Society of Legal Scholars

SLS Centenary Lectures

The SLS Centenary Lectures were initiated in 2008 to mark the centenary of the founding of the Society. The SLS Centenary Lecture is held annually at a different location and is hosted by a university law school with funding provided by the Society.

The 2017 SLS Centenary Lecture was given on 29 November 2017 by Sir John Laws at the University of Northumbria and a report is available here.

The 2015 SLS Centenary Lecture was given on 18 November 2015, by Sir Nicholas Green at the University of Bristol and the text is available here.

The Society has held a number of Centenary Lectures since its centenary in 2008. These include:

  • Punching our Weight – Academic Law and Public Understanding by William Twinning FBA, QC, DCL, JD, LLD Emeritus Quain Professor of Jurisprudence.