2018 Fukuoka Congress – UK national rapporteurs

 

 

 

I.A. LEGAL HISTORY AND ETHNOGRAPHY

 

Comparative Law and multicultural legal classes: challenge or opportunity? Dr Myriam Hunter-Henin

UCL Laws

 

I.B. GENERAL LEGAL THEORY AND LEGAL PHILOSOPHY

 

Property meeting the challenge of the « commons » (the topic should include the problem of land grabbing) Professor Sue Farran

University of Northumbria Law School

 

I.C. COMPARATIVE LAW AND UNIFICATION OF THE LAW

 

The UNIDROIT Principles as a common frame of reference for the uniform interpretation of national laws. Professor Camilla Andersen

The University of Western Australia (M253)

 

II.A. CIVIL LAW

 

Compensation schemes for damages caused by healthcare and alternatives to court proceedings Colm McGrath

Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Multicultural challenges in Family Law Professor Jane Mair

University of Glasgow

Information obligations and disinformation of consumers (the topic should include aspects concerning negotiation) Professor John Cartwright

University of Oxford

 

II.B. PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

 

Optional choice of courts agreements Dr Louise Merrett

Trinity College Cambridge

Private International Law for corporate social responsibility Dr Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm

University of Edinburgh

 

II.C. CIVIL PROCEDURE

 

The anti-suit injunction in arbitral and judicial procedures Dr Hakeem Seriki

University of East Anglia

 

III.A. COMMERCIAL LAW

 

Control of price terms in standard contracts terms Professor Christopher Willett

University of Essex

Groups of companies Dr Remus Valsan

University of Edinburgh

Legal regulation of crowdfunding Mr Andrew Charlesworth

University of Bristol

 

 III.B. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

 

Security rights on Intellectual Property Dr Jan Bornheim

University of Essex

 

III.C. LABOUR LAW

 

Collective bargaining between individual employment contracts and statutory labour law Dr Astrid Sanders

London School of Economics

 

III.D. AIR AND MARITIME LAW

 

Legal aspects of cruises

 

Johanna Hjalmarsson

Southampton Law School

 

IV.A. PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW

 

The fight against poverty and the right to development Dr Raza Saeed

University of Warwick

 

IV.B. CONSTITUTIONNAL LAW

 

Formal and informal constitutional amendment Dr Eirik Bjorge

University of Oxford

Reconciling legal pluralism and constitutionalism: new trajectories for legal theory in the global age Dr Athanasios Psygkas

University of Bristol

 

IV. C. HUMAN RIGHTS

 

The right to be forgotten Sabine Jacques

University of East Anglia

 

IV.D. ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

 

Deference to the Administration in judicial review Sophie Boyron

Birmingham Law School

 

V.A. PENAL LAW

 

Juvenile delinquency under recent developments in children’s rights : Child as perpetrator and victim of criminal offences Professor Kathryn Hollingsworth

Newcastle Law School

 

V.B. PENAL PROCEDURE

 

Confidentiality of correspondence with counsel as necessary requirement of the right to a fair trial Professor Richard Stone

Lincoln Law School

 

VI. COMPUTER LAW

 

Data protection in the internet (the topic should include Private International Law aspects) Dr Daithi Mac Sithigh

Newcastle Law School

 

VII. MEDICAL LAW AND BIOETHIC

 

Legal aspects of genetic testing regarding insurance and employment Mr Gerard Porter

School of Law University of Edinburgh

 

IX. ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

 

Climate change and the liability of individuals Dr Ole Pedersen

Newcastle Law School

 

VARIA

 

Solidarity across generations Dr Brian Sloan

University of Cambridge