Initiating law reform: a comparative review

Initiating law reform: a comparative review
1 November 2017, 2.00pm - 5.30pm
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

Third Law Reform Workshop

Initiating law reform: a comparative review


14.00 - Opening welcome & introduction to the third Project workshop – Jonathan Teasdale, Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies at IALS (University of London)

14.10 - First presentation
Governments and initiation of law reform: the UK and Wales - Richard Percival, University of Cardiff (UK)

14.45 - Second presentation
The UK Supreme Court: judging reformers and reforming judges – James Lee, King’s College London (UK)

15.20 - Break for tea/coffee (15 minutes)

15.35 - Third presentation
Initiating law reform without a law reform agency: the Italian model – Enrico Albanesi, University of Genoa (Italy) and Project co-leader 

16.10 - Fourth presentation
Law reform in a federal system: the Australian dimension – Kathryn Cronin, practising barrister at Garden Court Chambers, London (UK) and former Australian Law Reform Commissioner and ALRC Deputy President
16.45 - Fifth presentation
Legislative reform in post-conflict states: a practitioner’s view - Nathalia Berkowitz, London-based barrister (UK) and expert in law reform in an international context 

17.20 - Closing remarks (& departure by 5.30 pm)


Academic Convenors:  Dr Enrico Albanesi and Jonathan Teasdale

This event is FREE but advance booking is required.  All welcome.


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