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Workshop 26-27 November: The Development of Private International Law in the UK post Brexit

Professor Paul Beaumont (University of Stirling), Dr Mihail Danov (University of Exeter) and Dr Jayne Holliday (University of Stirling) are delighted to be able to host the final AHRC funded Research Network workshop in partnership with the Journal of Private International Law.

  • Online Workshop via Microsoft teams
  • The Link to the event will be provided shortly.
  • The workshop is over two days, Thursday 26th November and Friday 27th November

Please note that you are welcome to attend as much or as little of the workshop as you are able.

Programme for Thursday 26 November 2020

Chair – Professor Paul Beaumont (University of Stirling and co-editor of the Journal of Private International Law)

10.00-10.30 The Opportunities of Brexit for the development of Private International Law in the Commonwealth

Speaker – Professor Reid Mortensen (University of South Queensland)

10.30-10.45 Questions and discussion

10.45-11.15 Some Reflections to be drawn from the Pilot Study and Future Research Project/s

Speaker – Dr Mihail Danov (University of Exeter)

11.15-11.30 Questions and Discussion

11.30-11.45 Coffee Break

Chair – Dr Jayne Holliday (University of Stirling)

11.45-12.15 Connecting Factors in Private International Law – a global perspective

Speakers – Professor Susanne Goessl (University of Kiel) and Dr Ruth Lamont (University of Manchester)

12.15-12.30 Questions and Discussion

12.30-14.00 Lunch break

Chair – Dr Mihail Danov

14.00-14.45 Pluses and minuses of the UK being a party to the Lugano Convention after Brexit

Speaker – Professor Fausto Pocar (University of Milan)

14.45-15.00 Questions and discussion

Programme for Friday 27 November 2020

Chair – Professor Jonathan Harris QC (King’s College London, co-editor of the Journal of Private International Law and Serle Court)

10.30-10.50 Keynote speech by Lord Mance former UK Supreme Court Judge

10.50-11.15 Questions and Discussion and Comments by the Chair

11.15-11.45 Resolving Conflicts of Jurisdiction after Brexit at a global level

Speaker – Dr Ardavan Arzandeh (University of Bristol and soon to be National University of Singapore)

11.45-12.00 Questions and Discussion

Chair – Dr Jayne Holliday

12.00-12.30 The Hague Adults Convention 2000 and the role of the UK and the EU in the Hague Conference after Brexit

Speaker – Professor Pietro Franzina (Catholic University, Milan)

12.30-12.45 Questions and Discussion

Lunch Break

Chair – Dr Mihail Danov

15.00-15.30 Private International Law of Arbitration – a global perspective and the impact of Brexit on arbitration in the UK

Speaker – Professor Giuditta Cordero-Moss (University of Oslo)

15.30-15.45 Questions and Discussion

15.45-16.15 The AHRC Research Network on Private International Law: Some reflections on the way ahead for global private international law.

Speaker – Professor Paul Beaumont

16.15-16.30 Questions and Discussion