhD in Law students, this training programme does contain some material which repeats and reinforces generic training suitable for all PhD students. For queries, contact Belinda.Crothers@sas.ac.uk .  
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Thursday 12 March 2015

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14:00 Introduction to electronic sources of public international law
Hester Swift
Electronic information training session for postgraduate law students. Learn how to select and use databases of international law. The training will take place in IALS Council Chamber. Please contact Lisa Davies for further information (lisa.davies@sas.ac.uk).
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Monday 16 March 2015

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18:00 Legislation as Aspiration: Statutory Expression of Policy Goals
Professor David Feldman, Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge.
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should register in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below.  Organised by the Statute Law Society (www.statutelawsociety.org) and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.    
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Wednesday 18 March 2015

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12:00 Harmonisation under siege in the EU market for corporate control
Dr Jonathan Mukwiri, University of Durham Law School; IALS Visiting Fellow.
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Thursday 19 March 2015

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12:30 Evidence and the Archives: Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion
Professor Katherine Biber, University of Technology Sydney, Australia: IALS Visiting Fellow.
IALS Lunchtime Seminar This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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18:00 DNA technology and fundamental rights protection in EU multilevel system
Dr Joaquin Sarrion Esteve, University of Valencia, Spain; IALS Visiting Felllow
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Friday 20 March 2015

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10:15 How to get a PhD in Law: Preparing yourself for the vivas. Getting yourself known - presenting skills, publishing your work, and networking.
Professor Avrom Sherr, Director on Sabbatical,Institute of Advanced Legal Studies; Dr Constantin Stefanou, Senior Lecturer in Law, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies;  Richard Hart, Managing Director, Hart Publishing, Oxford;  Dr Jane Winters, Head of Publications and IHR Digital at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London;  Steven Whittle, Information Systems Manager, IALS Library; Lisa Davies, Access Librarian, IALS Library.  
MPhil/PhD law students from across the UK are warmly invited to attend this specially tailored day of presentations and networking opportunities at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS:   For on-line booking and payments, please click here Registration Fee:  £75.00.   Other National Training Days in 2014-2014 are: 10 December 2014:  Meeting the challenges of the first year. 7 March 2015: What legal research skills will I need?  Literature Reviews, qualititive and quantitive research and comparative legal research. Although tailored specifically for PhD in Law students, this training programme does contain some material which repeats and reinforces generic training suitable for all PhD students. For queries, contact Belinda.Crothers@sas.ac.uk .  
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18:00 Legal History Seminar (on 18th Century Trusts)
David Foster, Queen Mary, University of London
Further details to follow. Organised with the London Legal History Seminar. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Tuesday 24 March 2015

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18:00 The Changing Nature of Corporate Social Responsibility: CSR in context - the case of Mauritius
Dr Renginee G Pillay, University of Surrey; IALS Visting Fellows.
Seminar and Book Launch. This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.  
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Wednesday 25 March 2015

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14:30 Clarification and Easification of Legislative Drafting

Academic Convenor: Professor Giulia Pennisi, University of Palermo, Italy; Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Further details to follow.
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18:00 Family Law Reform: Why is it so Hard to Move Beyond Reports? What Can We do? What Can You Do?
Justice R James Williams, Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division); Associate Director, National Judicial Institute, Ottawa, Canada; IALS Inns of Court Fellow.
The Family Law Justice System restructures families and family life. Reports in countless jurisdictions have been critical of the Family Law Justice System. These reports have diagnosed a myriad of problems, (including delay, expense, self-representation, exacerbation of conflict, lack of judicial continuity), called for change, and highlight a broad range of Access to Justice issues. Why is change so hard to effect? What can we do? What can you do? This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.
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Thursday 26 March 2015

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18:00 The Reform of the Equal Bicameralism in Italy: the EU Context and the implications for the EU
Professor Enrico Albanesi, University of Genoa, Italy; Sir William Dale Visiting Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Chair: Professor Helen Xanthaki.
This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.  
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Wednesday 29 April 2015

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The Consequences for criminal law of an EU exit
Professor John Spencer; Professor Steve Peers Professor Estella Baker.
Details to be announced This event is FREE but those wishing to attend should let IALS  know  in advance.  To register, please use the automatic form below, or email  IALS.Events@sas.ac.uk.   Organised with the European Criminal Law Association          
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