The University of Bristol School of Law and the Jean Monnet Chair in European Law are organizing a workshop on The Law and Practice of Piracy at Sea: European and International Perspectives
Thursday 12 July
14:00 Welcome - Setting out the scene: Panos Koutrakos and Achilles Skordas (Bristol)
14:15 Conceptual exploration of the notion of piracy
16:00 The EU and counter-piracy approaches
17:30 Drinks reception
Friday 13 July
9:00 International actors and counter-piracy approaches
14:00 Piracy and international norms
16:30 Synthesis of counter-piracy approaches
Attendance is free but limited - please contact Ms Toni Walsh
Thursday 15 March, 2012
Sir David was called to the Bar in 1962 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1974. He was Salvesen Professor of European Institutions and Director of the Europa Institute at the School of Law of the University of Edinburgh from 1985 to 1989. He was then appointed one of the inaugural Judges of the newly-created European Court of First Instance, and in 1992 was appointed Judge of the European Court of Justice, a position from which he retired in 2004. He was appointed a Knight of the Order of St Michael and St George in 2004, having been made a Companion of that Order in 1981, and in 2005 was sworn of the Privy Council. He is Professor Emeritus of the School of Law of the University of Edinburgh and a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Sir David was in conversation with Professor Panos Koutrakos, Professor of European Union Law and Jean Monnet Chair in European Law at Bristol Law School. Access recording here.
For more details on Sir David's life and career, see the Judge David Edward Oral History site at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.