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The Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies is pleased to announce the

Sixth Law Reform Project Workshop

Reforming the Law: addressing the challenges and opportunities in small jurisdictions

Friday 3rd November 2023, 14:00 to 17:30

Opening welcome and introduction (14:00 - 14:15)

Dr Enrico Albanesi, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Genova, and IALS Associate Research Fellow, University of London

Jonathan Teasdale, IALS Associate Research Fellow, University of London, and former Lawyer with the Law Commission for England & Wales

Co-Leaders of the IALS Law Reform Project in London

Reforming the law of Wales: the Law Commission’s work so far (14:15 - 14:45, incl. questions/discussion)

Henni Ouahes, Head of Public Law and the Law in Wales, Law Commission for England & Wales, London and Dr James George, senior drafter at the Office of Legislative Counsel

Law Reform in Crown Dependencies: A Jersey Perspective (14:45 - 15:15, incl. questions/discussion)

Professor Claire de Than, Chair of the Jersey Law Commission

The establishment of the Law Commission in the Seychelles in 2022: challenges and opportunities (15:15 – 15:45, incl. questions/discussion)
Stefan Knights, International Legal Consultant

Break for tea/coffee (15:45 - 16:05)

The Malta Law Commission: New opportunities in light of the Statute Law Revision Act, 2021 (16:05 – 16:35, incl. questions/discussion)

Dr Ivan Sammut, Associate Professor, L'Università ta' Malta and IALS Associate Research Fellow, University of London.

Making and changing law in Small Jurisdictions: introducing a new publication(16:35 - 17:05, incl. questions/discussion)

Dr Caroline Morris, Director of the Centre for Small States and Reader in Law, Queen Mary University of London

Closing remarks by IALS Law Reform Project co-leaders (17:05 - 17:20)

The seminar will be followed by a drinks reception.

This event is free to attend, but booking is required.