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In the spotlight: the UK Supreme Court

02 May 2017 | tagged News release | Current issues

Free event exclusively for members to attend

The recent decision of the UK Supreme Court on the Brexit process brought the court into the public spotlight like never before. Eight years on from its creation and with technology set to transform our justice system, what does the future hold for the UK’s highest court in the land? What lessons might be drawn from the Supreme Court's experience of technology and the media?

We are delighted to be hosting a free event in Edinburgh exclusively for our members to attend. This is your opportunity to hear from Justices of the UK Supreme Court: Lord Neuberger (President of the Supreme Court), Lady Hale (Deputy President of the Supreme Court), Lord Reed and Lord Hodge. The event will be chaired by Law Society President Graham Matthews.

There will be a panel discussion from the four Justices on what the future holds for the Supreme Court and there will be an opportunity for you to ask questions.

Date: Thursday 15 June 2017

Location: Law Society of Scotland, Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh

Time: 1.30pm registration and refreshments

   2pm Panel discussion and Q&A

   3.15pm Networking and refreshments

This event is free but you must register in advance to attend - Register now.

For security reasons you will only be admitted if you show your email confirmation (on your mobile or hardcopy) and your Law Society Smartcard.

If you do not have a Smartcard, other photo ID will be accepted such as a passport or photo driving licence.

Please arrive in plenty of time to allow us to check your ID, so that the event can start on time.

Can’t make the event? No problem, this event will be streamed on Facebook Live.


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