The University of Oxford Faculty of Law, in association with St John’s College, is hosting a Workshop and Memorial in honour of Professor Patrick Atiyah (1931-2018) on Saturday 10 November.

Professor P S Atiyah during his time as Professor of Law, School of General Studies, Australian National University

*This image is sourced from the collection of the Australian National University Archives:

Professor Atiyah was Professor of English Law at Oxford from 1977-1988 and was best known for his work on contract and tort.  The Faculty and Professor Atiyah’s family welcome anyone who may have known or worked with him during his career to join us in remembering and celebrating his life and scholarship. 


10.00-10.15 Arrival

10.15-11.15 Workshop 1
Professor William Twining and Professor James Goudkamp: Atiyah’s work, seen from then and seen from now

11:00-11:30 Tea & Coffee

11.30-12.30 Memorial

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.00 Workshop 2
Professor Hugh Collins: Atiyah on Contracts and Promises

14.00-15.00 Workshop 3
Professor Peter Cane and Professor Joanne Conaghan: Atiyah on Accidents and Compensation


The event is free, but attendees are required to sign up through our Eventbrite link here