Events

May
27
Thu
Webinar COVID-19 Symposium Webinar Part one
May 27 @ 08:45 – 13:00

 

 

COVID-19 Symposium: Constitutional, political, social and health threats and challenges in France and the United Kingdom.

 On 27 May 2021 Start at 08.45am  to 1pm 

COVID-19 Symposium Webinar Part one

This symposium is co-organised by Aurélien Antoine (Jean-Monnet Saint Étienne University and Lyon University), Andrew Blick (King’s College London), Géraldine Gadbin-George (Panthéon-Assas University) and Elizabeth Gibson-Morgan (Poitiers University) in association with the Franco-British Lawyers Society (FBLS).

Programme

08:45 am: Plenary session hosted by Ian Forrester and moderated by Leonardo Carpentieri, Chair of the Franco-British Lawyers Society’s English Committee.

Ian Forrester QC LLD

President of the FBLS and formerly Judge of the General Court of the European Union.

Leonardo Carpentieri.

Chair of the Committee of the Franco-British Lawyers Society for England and Wales.

09:00 am – 11:00 am, Roundtable 1 – “How we handled the pandemic: Public Policies and Constitutional Perspectives” 

Paul Evans

former Clerk of the House of Commons. Expertise: “Covid and the British Parliament”

Elina Lemaire

Professor-Elect in Public Law at the University of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. Expertise: “Etat d’urgence sanitaire et contrôle parlementaire du gouvernement en France”

Pippa Catterall

Professor of History and Policy at the University of Westminster Expertise: “The embodied Constitution: Citizens, Bodies and Covid”

Sébastien Brameret

Senior Lecturer in Public Law, at the University of Grenoble. Expertise: “Nationalisation en temps de pandémie: une opportunité manquée?”

Emma Guernaoui

PhD student in Public Law, at the University of Montpellier / Panthéon-Assas . Expertise: “La régulation économique des autorités administratives et publiques indépendantes en temps de crise sanitaire”

Alexander McKenna

PhD student, King’s College London. Expertise: “Covid 19 and government communications in the UK”

11:00 am – 12:45 pm, Round Table 2 – “Pandemic and freedoms: a difficult conciliation

Rebecca Moosavian

Associate Professor in Law at the University of Leeds. Expertise: “Covid-19 legislation and human rights in the UK & France”

Anne Cousson

Senior Lecturer in British Studies, at the University of Poitiers. Expertise: “Defining human rights in the time of Covid (focusing mainly on France)”

Charlotte Denizeau

Senior Lecturer in Public Law, at the University of Panthéon-Assas. Expertise: “Eurostar and the Covid crisis”

Evelyne Bonis

Professor in Criminal Law at the Bordeaux Law School and Head of the Bordeaux Institute of Judicial Studies (IEJ). Expertise: “Coronavirus et prison : la question des aménagements de peine des détenus”

Akila Taleb-Karlsson

Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law at the University of Toulon. Expertise: “Coronavirus crisis and disadvantaged people: the case of prisoners in light of the fundamental rights guaranteed in the course of criminal proceedings”

12:45 pm –1 pm:  Questions & Answers and concluding remarks.

To register Please email Sophia Administrator at fbls@outlook.com

This event was organised with the support of the following research centres:

May
28
Fri
Webinar COVID-19 Symposium Webinar Part two
May 28 @ 08:45 – 13:00

 

COVID-19 Symposium: Constitutional, political, social and health threats and challenges in France and the United Kingdom.

 On 28 May 2021 Start at 08.45am  to 1pm 

COVID-19 Symposium Webinar Part Two

This symposium is co-organised by Aurélien Antoine (Jean-Monnet Saint Étienne University and Lyon University), Andrew Blick (King’s College London), Géraldine Gadbin-George (Panthéon-Assas University) and Elizabeth Gibson-Morgan (Poitiers University) in association with the Franco-British Lawyers Society (FBLS).

Programme:

08:45 am: Plenary session during which Lord Morgan will elaborate on the History of pandemics from the plague to Covid-19 via the Spanish Flu. This session will be moderated by Anne Cousson, Senior Lecturer in British Studies, at the University of Poitiers.

