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Law School 90th Anniversary Celebration

A day of activities celebrating 90 years of the Law School, with a lecture by Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony

In celebration of 90 years of first class legal education at the University of Exeter, this event will feature an afternoon of activities showcasing the breadth of research, education and student engagement activities in the Law School, followed by a guest lecture delivered by Supreme Court Justice, Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony.

Event details

Law School 90th Anniversary - Full Timetable

Time Activity Venue

Education Stream: The Future of Legal Education

Professor Robert Lee & Dr Onyeka Osuji

Exploration Lab 1, Forum

Research Stream: Making Legal History

Professor Chantal Stebbings & Professor Anthony Musson

Council Chamber, Northcote House

Student Activities Stream: Mooting

Matthew Hunter & Carys Owen (Bracton Law Society Master & Mistress of the Moot)

Seminar Room 1, Forum

Education Stream: Challenges and rewards of the Exeter Law School dual qualification programmes (LLB European - Maîtrise (Master 1)/Magister)

Dr Greta Bosch & Dr Frederic Rolland

Exploration Lab 1, Forum

Research Stream: International Law at Exeter: Building the Future

Professor Michael Schmitt

Council Chamber, Northcote House

Student Activities Stream: Community Legal Helpdesk: student engagement in the community

Lizzie Biggs, Elyssia White, Sophie Green & Peter Hale (Community Legal Helpdesk Caseworkers)

Seminar Room 2, Forum

Education Stream: Human Rights Education

Dr Michael Addo

Exploration Lab 1, Forum

Research Stream: Making a Difference - Exeter's Family Law Research

Professor Anne Barlow & Professor Liz Trinder

Council Chamber, Northcote House

Student Activities Stream: Pathways to Law - working with schools and colleges

Erika Borley

Seminar Room 2, Forum

Education Stream: Virtual Law Firms

Dr Sue Prince

Exploration Lab 1, Forum

Research Stream: Commercial? Law? The Commercial Law Centre at Exeter

Professor Robert Lee

Council Chamber, Northcote House

Student Activities Stream: The Bracton Law Society

Victoria Bresslaw & Emma White (Bracton Law Society President & Vice President)

Seminar Room 2, Forum
5-6.30pm An opportunity to browse the display of Law School photographs and posters, along with Cream Tea Forum 'Street' Area

90th Anniversary Lecture

What shall we do about Fraudulent Claims? 

Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony

Followed by a drinks reception in the Forum 'Street' Area

Alumni Auditorium, Forum

Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony

Lord Clarke spent 27 years at the bar, specialising in maritime and commercial law, undertaking a wide variety of cases in these areas. He became a Recorder in 1985, sitting in both criminal and civil courts.

He conducted the Marchioness and Bowbelle Inquiries and was appointed Master of the Rolls in 2005. He is the first Justice to be appointed directly to The Supreme Court.

He was appointed to the High Court Bench in 1993 and in April that year succeeded Mr. Justice Sheen as the Admiralty Judge. He also sat in the Commercial Court and the Crown Court trying commercial and criminal cases respectively.

Appointed to the Court of Appeal in 1998, he was called upon to conduct first the Thames Safety Inquiry and in the following year the Marchioness and Bowbelle Inquiries. On 1 October 2005 he was appointed Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice.

This event is free to attend. To confirm your place, please complete the online booking form.


Alumni Auditorium