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Forthcoming and Past Events

Diary Dates for 2017:

AGM and Annual Dinner: 19 January 2017, Old Hall

The next Annual Dinner of the Denning Society will be held on Thursday, 19 January 2017,in the Old Hall of Lincoln's Inn.  We are delighted to announce
The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve, QC, MP, has kindly agreed to be our guest speaker.  For more information and how to book click here

Summer Reception: tbc

Annual Lecture: tbc

PAST EVENTS - including links to transcripts of speeches (where applicable)

The Denning Society Lecture 2016

The Society’s Annual Lecture took place on Monday 7 November in Lincoln's Inn Old Hall. The Rt Hon Lord Hodge delivered an engaging  lecture on Upholding the rule of law: how we preserve judicial independence in the United Kingdom.

The full lecture can be read here

AGM and Annual Dinner 2016

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 on Wednesday 24 November in Lincoln's Inn Great Hall. The Rt. Hon. the Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe  delivered an engaging  lecture on Metaphor and Metaphysics in Company Law.

The full speech can be read here

 

The Denning Society Lecture 2014

The Society’s Annual Lecture took place on Thursday 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's website.

 

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. 

Please click here for a transcript of the lecture.

The Denning Society Lecture 2012

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'

Please click here for a transcript of the lecture.

The Denning Society Lecture 2011

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?'

Please click here foa transcript of the lecture

 

                                                    

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