The European Legal Dialogues shall be organized yearly in Wolfson College, in memory of Professor Sir David Williams, former President of the College, Vice Chancellor of the University and former President of the European Scientific Council of the EPLO. The events shall be presided by The Right Honorable Lord Justice John Laws.
The idea is to contribute in the homogenization of the understanding of Law in a pan-European and globalized world and to promote the idea that despite differences in local legal systems tainted mainly by history and procedural differences, the Law derives from the same principles, concepts and ideas.
This title of this year’s event is "The contribution of Judges to the development of Public Law", a theme of first priority.
The “Wolfson College Cambridge, Professor Sir David Williams, European Legal Dialogues” is a project directed by Professor David Feldman and Professor Spyridon Flogaitis. The Scientific Secretariat is under the responsibility of Professor George Gerapetritis.
The events shall be organized as a three hour discussion of Socratic-platonic character led and animated by the Right Honorable Lord Justice John Laws, between two distinguished lawyers, one common lawyer and one continental European lawyer, with the participation of the public where a few distinguished personalities from continental Europe and Great Britain or overseas, shall be invited to participate actively as discussants.
The events start at 3pm and are concluded by 6pm. A formal dinner for registered participants will follow, as part of the College's formal dinner of the day. For more info on registration fees and practical information please visit the Registration page in this website.