Surrey - Spring meeting
Thursday 31 March 2022, 10.30am BST
The Cambridge Society of Surrey Spring Meeting will comprise a fascinating talk on “Madmen, Privateers and the Road to an International Court” by the Master of Magdalene College Cambridge, Sir Christopher Greenwood, followed by a Q&A and lunch at the Surrey Downs Golf Club.
Christopher Greenwood is the Master of Magdalene College, a Judge of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, and an international arbitrator. He was a Judge of the International Court of Justice from 2009 to February 2018. Born in 1955, he was educated at Raeburn Park School, Singapore, Wellingborough School, and Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he obtained degrees in Law (BA, 1976) and International Law (LLB/LLM, 1977) with first-class honours, and was elected a Fellow of Magdalene College Cambridge in 1978. He taught international law at Cambridge for nearly twenty years before being appointed to a Chair of International Law at the London School of Economics in 1996. He was elected an Honorary Fellow of Magdalene College in 2009. Christopher Greenwood was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1978, becoming a Bencher in 2003, and was Lent Term Reader in 2020. He became a Queen’s Counsel in 1999. Before going to the International Court as a Judge in 2009, he regularly appeared as counsel in the English courts, the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, and various other tribunals.
If you would like to attend this event please complete the booking form below. Your buffet lunch is included in your ticket price, and there will be a pay bar (please use cards only).
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