Details of past lectures are stored in our Hamlyn lectures archive.
The 2010 lecture, Lawyers and the Public Good, delivered by Professor Alan Paterson OBE, is now available.
The Hamlyn Trust
"In loving memory of Emma Warburton Hamlyn daughter of William Bussell and Emma Gorsuch Hamlyn born Nov 5th 1860, died Sept 1st 1941"
The Hamlyn Trust was created in 1948, by Miss Emma Hamlyn in memory of her father, a solicitor and Justice of the Peace in Torquay, Devon. The object of the Trust is to further knowledge and understanding of the law; this is achieved through an annual series of public lectures by distinguished judges, legal practitioners, academic lawyers and other eminent speakers. For further information, please view The Hamlyn Legacy (.pdf)
The trust is administered from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.
The Trustees represent all parts of the UK:
Professor Chantal Stebbings, University of Exeter (Chair)
Professor R Greaves, The University of Glasgow
Ms Clare Dyer, The Guardian
Professor R Halson, University of Leeds
Professor J Morison, Queen’s University, Belfast
Sir Stephen Sedley
Professor Avrom Sherr, University of London
Contact the Hamlyn Trust
Secretary to the Chair of the Trust
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Charles Clore House
17 Russell Square
Tel: 020 7862 5849