Join us for a webinar chaired by Lord Burrows JSC, Justice of the UK
Supreme Court and featuring:

  • “Should judges make more use of academic writing and should academics make their writing more useful to judges?”, Mr Justice Andrew Baker (Admiralty Judge and Judge of the Commercial Court). Sir Andrew will explore the extents (and limits) of the use of academic writing in Commercial Court decisions concerning the law of unjust enrichment.
  • “The bigger picture: a comparative perspective on unjust enrichment issues in the Commercial Court”, Professor Birke Häcker, Schlegel Chair in Civil Law, Common Law and Comparative Law at the University of Bonn and formerly Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Oxford. Professor Häcker will look at various issues which have arisen in unjust enrichment case that have come before the Commercial Court, and consider how similar issues may be analysed and resolved in German law
  • “The Commercial Court’s contribution to the law of unjust enrichment: themes and landmarks”, Simon Salzedo KC (Brick Court Chambers and a Deputy High Court Judge sitting in the Commercial Court). The presentation will consider some of the key decisions on the law of unjust enrichment determined in cases litigated in the Commercial Court, and the influence of the commercial context in which they arose.

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