28 November 2017: Lecture by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court in England & Wales, on "The future for the UK’s jurisdiction and English Law after Brexit"






The British Honorary Consulate Frankfurt am Main and the Institute for Law and Finance, Frankfurt am Main, have the pleasure to invite you to a lecture held by

Sir Geoffrey Vos
Chancellor of the High Court in England & Wales


“The future for the UK’s jurisdiction and English Law after Brexit”


Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 18:30 hrs

at the

British Honorary Consulate
Bockenheimer Anlage 44
60322 Frankfurt am Main
(U-Bahn: Alte Oper / S-Bahn: Taunusanlage / Parking: Alte Oper or Opernturm)


Sir Geoffrey will talk about recent developments in the Business & Property Courts of England & Wales and in London as an arbitration centre. He will consider the challenges that Brexit will bring to the legal community and to the judiciary. He will explore what is being done to ensure that confidence in British courts and legal services can be maintained. In addition, he will look at some legal developments in Europe and consider UK/EU cooperation post-Brexit.

Sir Geoffrey was appointed Chancellor of the High Court of England & Wales in 2016. Chancellor of the High Court is one of the most senior roles in the English judiciary. The High Court is the court with country-wide competence for all substantial legal matters, and it is divided in three divisions. The Chancellor heads the important Chancery Division, which handles specialist civil work. Sir Geoffrey was appointed a Judge of the High Court in 2009 and served as a Judge of the Courts of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey and of the Cayman Islands. He was subsequently appointed to the Court of Appeal of England and Wales in 2013, when he also became a member of the Privy Council. Moreover, he was President of the ENCJ from January 2015 to June 2016. He was educated at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge from 1973 to 1976, and was elected Honorary Fellow of that College in 2015.

The lecture and subsequent discussion will be in English.


Please register using the e-mail links. Registrations will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.