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Wolfson College, Cambridge Sir David Williams -European Legal Dialogues

The European Legal Dialogues shall be organized yearly in Wolfson College, in memory of Professor Sir David Williams, former President of the College, Vice Chancellor of the University and former President of the European Scientific Council of the EPLO. The events shall be presided by The Right Honorable Lord Justice John Laws. Τhe project is under the auspices of H.E. The President of the Hellenic Republic Mr Procopios Pavlopoulos.

The idea is to contribute in the homogenization of the understanding of Law in a pan-European and globalized world and to promote the idea that despite differences in local legal systems tainted mainly by history and procedural differences, the Law derives from the same principles, concepts and ideas. 

This title of this year’s event which will take place at Wolfson College on Tuesday June 27, 2017 is "The contribution of Judges to the development of Public Law", a theme of first priority.

The “Wolfson College Cambridge, Professor Sir David Williams, European Legal Dialogues” is a project directed by Professor David Feldman and Professor Spyridon Flogaitis. The Scientific Secretariat is under the responsibility of Professor George Gerapetritis.

The events shall be organized as a three hour discussion of Socratic-platonic character led and animated by the Right Honorable Lord Justice John Laws, between two distinguished lawyers, one common lawyer and one continental European lawyer, with the participation of the public where a few distinguished personalities from continental Europe and Great Britain or overseas, shall be invited to participate actively as discussants.

The events start at 3pm and are concluded by 6pm. A formal dinner for registered participants will follow, as part of the College's formal dinner of the day. For more info on registration fees and practical information please visit the Registration page at the event's website.

The Wolfson College Cambridge, Professor Sir David Williams, European Legal Dialogues is a project conceived, executed and sponsored by Wolfson College CambridgeUniversité Bordeaux-Montesquieu, the Centre for Public Law of the Faculty of Law, Cambridge, and the European Law and Governance School of the EPLO and Hart Publishing.

Participants and Registration can be found at the website of the event