Donoghue v Stevenson 90th Anniversary Conference: The Immortal Snail
26 May 2022 | Hosted by the Law Society of Scotland
The Law Society of Scotland is convening an online conference to mark the 90th anniversary of Donoghue v Stevenson 1932 SC (HL) 31 on 26 May 2022.
This special one day event will feature speakers from Common Law jurisdictions across the world – including senior judicial officers, leaders of legal professional bodies and legal experts – reflecting on the impact of this case as the foundation of the modern law of negligence.
Speakers featured in the programme include:
- The Rt Hon Lord Reed, President, United Kingdom Supreme Court
- The Rt Hon Lord Burnett of Maldon, Lord Chief Justice, England and Wales
- The Rt Hon Lord Carloway, Lord President of the Court of Session
- The Rt Hon Dame Siobhan Keegan, Lady Chief Justice of Northern Ireland
- The Rt Hon Dame Helen Winkelmann DBE, Chief Justice of New Zealand,
- Justice Russell Brown, Supreme Court of Canada
- Hon Justice Adrian Saunders, President, Caribbean Court of Justice
- Hon Martin Taylor, Former Justice of the British Columbia Court of Appeal and Supreme Court and Cayman Islands Court of Appeal
Full Programme: https://www.lawscot.org.uk/members/cpd-training/donoghue-v-stevenson-90th-anniversary-conference-the-immortal-snail/programme/
Full list of Speakers: https://www.lawscot.org.uk/members/cpd-training/donoghue-v-stevenson-90th-anniversary-conference-the-immortal-snail/speakers/
Australia – the True Birthplace of Donoghue v Stevenson?
- Mr Tass Liveris, President, Law Council of Australia
- Hon Michael D Kirby AC CMG, Former Justice of the High Court of Australia,
- Dr. Wendy Bonython, Associate Professor, Bond University, Queensland
- Professor Prue Vines, Professor, University of New South Wales
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Tickets are complimentary for the Australian legal profession and law students. Australian registrants unable to view the full conference due to the time difference may contact the Law Society of Scotland after the event to view the recording.