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LIVERPOOL BUSINESS & PROPERTY COURT FORUM – Programme of events for 2024
The full calendar of events for 2024 is being planned and will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
UK Supreme Court Justice Lord Burrows will deliver a keynote lecture as part of the anniversary celebrations of 130 years of Law at the University of Liverpool.
Title of Lecture: ‘Precedent and Overruling in the UK Supreme Court’
Speaker: Lord Burrows – Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Date: Monday 18th March 2024
Time: 5.30 – 6.30pm (followed by drinks a reception in the Victoria Gallery & Museum atrium)
Venue: Leggate Lecture Theatre, Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool
Justice of the Supreme Court, The Right Hon Lord Burrows
Andrew Stephen Burrows became a Justice of the Supreme Court in June 2020.
He was educated at Prescot Grammar School, Knowsley, Merseyside and Brasenose College, Oxford. He has been a barrister at Fountain Court Chambers since 1989.
He was appointed QC (hon) in 2003 and is an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple. He has been sitting as a part-time judge for over 20 years, first as a Recorder and then as a Deputy High Court Judge.
He was a Law Commissioner for England and Wales (1994-1999) and the President of the Society of Legal Scholars (2015-16). He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2007 and has written many books and articles especially on contract, tort, unjust enrichment, and statute law.
He was formerly Professor of the Law of England at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College.