Skip navigation

The 50th Anniversary London-Leiden Conference on European Law: The Rule of Law in the European Union

25th June 2011

This event is being organized by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and the Europa Instituut of the University of Leiden

Detailed programme available to download here.

This year marks the remarkable 50th anniversary of the London-Leiden Conference on European Law. To mark this occasion, the event will reflect on the impact that the EU legal and regulatory framework has had on the Rule of Law. The maintenance, development and promotion of the rule of law is of fundamental importance for the human dignity and well-being of people everywhere. It provides the foundations for good governance, accountability, certainty and legality which are core conditions for an effective economy and a fair society. This June, the London-Leiden conference will consider issues such as standing under the Treaty of Lisbon, the application of preliminary references by national courts, and procedures in criminal and competition law, in the wider context of the rule of law.

Sponsored by

Event Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by us
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law reserves the right to modify or cancel any event if unforeseen circumstances arise. If we cancel an event we shall inform you as soon as possible using the contact details provided to us and offer you a full refund.

Cancellation by you
All cancellations must be made in writing via email to and be no less than one week prior to the event.

Payment for registration will always be required, and must be made prior to the event. If sufficient written notification of cancellation is received, a full refund will be given. If insufficient notice is given, payment for your registration will still be required.

By registering for an event, you have confirmed that you have read and understood our cancellation policy.


New group action procedure in Scotland

New group action procedure in Scotland ...


Merricks v Mastercard Inc : Collective Actions Re-invigorated

Merricks v Mastercard Inc : Collective Actions Re-invigorated...