Forthcoming events in 2018 ...

LSE Law hosts events that play a major role in policy debates & in the education of lawyers and law teachers from around the world.


Thursday April 26 & Friday 27 April 2018 

Workshop on Bernard Williams



Monday 30 April 2018  Moot Court Room, NAB  | 18.00-20.00 

LSE Taxation Seminars 

Can We Incorporate Fairness into the Economic Analysis of Taxation?

Speaker: Professor François Maniquet (CORE, Université catholique de Louvain)


Tuesday 1 May 2018 

Is International Law 'International'?

Speakers: Associate Professor Anthea Roberts; Professor Rein Müllerson; Associate Professor Marko Milanovic
Chair: Associate Professor Devika Hovell


Tuesday 8 May 2018

Laying Down the Law: Americans as makers of legal worlds in occupied Germany and Japan

Speaker: Professor Rande Kostal
Chair: Professor Michael Lobban



Wednesday 9 May 2018

Can Markets Pursue Social Values?

Speakers: Professor Julia Black; Professor Martin Cave; Professor Simon Deakin;
Sean Ennis

Theresa May’s claim that free market capitalism constitutes “the greatest agent of collective human progress ever created” raises a complex question: can markets pursue social values? 



Friday 11 May 2018

Pragmatism in Commercial Law : A Symposium in Honour of Michael Bridge

Speakers: Professor Hugh Collins (Oxford); Dr Solène Rowan (LSE); Dr Andy Summers (LSE);  Louise Gullifer QC;  Professor Philip Rawlings (Queen Mary); Professor Robert Stevens (Oxford); Professor Jonathan Harris (KCL); Professor Djakhongir Saidov (KCL);  Professor Ingeborg Schwenzer (Basel); Dr Orkun Akseli (Durham); Professor Gerry McCormack (Leeds); Professor Catherine Walsh (McGill)

This event is free and open to all however pre-registration is required. To register email



Monday 21 May 2018  |  Moot Court Room, NAB  | 18.00-20.00 

LSE Taxation Seminars 

The Principal Purpose Test: One Ring to Bind Them All?

Speaker: Professor Craig Elliffe (Director of the Master of Taxation Programme, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland)



Tuesday 22 May 2018

Amnesty International's Salil Shetty on Decolonising Human Rights

Speaker: Salil Shetty (Amnesty International)
Chair: Professor Susan Marks (LSE)



Wednesday 23 May 2018

Fiduciaries of Humanity: How International Law Constitutes Authority (Oxford, 2016)

Speaker: Professor Evan Fox-Decent (McGill University)