Presented by Professor Hector MacQueen, Edinburgh Law School

Has there ever really been a revolution in private law, never mind the law of obligations? This lecture addresses that question by considering the relationship between law and revolution in general.

If the development of private law can be characterised as revolutionary at any point, then the revolutionaries included those who wrote about law in a systematic manner, the codifiers whose work followed on from political revolutions, and the merchants whose business needs otherwise left the law behind.

Join us for refreshments in the Portrait Gallery after the lecture.

Registrations close 21 June—please bring your ticket for quick check-in.


CPD points: 1 point per hour, self-assessed (BAQ and QLS)

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Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law
Level 3, 415 George Street, Brisbane
The Banco Court