“The Business of Judging”

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University of Liverpool in London - London Campus

33 Finsbury Square

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EC2A 1AG

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The independence of Judges and the maintenance of the rule of law is a foundation stone of democracy. Judges in society deal with everyday to rare issues. They interpret contracts to resolve disputes, determine issues between the state and an individual, regulate relationships in the world of finance and decide who is telling the truth when faced with conflicting evidence. In this business and commercial law focused panel session we will hear from a range of distinguished judges from the County Court, the Bankruptcy and Companies Court- High Court, the High Court’s Chancery Division and finally, the Court of Appeal. The respective judges will discuss their judicial functions but also expand upon particular areas of interest in the area of commercial and business law.

We hope that you can join us at our London Campus for what promises to be a fascinating event. For further details and any queries please contact Dr. John Tribe (j.tribe@liverpool.ac.uk).

Panellists:

Chair – Mr. Registrar Briggs (Bankruptcy and Companies Court- High Court)

Lady Justice Arden (Court of Appeal)

Recent changes in the interpretation of commercial documents.”

Mrs Justice Rose (Chancery Division of the High Court)

The role of the courts and the financial services sector.“

Chief Registrar Baister (Bankruptcy and Companies Court- High Court)

What is truth? Evidence and Witnesses.”

His Honour Judge Abbas Mithani QC (Circuit Judge, Derby Combined Court Centre)

The law and improving standards of corporate governance.”

Vote of thanks: Professor Debra Morris, Head of the School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool.

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