The inaugural Morse Lecture will be delivered on Wednesday 7th November. It will be given by Lord Collins of Mapesbury on “Justiciability and the Conflict of Laws”.
The lecture has been instituted in memory of Professor Robin Morse who died last year. He was widely admired both within King’s (where he served as Dean of the School of Law) and beyond it for his scholarship and dedication to teaching, especially of the conflict of laws.
Lord Collins of Mapesbury is the country’s foremost exponent of the conflict of laws. Now an international arbitrator, he was successively a partner in Herbert Smith, the first practising solicitor to become a QC, the first solicitor appointed direct to the High Court Bench, Lord Justice of Appeal, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and Justice of the Supreme Court. He has been general editor of Dicey Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Lawssince 1987, to which Robi