Society of Legal Scholars


This section will embrace sessions designed to test the demand for new sections and papers for which there is no space elsewhere.

Section Convenor

Professor David Marrani

Jersey Institute of Law
Law House
1, Seale St
St Helier
Jersey   JE2 3QG


Further details on the Open Section programme can be found on the Conference Website:


Members are welcome to submit papers in the Open subject section at the Annual Conference if their papers fall outside the existing subject sections. The 2018 Annual Conference will be held at Queen Mary University of London from Tuesday 4th to Friday 7th September 2018. The theme of the conference is ‘Law in Troubled Times’. We look forward to receiving many submissions (whether engaging with the overall theme or not) for the subject sections programme at the conference.

If you are also interested in delivering a paper or organising a panel in any of our sections, please submit your paper abstract or panel details by 11:59pm UK time on Monday 26th March.  All abstracts and panel details must be submitted through our new Oxford Abstracts conference system which can be accessed using the following link – – and following the instructions (select ‘Track’ for the relevant subject section). If you experience any issues in using Oxford Abstracts, please contact