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The Risks and Rewards of Comparative Law

Wednesday 13th of March 2024 17:45

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Location

Sherrard Room

Timings

17:45 ~ Doors Open
18:15 ~ Lecture
19:15 ~ Reception

Expected to end at approx. 20:30

Event Details

In this session, Prof Gerhard Dannemann (Humboldt, Berlin) and Dr Colm McGrath (King’s College, London) will discuss the ways in which comparative law can be used in legal practice. The talk will cover the advantages and disadvantages of relying on materials from legal traditions beyond the common law and the practical ways in which such materials can be drawn on by both judges and legislators.


Students and transferring lawyers need to attend the whole event including the reception in order to claim a Qualifying Session. 

Who can Attend

This event is for members only.

Dietary Requirements

Qualifying Session Details

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Learning Aims:

After this session, students should be able to:

  • Identify ways in which comparative law can be used in legal practice.
  • Assess the advantages and disadvantages of relying on materials from legal traditions beyond the common law.
  • Describe practical ways materials from outside the common law can be drawn on by both judges and legislators

Links to the Professional Statement, wider workings of the Bar, administration of justice or a public interest matter

  • TBC

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Times and details for this event are subject to change. Please check this webpage for the most up to date information.