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The Cambridge Law Club (which first existed in the Victorian period) was revived in its modern form in 2014, through the initiative of Professor Dame Sarah Worthington and others. For any questions about the Cambridge Law Club, please contact the current convenor, Professor Jonathan Morgan (

These events provide an opportunity for Cambridge law academics and the judiciary to meet and discuss current legal issues. Events are run with an academic speaker and judicial commentator leading the evening’s discussion. A list of speakers to date (with an interruption for the Covid-19 pandemic):

  • October 2023 - Pembroke College, David Erdos with Sir Richard Snowden
  • May 2023 - St Catharine’s College, Campbell McLachlan with Sir Rabinder Singh
  • November 2022 - Christ’s College, Alison Young with Lord Sales
  • May 2022 - Jesus College, Julius Grower with Sir Nicholas Underhill
  • November 2021 - St John’s College, Jane Stapleton with Sir Marcus Smith
  • November 2019 - Selwyn College, Catherine Barnard and Sir Nicholas Green
  • May 2019 - St Catharine’s College, Peter Turner and Sir Michael Burton
  • November 2018 - King’s College, Veronika Fikfak and Lord Carnwath
  • May 2018 - Clare College, Louise Merrett and Sir Nicholas Hamble
  • November 2017 - St John’s College, Peter Cane and Lord Neuberger
  • May 2017 - Downing College, Janet O’Sullivan and Sir Nicholas Underhill
  • November 2016 - Gonville and Caius College, Richard Hooley and Sir Christopher Clarke
  • May 2016 - Trinity Hall, Jonathan Morgan and Sir Martin Moore-Bick
  • November 2015 - Sidney Sussex College, Sarah Worthington and Sir Michael Briggs (now Lord Briggs)
  • May 2015 - Jesus College, David Feldman and Sir Ross Cranston
  • November 2014 - Trinity College, David Ibbetson and Lord Walker