Europa Institute Hosts UK Supreme Court President

Institute hosts Lord Neuberger for its annual Mitchell Lecture on European law


11 Nov 2016

The Edinburgh Europa Institute hosted the Rt Hon the Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, today for its annual Mitchell Lecture.

Lord Neuberger spoke to the title: Some Thoughts on Judicial Reasoning Across Jurisdictions, outlining his perspective on the relationships and workings between national and international courts.

The Europa Institite’s Mitchell Lecture is its annual European law lecture named after its founder, Professor JDB Mitchell.

The lecture was chaired by the Rt Hon Prof Sir David Edward, Edinburgh Europa Institute Chair, and attended by Prof Sir Tim O’Shea, Principal of the University of Edinburgh. The event was organised by Dr Tobias Lock, Edinburgh Europa Institute Co-Director.

Rt Hon Prof Sir David Edward KCMG QC FRSE, Europa Institute Chair, is Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Edinburgh.

Dr Tobias Lock, Europa Institute Co-Director, is Senior Lecturer in European Union Law at the University of Edinburgh.


The Edinburgh Europa Institute is the University of Edinburgh's research centre on European integration. Founded in 1968, it is the oldest organsation of its kind in Scotland and the UK. The Institute occupies a strategic position in academic and policy debates on Europe and organises a range of events and activities for academics, practitioners and the wider public.