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Law Council of Australia


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:

Full Programme:

Full list of Speakers:

Australia – the True Birthplace of Donoghue v Stevenson?

5:00-6:00pm AEST          



To register please email

Students can register via this link

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.