Lord Lloyd-Jones, Kt, QC will deliver this year's Annual Grotius Lecture on Thursday 18th October at Goodenough College in London. The title of the lecture will be 40 Years on: the State Immunity Act 1978 at 40 Lord Lloyd-Jones was amicus curiae (independent advisor to the court) in the Pinochet litigation before the House of Lords. A Welsh speaker, Lord Lloyd-Jones was appointed to the High Court in 2005. From 2008 to 2011 he served as a Presiding Judge on the Wales Circuit and Chair of the Lord Chancellor's Standing Committee on the Welsh Language. In 2012 he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal and from 2012 to 2015 he was Chairman of the Law Commission. The lecture will be chaired by the Right Honourable The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers KG PC, President of BIICL. Lord Phillips is the immediate past President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and a long term BIICL member. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception
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