Lund Lecture 2018

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Guest speaker Professor Sir Norman Williams

Sir Norman Stanley Williams FRCS FRCP FRCPE FMedSci FRCA (born 15 March 1947) is a British surgeon and former President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He was knighted in the 2015 New Year Honours.  The Professor Sir Norman Williams Review was set up to conduct a rapid policy review into the issues relating to gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare. 

The work of the IRTL in relation to TACT custody

The Lund Lecture is an address given in honour of one of our past Presidents Sir Thomas Lund CBE. Keynote speeches have been given by senior members of the professions, including Lord Hailsham, Mr. Patrick Steptoe, Professor Alan Usher, The late Lord Chief Justice, Lord Taylor, Mr. Stephen Jessel, Lord Mackay, Mr Andrew Rennison, Professor Emeritus John Grieve CBE, Professor Bob Peckitt the most recent being Professor Denise Syndercombe Court.

Guest Speaker:

Sir Norman Williams

Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. Commenced 1st March 2017. Responsible for reviewing the Terrorism Acts and associated legislation, on which he is to report annually to Parliament. This responsibility extends throughout the United Kingdom, and is a significant but part-time position, of which the independence is underlined by the fact that there is no contract of employment, nor is the role pensionable. Instead, the Independent Reviewer remains a self-employed QC and barrister.


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