Thursday 26 March 2015
The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
Annual Grotius Lecture
17:30-18:30 (followed by drinks reception)
Eleanor Sharpston QC will deliver the 2015 Annual Grotius Lecture on the subject
‘Squaring the Circle? Fighting Terrorism whilst Respecting Fundamental Rights’
Eleanor Sharpston QC has been Advocate General at the Court of Justice since 2006. After serving as a référendaire (judicial assistant) to Advocate General, subsequently Judge, Sir Gordon Slynn, she taught and researched what was then EC law, together with comparative law, at University College London and then at King’s College Cambridge. In parallel, she pursued a career at the Bar specialising in EC law and the ECHR, becoming a Queen’s Counsel in 1999. She has published widely on European Union law and comparative law.
She brings her extensive experience as an academic, practitioner and now Advocate General to this prestigious Annual Lecture of BIICL.
The Lecture will be of great interest to barristers, solicitors, judges, arbitrators, government officials, intergovernmental officials, academics, students and all with an interest in European law.
For further information and to book online, please visit www.biicl.org/event/1082
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