‘Rights, Wrongs, and Injustices: Taking Remedies Seriously’: 2018 Cambridge Freshfields Lecture

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  • On 8 May 2018 Professor Stephen Smith of McGill University delivered the 2018 Cambridge Freshfields Lecture entitled “Rights, Wrongs, and Injustices: Taking Remedies Seriously”.

    The Cambridge Freshfields Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest of the Cambridge Private Law Centre, and the event is sponsored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

    Stephen Smith is internationally renowned for his work in private law. He is the James McGill Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University, and teaches and researches common law and civil law obligations and legal theory. A former law clerk to Chief Justice Brian Dickson, Professor Smith is the author of Contract Theory (2004) and Atiyah’s Introduction to the Law of Contract, 6th ed (2005). He is in Cambridge for the Easter Term as a Herbert Smith Freehills Visitor/British Academy Visiting Fellow.

    More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Private Law Centre website:


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