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With one bound we shall be free? - European Union law after Brexit
Ian Forrester, QC - UK Judge of the General Court of the European Court of Justice
Time/Date: 18:00 start (registration from 17:45), Monday 10th April 2017
Location: G.03 Lecture Theatre, 50 George Square, Edinburgh
Judge Forrester will consider how EU legal rules would be applied in the UK after Brexit.
The lecture will be chaired by Rt Hon Prof Sir David Edward
Bio: Ian Stewart Forrester
Born 1945; degrees from the University of Glasgow (MA 1965, LLB 1967) (history and English literature, law); master’s degree in civil law from Tulane University of Louisiana (MCL 1969); called to the Scottish Bar (1972) and the New York Bar (1977); appointed Queen’s Counsel (1988); called to the Bar of England and Wales (1996) and the Brussels Bar (1999); practised at the Bar in Edinburgh, Brussels, London and New York; visiting professor (1991) and doctor honoris causa (2009) of the University of Glasgow; Bencher of Middle Temple (2012); arbitrator at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS); author of numerous publications; Judge at the General Court since 7 October 2015.
This event is being jointly organised by The Europa Institute and Commercial Law at the University of Edinburgh
This event is CPD Appropriate.
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Edinburgh Europa Institute
The Edinburgh Europa Institute is the University of Edinburgh’s research centre on European integration. Founded in 1968, it is one of the most active and longest-established specialist centres of its kind in the United Kingdom and Europe.