The public lectures arranged by the Hertfordshire Law School are given by experts in their field and cover an extremely wide spectrum of topics – usually with a legal connection. They present a great opportunity to students and members of the public alike to acquaint themselves with subjects which may be outside their general knowledge and, if they choose, to participate in informed discussion about them – all in the most congenial of surroundings.
His Honour Judge Michael Baker QC
These free lectures are open to the public, current students, alumni and University staff. They are regularly attended by members of the legal profession, providing excellent networking opportunities. Lectures take place at various points throughout the academic year.
In 2017 the School has also launched a flagship lecture series named in memory of the distinguished commercial law judge, Sir Christopher Staughton.
The public lecture series is delivered by a range of high-calibre speakers, including members of the judiciary, parliament, public figures, academics, historians and journalists. Past speakers have included:
Our prestigious public lecture series covers a range of themes including legal, historical and political. Past lectures have covered topics such as:
To find out more about our public lectures, and other events at the School please visit our events page.