Skip Main Navigation
Page Content
This event has ended
University College London (UCL), Law Faculty Events

UCL CLP: In support of an English Contract Code

UCL Faculty of Laws Events

Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM (GMT)

UCL CLP: In support of an English Contract Code

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Standard Ticket (CLP 16 January 14) Ended Free  

Share UCL CLP: In support of an English Contract Code

Event Details

Current Legal Problems Lecture Series 2013-14 

 

In support of an English Contract Code
by
Prof. Andrew Tettenborn (Swansea)

Chaired by The Rt Hon Lord Justice Longmore

 

Thursday 16 January 2014
from 6 - 7pm 

 

 

Abstract
English contract law enjoys an enormous degree of rational strength, together with a practical and down-to-earth approach which is the envy of many civilian systems (and, of course, an attraction for business people for whom it exists). In doctrine and comprehensibility, however, its record is less impressive, as anyone will testify who has struggled to explain its workings in terms that make sense to a civilian audience. The aim of this lecture is to suggest that a codification of its rules from a purely English perspective would get rid of many of these difficulties, and would in addition avoid many of the problems inherent in proposals for a more or less pan-European codified contract law.

 

Biography of the speaker
Professor Andrew Tettenborn joined Swansea Law School and the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law in 2010 having previously taught at the universities of Exeter (Bracton Professor of Law 1996-2010), Nottingham and Cambridge. Professor Tettenborn is a well-known scholar both in common law and continental jurisdictions. He has held visiting positions at Melbourne University, the University of Connecticut and at Case Law School, Cleveland, Ohio. He is author and co-author of books on torts, damages and maritime law, and of numerous articles and chapters on aspects of common law, commercial law and restitution.

Have questions about UCL CLP: In support of an English Contract Code? Contact UCL Faculty of Laws Events
Attendee List Sort by: Date | First Name | Last Name
Show More

When & Where


UCL Faculty of Laws
Bentham House
Endsleigh Gardens
WC1H 0EG London
United Kingdom

Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM (GMT)


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

UCL Faculty of Laws Events

For almost 200 years, UCL Laws has been one of the leading centres of legal education in the world. Recognised as offering an outstanding educational experience to our students, we combine a strong theoretical foundation in the law with practical teaching from world-leading academics and practitioners.

Ranked first in the UK for its research environment, the UCL Laws community of intellectually dynamic scholars responds to today’s global challenges. Through our research, we help to shape government policy, national and international law and its practice.

As part of Legal London, we attract the leading figures in the field to contribute to our vibrant programme of events, informing public debate around social, legal, environmental and economic issues.

  Contact the Organizer
UCL CLP: In support of an English Contract Code
London, United Kingdom Events Conference
See more UCL Laws events at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/laws/events

Interested in hosting your own event?

Join millions of people on Eventbrite.

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.