Lord Burnett

Rethinking our Thinking: 21st Century Justice

by Lord Burnett of Maldon, the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Tuesday 5 March, 6.15pm, Lecture Theatre 4, The Arts Tower, Western Bank, S10 2TN

Following the lecture, a drinks reception will take place for all attendees.


Enquiries, Email: eventsteam@sheffield.ac.uk, Tel: 0114 222 1032


The judiciary is helping to shape the most ambitious courts and tribunals modernisation programme in over 100 years. In this short address, the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales will outline the importance of this work and how it will improve access to justice and the way in which the courts work.

The Lord Chief Justice, who is bringing the Court of Appeal to Sheffield for two days, will also touch on the widening diversity of the judiciary. After hearing from the Lord Chief Justice, Professor Richard Percival from the School of Law and Gul Nawaz Hussain QC, Bank House Chambers, will share their thoughts. A Q&A session will then follow chaired by Louise Glover, Director of Civic Engagement, School of Law.