Inaugural event: Forum Conveniens

Event Name Inaugural event: Forum Conveniens
Start Date 19th Nov 2014 5:30pm
End Date 19th Nov 2014 8:00pm
Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes

We are delighted to announce the setting up of Forum Conveniens, a forum based at Edinburgh Law School and dedicated to International Private Law (Private International Law). Its base in Edinburgh reflects the distinctive role of Scots law in the development of the subject but at the same time the focus of the Forum is international.

Its goal is to provide a means of bringing together interested parties (including academic lawyers, practitioners, the judiciary, law reformers, and policy makers) for discussion and exchange of ideas.

Presentations will be given by Peter Hay (LQC Lamar Professor of Law Emeritus, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta) and Symeon C Symeonides (Dean Emeritus Alex L Parks Distinguished Chair in Law, Willamette University College of Law, Oregon).

More information on Peter Hay

More information on Symeon C Symeonides 

Free, ticketed and open to all. Booking essential.

Register on Eventbrite for Forum Conveniens HERE.    

If you wish to have further information about Forum Conveniens, please contact Professor Gerry Maher ( or Dr Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm (