Seminar: The Future of Private International Law in England and Wales


The Future of Private International Law in England and Wales – Seminar at the British Institute of International & Comparative Law

Tuesday 24 October 2006 17:00 to 19:00
Location: Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP


  • Lord Mance
  • Professor Jonathan Harris, Birmingham University and Brick Court Chambers
  • Adeline Chong, Nottingham University
  • Adam Johnson, Herbert Smith

This seminar is part of the British Institute's Evening Seminar Series on Private International Law which will run throughout the Autumn of 2006 and well into 2007 titled 'Private International Law in the UK: Current Topics and Changing Landscapes'.

The series explores issues which are of topical importance for current legal practice and study in the field of Private International Law. Led by leading experts in the field, they will evaluate, in particular, the growing impact of the establishment of a European Civil Justice Area on the future of Private International Law in the UK.

Other Featured Events:


  1. 21 November: Substance and Procedure in the Law Applicable to Torts: Harding v Wealands
  2. 18 December: Civil Remedies for Torture in the UK Courts: Jones v Saudi Arabia


  1. January: Non-justiciability: Reappraisal of Buttes Gas in the light of recent Decisions
  2. 22 January: Intellectual Property Problems: Jurisdiction in IP Disputes
  3. 22 January: The Future of International Patent Litigation in Europe
  4. February: Resolving Family Conflicts in the EU: The Changing Landscape
  5. March: The Road to Rome: An Update on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations

The British Institute's Series on Private International Law is kindly sponsored by Herbert Smith.

For more information, please log on to the BIICL website.