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2017 Annual Employment Lecture: The Common Law Constitution At Work

42 Bedford Row invite you to their 2017 Annual Lecture on Thursday 28th September 2017 at 18.00pm:

Followed by a drinks reception where you will get the opportunity to meet the speakers and members from our employment team.

42 Bedford Row are delighted to announce that Professor Alan Bogg will deliver our 2017 Annual Lecture.

Inspired by recent successes in cases such as the Unison challenge to employment tribunal fees and the Uber litigation, Professor Bogg considers the prospects for a progressive common law constitution at work and argues that it is time for workers and their lawyers to think afresh about the common law as a progressive strategy. Given the prospects of Brexit and the removal of EU law as a constraint on workplace injustice, this may countenance a new constitutional role for the common law as a source of workers’ rights.

Speakers:

Professor Alan Bogg

Alan was a Law Fellow at Hertford College, Oxford and a Professor of Labour Law in the Faculty of Law. He has recently moved to the University of Bristol as Professor of Labour Law. He is interested in all aspects of the legal regulation of work, and his work has been widely cited nationally and internationally. His work has been influential in the UK Supreme Court on sham self-employment and the illegality doctrine, and in the Supreme Court of Canada on the constitutional right to collective bargaining. He was awarded the Peter Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship in 2010, and the Philip Leverhulme Prize for outstanding research achievement in 2014.

The seminar will be held at:

The Large Pension Room
Benchers’ Entrance
The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
8 South Square
Gray’s Inn
London
WC1R 5ET

Please email events@42br.com to book your place.

We hope to see you there.


11.09.2017