BLC 25th Anniversary Conference – University of Cambridge 8 September 2017

The British Law Centres will be celebrating their 25th anniversary on 8th September 2017 at a special anniversary conference which will be hosted at the University of Cambridge and at Queens' College Cambridge. and is entitled

Looking to the European Union of the Future- renovation or innovation

It will include presentations by Cambridge law faculty members, Members of the Court of Justice at Luxembourg and the European Commission and EDPS, with the key note address being given by Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston. Afternoon panel discussions will allow debate and discussion on a number of specialised issues considered from a wide range of perspectives.

The full conference programme is now available and can be downloaded below.

BLC alumni/ friends are also welcome to attend the 25th Anniversary celebration dinner will follow the conference to be hosted by Professor Fentiman at Queens' College, University of Cambridge ( the dinner is a fee paying event).

We do still have some places available for both conference and dinner, so interested persons are invited to contact us at for further information. Closing date for applications is the 18th August 2017.

Extract from Conference programme on 8th September

10.00– 11.15 Plenary session 1 (chaired by Lord Robert Carnwath, UK Supreme Court)

Introduction—Professor Kenneth Armstrong , Director of CELS, University of Cambridge

Keynote address by UK Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston- “More important than Brexit? The EU and the Refugee Crisis.”

'The External and Internal Transformation of the EU Judicial System”?Looking to the reforms of the Tribunal, non-accession to the ECHR, and the institutional design of the EU judiciary- Advocate General Michal Bobek

25th Anniversary Conference programme and brochure 2017

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BLC 25th anniversary conference programme 2017

25th anniversary conference brochure 2017



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