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The Faculty hosts a number of events, major public lectures and conferences over the course of the academic year which alumni and members of the public are welcome to attend.

Further details will be added to the page below as they become available.

Alumni Events

Cambridge in London

The Faculty holds regular seminars which provide an opportunity for some of the Faculty's alumni and friends to meet current staff and hear presentations about the Faculty's ongoing work

The most recent Cambridge in London event was held at the offices of Hogan Lovells on 4 July 2016.

Other Regular Events

The University of Cambridge holds a number of alumni events throughout the year in various locations around the globe. For more information and a full listing of our events, please visit

Public Lectures

Cambridge Private Law Centre

Allen & Overy Lecture

The fifth Cambridge Allen & Overy Lecture was delivered by Geoffrey Ma, Chief Justice of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal, on the topic of 'What Have Ships Ever Done for You? The Impact of Maritime Law' on Wednesday 16 November 2016.

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Freshfields Lecture

The fourth Cambridge Freshfields lecture will be delivered on 28 February 2017 when Anthony Parry (a Cambridge graduate, former Treasury Legal Adviser and now a consultant at Freshfields dealing with Brexit issues) will discuss the topic of 'Under threat? Safeguarding the future of English law and the English Courts after Brexit'.

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Centre for European Legal Studies

Mackenzie Stuart Lecture

The 2016-17 Mackenzie Stuart Lecture will be delivered on 16 March 2017 by Mr Pascal Lamy (President Emeritus, Jacques Delors Institute), speaking on the topic 'Is Globalisation Faltering?'.

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Centre for Public Law

David Williams Lecture

The 2017 Sir David Williams lecture will be held on Friday 24 February 2017. The lecture will be delivered by Sir Rabinder Singh, and was entitled 'Divided by a common language: British and American perspectives on constitutional law'.

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Lauterpacht Centre for International Law

Sir Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures

The 2016 Sir Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures were delivered by Professor Christine Chinkin in October 2016. The Sir Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures will be held again early in 2017.

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Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences

Ver Heyden de Lancey Medical Law Lecture

The 2017 Ver Heyden de Lancey Medical Law lecture will take place early in February 2017.

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