Annual Lecture: 30 November, Old Hall We are delighted that The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury will deliver the 2017 Annual Lecture. More information will be available nearer the date.
AGM and Annual Dinner: 28 January 2018, Old Hall
The next Annual Dinner of the Denning Society will be held on Thursday, 25 January 2018, venue (Old Hall or Great Hall) to be confirmed. More information will be available nearer the date.
PAST EVENTS - including links to transcripts of speeches (where applicable)
The Denning Society Lecture 2016
The Society’s Annual Lecture took place onMonday 7 November in Lincoln's Inn Old Hall. The Rt Hon Lord Hodgedelivered an engaging lecture on “Upholding the rule of law: how we preserve judicial independence in the United Kingdom”.
The 2016 AGM and Annual Dinner of the Denning Society was held on Thursday 21 January 2016 in the Great Hall of Lincoln's Inn. Sir John Mummery was our engaging guest speaker this year.
The Denning Society Lecture 2015
The Society’s Annual Lecture took place onWednesday 24 November in Lincoln's Inn Great Hall. The Rt. Hon. the Lord Walker of Gestingthorpedelivered an engaging lecture on “Metaphor and Metaphysics in Company Law”.
The Society’s Annual Lecture took place onThursday 13 November in Lincoln's Inn Old Hall. The Rt Hon Lord Wilson of Culworth delivered an engaging and thought-provoking lecture on “Adoption: Complexities Beyond The Law”.
The full speech can be read here. It can also be viewed on the Supreme Court'swebsite.
The Denning Society Lecture 2013
The annual lecture was delivered by The Rt Hon Lord Sumption on 'The Disunited Kingdom: England and Scotland 1707-2013' and took place in the Old Hall, Lincoln's Inn on Tuesday 5 November.
The Denning Society Lecture 2012 was held on Wednesday 7 November in the Old Hall. The Lecture was by The Rt Hon Sir Stephen Sedley. His address was 'New Corn from Old Fields - history, ministerial government and the law'
The Denning Society Lecture 2011 was held in the Old Hall on Tuesday 1 November. The speaker was Sir Christopher Greenwood, a Judge of the International Court of Justice since 2009 and formerly Professor of International Law at LSE. His address was 'Litigation in International Relations - the Changing Face of Courts in International Society'
The Denning Society Lecture 2010 Please see below the link to the Denning Society's Annual Lecture 2010 given by The Rt Hon Lord Scott of Foscote who spoke on the topic of 'Reform of the House of Lords: what’s the use of an elected House?'