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Previous Lecture Series and Speakers

2016

        • 18 January 2016
          Dr James Goudkamp, Inner Temple Academic Fellow and Professor Donal Nolan, University of Oxford 
          Contributory Negligence in Practice
        • 15 February 2016
          Professor Christopher Newdick, University of Reading
          Are Medical Ethics Bad for our Health?
        • 14 March 2016
          The Hon Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace, Chair: Australian Advocacy Institute
          The Essential Requirements of Good Advocacy
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        • 27 April 2016
          Dr Paul Wragg, University of Leeds and Inner Temple Academic Fellow
          Privacy and the Media
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        • 10 October 2016
          Dr Maksymilian Del Mar, Queen Mary University of London, Academic Fellow
          Legal Reasoning in the Common Law Tradition
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        • 14 November 2016
          Master Falconer (The Rt Hon the Lord Falconer of Thoroton)
          The Judges and Politics - Too Close or Too Far Away?
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2015

The theme for the 2015 Lecture Series was "Inner Templars who have Helped Change the World."

        • 19 January 2015
          Dr George Garnett, University Oxford
          Why Good Lawyers are such Bad Historians: the Case of Sir Edward Coke
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        • 16 February 2015
          The Rt Hon The Lord Boateng
          Gandhi: Constitutionalism and the Legacy of Non-Violent Direct Action in Sub-Saharan Africa
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        • 30 March 2015
          Master Bennett (Sir Hugh Bennett)
          Family Arbitration
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        • 5 October 2015
          Master Straw (The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP)
          Clement Attlee
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        • 9 November 2015
          Master Butler-Sloss (The Rt Hon The Baroness Butler-Sloss of Marsh Green GBE)
          The Legal Glass Ceiling - Broken or Merely Cracked?

2014

The theme for the 2014 Lecture Series was "Recent Landmarks in the Law."

        • 20 January 2014
          Per Laleng, Inner Temple Academic Fellow, University of Kent
          Is Fairchild a Leading Case of the Common Law?
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        • 17 February 2014
          Professor Andrew Burrows QC, University of Oxford
          Unjust Enrichment
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        • 17 March 2014
          Joanna Miles, Senior Lecturer and Fellow at the University of Cambridge
          LIPs, LASPO and the State of Family Justice
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        • 6 October 2014
          Professor Robert Stevens, University of Oxford
          Contract Interpretation: What it Says on the Tin
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        • 10 November 2014
          Master Sedley (The Rt Hon Sir Stephen Sedley)
          The Royal Prerogative: Then and Now
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2013

The theme for the 2013 Lecture Series was "Human Rights and our Relationship with the Strasbourg Court."

        • 21 January 2013
          Justice Dyson Heydon AC
          Are Bills of Rights Necessary in Common Law Systems?
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        • 18 February 2013
          Louise Christian, Senior Consultant and Head of Public Law at Christian Khan Solicitors
          Should the Decisions of the Foreign Secretary be Justiciable?
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        • 18 March 2013
          Master Fitzgerald (Edward Fitzgerald QC)
          Extradtition, Deportation and Human Rights.
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        • 7 October 2013
          Master Mahoney (Judge Paul Mahoney)
          The Relationship between the Strasboug Court and the National Courts.
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        • 11 November 2013
          Master Reed (The Rt Hon Lord Reed)
          The Common Law and the ECHR
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2012

The theme for the 2012 Lecture Series was "Academics and Practitioners: Friends or Foe?"

        • 23 January 2012
          Justice Dyson Heydon AC
          Threats to Judicial Independence - The Independence of the Judiciary - The Enemy Within.
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        • 20 February 2012
          Professor Cheryl Thomas
          Why Judges and Juries Need (some) Academicshe Independence of the Profession and the Rule of Law.
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        • 19 March 2012
          Dr Iyiola Solanke
          Academics and Practitioners: Common Occupants of Interplanetary Craft.
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        • 23 April 2012
          James Lee
          The Doctrine of Precedent and the Supreme Court.
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        • 18 June 2012
          Master Hooper
          A Valedictory Summing Up.
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        • 8 October 2012 Professor Sir Robin Jacob
          Stopping People doing Things can Sometimes be a Good Idea.
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        • 12 November 2012
          Master Beatson
          Academics: Forgotten Players or Interlopers?
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2011

The theme for the 2011 Lecture Series was "The Independence of the Profession and the Judiciary".

        • 21 February 2011
          Master Anthony Hughes
          Independence of the Judiciary - from what?
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        • 21 March 2011
          Master Deech & Peter Lodder QC
          The Independence of the Profession and the Rule of Law.
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        • 10 October 2011
          Master Keith
          Independence of the International Judge from Governments, the Media and the Public.
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        • 14 November 2011
          Master Forsyth
          Judicial Review: The Handmaiden of Democracy.
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2010

The theme for the 2010 Lecture Series was "Professionalism".

        • 22 February 2010
          Rt Hon the Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury
          The Ethics of Professionalism in the 21st Century.
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        • 22 March 2010
          Robert Webb QC FRAeS
          Professionalism at the Self-Employed Bar and the Employed Bar - a Comparison.
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        • 11 October 2010
          Professor Dame Hazel Genn DBE
          Professionalism and the Public Good.
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        • 1 November 2010
          Professor Margaret Wilson
          A Comparison of the UK and New Zealand Supreme Courts.
        • 15 November 2010
          Guy Beringer QC
          Semper Reformanda - Can Professionalism Survive the Demands of the Modern Marketplace?
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