ICLR Annual Lectures

Click on the highlighted links to download the Lecture Transcripts from each event (please note that they are only available from 2005 onwards);

Marriage from the eighteenth century to the twenty-first century
By Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division at The Reading Room of The Law Society

Our Lady of the Common Law
By The Rt Honourable Lord Justice Laws at The Common Room, The Law Society

The Snail and the Ginger Beer: The Singular Case of Donoghue v Stevenson
By Matthew Chapman at The Great Hall, Lincoln’s Inn

Loss of a Chance and a Chance of Loss: From Chaplin v Hicks [1911] 2 KB 786 to Gregg v Scott [2005] 2 AC 176
By Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe at The Great Hall, Lincoln’s Inn

How the Common Law gets made: Hedley Byrne and other cautionary tales
By The Rt Hon Lord Justice Buxton at The Great Hall, Lincoln’s Inn

Equality in Equal Measure: Same Sex Relationships and the House of Lords
By the Rt Hon Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE, PC at The Great Hall, Lincoln’s Inn

After Pinochet: Developments on head of state and ministerial immunities
By Dame Rosalyn Higgins QC, President of the International Court of Justice at The Great Hall of Lincoln’s Inn

Of Good Report (discussing the change in style of law reporting which followed the establishment of the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting in 1865)
By Lord Bingham of Cornhill at Middle Temple Hall

The Relationship between the Government and the private sector: Winsor v Bloom in context
By Mr Tom Winsor, Rail Regulator at Middle Temple Hall

A Judge’s Duty in a Revolution (on the case of Madzimbamuto v Lardner-Burke [1969] 1 AC 645)
By Sir Sydney Kentridge KCMG, QC at Middle Temple Hall

Cannibals at Common Law: The story behind Dudley and Stephens
By Professor Brian Simpson FBA FAAAS at The Royal College of Surgeons