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Watch again - Lord Briggs lecture

Published: 16 November 2017

On Monday 20th November Southampton Law School and Hampshire Law Society were delighted to host a lecture and Q&A with Lord Briggs, newly appointed to the Supreme Court. Lord Briggs delivered a lecture on The Civil Courts Structure Review and The Online Court which was followed by a Q&A session chaired by Russell Evans, President of Hampshire Law Society.  Watch the lecture again, by visiting this link: screening it through Panopto.

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Lord Briggs lecture - Civil Courts Structure Review and The Online Court
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Lord Briggs lecture - Civil Courts Structure Review and The Online Court
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Lord Briggs lecture - Civil Courts Structure Review and The Online Court
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Lord Briggs lecture - Civil Courts Structure Review and The Online Court
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Lord Briggs lecture - Civil Courts Structure Review and The Online Court
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Lord Briggs lecture - Civil Courts Structure Review and The Online Court
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Lord Briggs lecture - Civil Courts Structure Review and The Online Court

Lord Briggs

Sir Michael Briggs is the current Deputy Head of Civil Justice of England and Wales. He was called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn in 1978. He was Junior Counsel to the Crown Chancery from 1988 -1994. He was appointed as a QC in 1994. From 1999 to 2000 he was chairman of the Bar Council’s Law Reform Committee. He was made a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn in 2001.
Later in 2001 he was appointed as the Attorney General to the Duchy of Lancaster; a position he held until 2006. He was a High Court Chancery Judge from 2006-2013, a member of the Civil Procedure Rule Committee between 2006 and 2009 and the Vice Chancellor of the County of Palatine of Lancaster from 2012-2013. He was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal in April 2013.He was the Judge in charge of the Chancery Modernisation Review in 2013 and was the Personal Support Unit liaison judge until January 2016. In July 2015 he was commissioned by the Lord Chief Justice and Master of the Rolls to look at the Civil Court Structure in England and Wales and the final report was delivered in July 2016.
In July it was announced that he had been appointed to the Supreme Court with effect from 2nd October 2017.

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