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English Law and EU Law: Still Two Separate Worlds?

On the occasion of the Spanish presidency of the Council of the European Union, Instituto Cervantes London is hosting a debate on the differences and similarities of the English and European Union legal systems.

English Law and EU Law: Still Two Separate Worlds?

A debate at Instituto Cervantes London

Venue: Instituto Cervantes London, 15-19 Devereux Court WC2R 3JJ, London

Tickets available here. 

In person & online streaming (choose between both options when you book your ticket)

Keynote speaker: John Sorabji, Associate Professor at UCL

Event in English chaired by Bénédicte Paviot, UK Correspondent for FRANCE 24 and Chair of the UK Advisory Board of Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

Programme

3:30pm – Registration

4:00pm – Welcome remarks by Víctor Ugarte, Director, Instituto Cervantes London

4:05pm – Judicial Proceedings in Common and Civil Law: Searching for Common Bases by Jordi Nieva

4:20pm – Bridging the Gap Between Common and Civil Law: An Expert Witness in Spanish Law before UK Courts by Lluís Carreras

4:35pm – Retained EU Law and the Heritage of EU Law in the British Judiciary: A New Hybrid Law? by Estelle Cros

4:50pm – Continental and English Civil Procedure – Differences without Distinctions by John Sorabji

5:15pm – Debate and Q&A

5:55pm – Closing remarks by Oliver Chapman, International Policy Adviser for Europe and the CIS region, The Law Society of England and Wales

6:00pm – Drinks

Instituto Cervantes London is located in Temple, the traditional home of the world of English law.

With the support of

  • Embassy of Spain to the United Kingdom
  • Embassy of France to the United Kingdom
  • Delegation of the European Union to the United Kingdom
  • The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom
  • British Spanish Law Association

Venue

Instituto Cervantes – Auditorium
102 Eaton Square
London, SW1W 9AN United Kingdom
Phone:
44(0)2072350353
Website

Organizer

Instituto Cervantes
Phone:
44(0)2072350353
Email:
Website:
http://londres.cervantes.es/en/

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Full Name
Instituto Cervantes London
Email
cenlon@cervantes.es
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