Graham Gee speaks on The Rule of Law after Miller

Graham Gee

Graham Gee

Earlier this month Professor Graham Gee participated on a high profile panel organised by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law on The Article 50 Brexit Appeal: The Rule of Law After Miller. The panel was chaired by the Rt Hon Lord Judge, the former Lord Chief Justice. The other panelists included Richard Ekins (University of Oxford), Lord Pannick QC (Blackstone Chambers, and the lead barrister in Miller), Jessica Simor QC (Matrix Chambers, and one of the barristers for the second claimant in Miller) and Professor Alison Young (University of Oxford). The event was held at the offices of Jones Day in London. A video of the panel can be found here.

Joe Tomlinson hosts seminar on the EEA framework in the School of Law

A seminar entitled ‘UK Quo Vadis? The EEA as a Workable Framework’ was held at the Law School on 3rd February.
The main speaker was Michael-James Clifton, Chef de Cabinet, Chambers of President Baudenbacher, EFTA Court. He spoke about the EEA framework operates and how it may relate to the UK post-Brexit. His presentation was chaired by Professor Robert Burrell and discussed by Professor Tamara Hervey and Dr Richard Kirkham.
A report from the seminar, produced with the assistance of Law School student Kristi Boyes, will be made available in due course.
The event was organised by Joe Tomlinson, Lecturer in Public Law at the University of Sheffield.

Pablo Castillo Ortiz to contribute to international research project on regional integration in Latin America

Dr Pablo Castillo Ortiz is a member of an international team led by Prof. Carlos Closa,  Spanish National Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), which has been awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy to undertake a research project examining the role of different regional integration organisations in Latin America. The research team includes members from the Spanish National Research Council, Science-Po in France, Free University of Berlin, University of Leicester and the University of Sheffield.


Jay Cullen’s blog post on Finance Watch – Shareholder Value in Banking: Legal Fictions and Financial Stability

Jay Cullen has written an article on Shareholder Value in Banking: Legal Fictions and Financial Stability which can be accessed on the Finance Watch blog at

The article is part of a series of blogs on a Finance Watch project on the representation of public interest in banking.


Jay Cullen comments on Bank Governance and Capital Regulation

Jay Cullen and Emilios Avgouleas have written a piece on the Oxford Business Law Blog entitled ‘Bank Governance and Capital Regulation – What is at the Root of Perverse Incentives? The blog post can be viewed at–-what-root-perverse



Graham Gee chairs high profile panel on the fallout of Art 50 case

On 28th November Professor Graham Gee chaired a high profile seminar on “Criticism and Accountability in Judging”, which explored some of the fallout of the High Court’s decision in Miller on Article 50. The seminar was run under the auspices of Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power Project. The panelists were Lord Hope (former Deputy President of the UK Supreme Court), Lord Howard (the former Leader of the Conservative Party and Home Secretary), Joshua Rozenberg (the country’s leading legal journalist and commentator) and Charles Moore (columnist at the Daily Telegraph and former editor of the Telegraph, the Sunday Telegraph and the Spectator). A video of the seminar can be found here.