The LMH Law Society is pleased to invite members of the Oxford Law Faculty to their next event at 5.30pm on Thursday 2nd June 2016, in the Simpkins Lee Theatre at LMH.

Nicholas Stadlen QC is a former Barrister of the Year and writer of the longest speech in English legal history (119 days). Mr Stadlen will be speaking about the Rivonia Trial lawyers, defendants and other anti-apartheid activists in the 1960s about whom he is currently writing a book. The Rivonia Trial took place following the arrest of 10 ANC leaders, working with Nelson Mandela, who were tried for 221 acts of sabotage. 

In addition to his distinguished career as a Barrister and High Court Judge, Mr Stadlen was founding Secretary of the British Irish Association, organizing conferences bringing together protagonists in Belfast, Dublin and London. He has also conducted interviews with Gerry Adams, Desmond Tutu, Tony Benn and many more.

As well as being a visiting fellow at St Antony’s College, Mr Stadlen is a former President of the Cambridge Union. 

The event will take the form of a conversation with LMH Principal Alan Rusbridger. This will be followed by a Q&A session and drinks. The event is free to attend and guests are welcome. If you would like to attend, please book online. If you have any queries, please email.