Lord Morgan

is a Labour Peer and former member of the House of Lords Constitutional Committee.

Anne Cousson

Senior Lecturer in British Studies, at the University of Poitiers.

09:00 am –11:00 am, Round Table 3 – “ Health sector (national and global) issues”

Professor Cazenave-Roblot

Head of Department of Infectious Diseases at the University Hospital Centre, CHU Poitiers. Expertise: “Dealing with Covid in a French Hospital: Threats and Challenges”

Doctor Anne-Emmanuelle Gibson

coordinating doctor. Expertise : “ Un an de Covid en maison de retraite entre accompagnement bienveillant des personnes âgées et contrôle sanitaire”

Charles Couédic de Kérérant

Secretary of the FBLS and Lecturer in Private Law at the University Paris Dauphine. Expertise: “Covid caregiver reinforcement /volunteering at the French Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital”

Yseult Marique

Lecturer in Law at the Essex Law School. Expertise: “Sciences and politics in times of Covid-19: Comparison between the UK and France”

Pascal Cudicio

Lecturer in British Studies at the University of Pantheon-Assas. Expertise: “Covid and global health diplomacy. The case study of Britain and France”

11:00 am –12:45 pm, Round Table 4 – “What has changed and changes across different sectors and international perspective.”

Marta Wojciechowska

Postdoctoral Research Associate at King’s College, London. Expertise : “Democratic innovations and the post-pandemic recovery ”

Professor Daniel Susskind

Fellow in Economics at Oxford University and Visiting Professor at King’s College, London. Expertise: “Covid and work policies”

Stephanie Bory

Professor-Elect in British Studies at the University of Lyon. Expertise: “Covid-19: Boosting or killing calls for Welsh independence?”

Elizabeth Sheppard-Sellam

Senior Lecturer of Political Science and US civilisation at the University of Tours. Expertise: “Coronavirus cybercrime et cyberterrorism proceedings”

Leonardo Carpentieri

Solicitor (England & Wales), Avocat à la Cour (Paris), Head of the Management Committee of the Franco-British Lawyers Society for England and Wales. Expertise: “Covid-19 and international arbitration: key procedural and substantive considerations”

12:45 pm – 1 pm:  Questions & Answers and concluding remarks.

To register please contact Sophia Administrator at fbls@outlook.com

 

This event was organised with the support of the following research centres

Jun
10
Thu
Webinar Brexit and family law event
Jun 10 @ 18:00 – 19:30

In this Webinar we will consider the impact Brexit had on family law on both sides of the channel. It will look into how French lawyers now deal with a case with a UK element and how English lawyers do so with a case that has a French element. It will look into both the financial and the children aspect of family law.

Host:

 

Floriane Laruelle is a solicitor at Dawson Cornwell in the children Department.

Speakers:

 

Véronique Chauveau French lawyer specialised in cross border children law at Cabinet d’Avocats Véronique Chauveau & Associés.

Alexandre Boiché French lawyer specialised in cross border at Cabinet Alexandre Boiché

Lisette Dupré English solicitor specialised in cross border matrimonial finance at Dawson Cornwell.

Jun
25
Fri
Franco-British Maritime Colloquium (TBC)
Jun 25 @ 18:00 – Jun 26 @ 20:00

More information will be posted at a later date

Aug
11
Wed
Complex tax issues arising between France and the United Kingdom sponsors by Lombard Odier (TBC)
Aug 11 @ 18:00 – 19:30

Definitive date to be confirm
More information will be published very soon

Aug
30
Mon
Visit to the European Court of Human Rights – Strasbourg (TBC)
Aug 30 @ 09:00 – 16:00
Visit to the European Court of Human Rights - Strasbourg (TBC)

Date to be confirmed

More information at a later date

Sep
15
Wed
France-UK: New Migration / Immigration laws and how to navigate them (TBC)
Sep 15 @ 18:00 – 19:30

Definitive date to be confirm
More information will be published very soon

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