Community Lecture – ‘Lawyers, Judges and the Rule of Law’
Date: 3 Oct 2018, 19.30 - 21.00
Location: Peter Hall Performing Arts Centre, The Perse Upper School, CB2 8QF
The Perse hosts a termly community lecture, in partnership with The Cambridge Building Society.
Our Michaelmas Term lecture will be given by Lord David Neuberger, former President of the UK Supreme Court.
About the speaker
David Edmond Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury, PC Hon FRS was educated at Westminster School, and studied Chemistry at Christ Church College, Oxford. He was made a Queen’s Counsel (QC) in 1987 and his first judicial appointment was as a Recorder from 1990 until 1996 when he was appointed a High Court judge in the Chancery Division and was then the Supervisory Chancery Judge for the Midland, Wales and Chester and Western Circuits 2000 – 2003. In January 2004 he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal. He became a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in 2007 and was appointed Master of the Rolls in 2009. He was President of the UK Supreme Court from 2012 to 2017.
During his career he also led an investigation for the Bar Council into widening access to the barrister profession and served on the panel on fair access to the professions led by Alan Milburn. Following his retirement from the Supreme Court he now practises as an international arbitrator.
The lecture is free of charge and open to everyone in the community, whether or not they have a connection with The Perse. Due to capacity restrictions, entry will be by ticket only.
Tickets for this lecture will go on general release at 10am on Monday 3 September 2018.
Advance booking for Cambridge Building Society members will be available from 10am on Saturday 1 September.
If you have any questions about the lecture please contact Erin Charles at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 01223 403808.