Professor Tettenborn Delivers Current Legal Problems Lecture

On January 16 Professor Tettenborn delivered the first of the 2014 Current Legal Problems lecture series in the Faculty of Laws at University College London.

This long-established series of sponsored public lectures is recognised as a major reference point for legal scholarship; in addition it forms the basis of the annual volume entitled "Current Legal Problems". 

10 Mar Andrew Tettenborn lecture










Professor Tettenborn speaking at a Conference  

The lecture, chaired by Lord Justice Longmore and introduced by Prof Robert Chambers, was very well-attended and gave an opportunity to Professor Tettenborn to make the case for an English Contract Code . He argued cogently that contract should be codified, and that - contrary to many contemporary commentators -- a codification from a purely English perspective might well make better sense that a European-inspired one. The lecture ended - like all Current Legal Problems lectures -- with lively debate and an equally lively reception. Those who attended left the lecture on a foul London evening feeling at least intellectually stimulated.