Distinguished Lecture in Law

The Queens’ Distinguished Lecture in Law is an annual event which invites members of the College and distinguished guests to the most advanced thinking on the law.

In conjunction with the lecture series, Redress Solutions PLC is sponsoring several prizes and a studentship for meritorious graduate and undergraduate students, courtesy of Mr Marius Nasta (Queens’ LLM, 1990) and Mr Michael Zuckerman, to be awarded by the Director of Studies in Law at Queens’, Professor Richard Fentiman

This year (14th October 2021) we hosted the sixth Queens' Distinguished Lecture in Law, delivered by Lady Arden of Heswall DBE, Justice of the Supreme Court. Download the full press release here.

Previous Lectures:

2021 - "Does English law have a problem with dignity?". Speaker: Lady Arden of Heswall DBE.

2019  "What does it mean? Some thoughts on interpretation".  Speaker: Lord Justice Newey.

2018 – "The Rule of Law: Survival in the Post-Modern World".  Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C Chief Justice of Canada (2000-2017).

2017 – "The effects of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 - has it strengthened or weakened our constitution?".  Speaker: Lord Falconer of Thoroton.

2016 – "Patel v. Mirza - Illegality and Restitution explained by the Supreme Court".  Speaker: Lord Grabiner QC.

2015 – "The Right to Live and the Right to Die".  Speaker: Baroness Hale of Richmond.