6pm - 8pm
Thursday 30 March 2023
Ukraine in Context: views from the bench on international criminal and humanitarian law
Join us for the annual Toulson Law Lecture given this year by our guest speaker Sir Howard Morrison KCMG, CBE, KC
University of Surrey
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The event is free to attend, but booking is essential.
- Sir Howard Morrison KCMG, CBE, KC
The Toulson Law Lecture
The University of Surrey Law School is delighted to welcome our guest speaker and former Judge of International Criminal Court in The Hague and current UK government-appointed Independent Advisor to the Ukrainian Prosecutor General on the subject of war crimes, Sir Howard Morrison KCMG, CBE, KC who will offer critical context to breaking news on the recent events in Ukraine which have drawn the world's attention to subject of war crimes.
About Sir Howard Morrison
Sir Howard Morrison is the UK government-appointed Independent Advisor to the Ukrainian Prosecutor General on the subject of war crimes.
He is a former Judge of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, where he served as President of the Appeals Division. His long and varied career includes service as a trial Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the case of Radovan Karadzic, a Senior Judge of the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus, and as defence counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
He was called to the Bar by Grays Inn in 1977 and is a Master of the Bench of Grays. He is an Honorary Professor of Law at both Warwick and Leicester Universities, being awarded an honorary doctorate (LLD) by the latter, and a Senior Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University.