M. Guy Canivet, First President of the Cour de Cassation
M. Jean-François Burgelin, Procureur Général of
the Cour de Cassation The Rt. Hon., The Lord Woolf of Barnes, Lord Chief Justice of
England and Wales
M. Yves Guéna, President of the Conseil Constitutionnel
M. Renaud Denoix de Saint Marc, Vice-President of the Conseil d’Etat The Rt. Hon., The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Master of
End of Conference
from the official launch of Professor Basil Markesinis' website of translated
major French cases under the auspices of the Institute of Global Law of University
College London and the Institute of Transnational Law of University of Texas
School of Law.
Woolf of Barnes, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and Lady Woolf,
followed by Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Master of the Rolls, and
Lady Phillips greeted by the Garde Republicaine upon arrival at the French
Basil Markesinis, QC, LL.D., DCL. FBA. talking about the new site
Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine of Lairg, signing the Minutes of the proceedings
under the watchful eye of the First President of the French Supreme Court
M. Guy Canivet. (Read speech)
to right: Lord and Lady Woolf, M Burgelin, the Procureur General of the
Cour de Cassation, the British Ambassador to France, The Lord Chancellor,
Lord Irvine of Lairg, M. Canivet, Lord Phillips, M. Denoix de Saint Marc,
Vice President of the Council of State, Dean Michael Bridge of the UCL
Faculty of Law, M. Yves Guena, President of the Constitutional Court,
Lady Phillips, Professor and Mrs Markesinis.
Woolf and Phillips listening to the speeches.
partial view of the Grand' Chambre of the Court, with the French Minister
of Europe, Madame Noelle Lenoir (formerly of the French Constitutional
Court) surrounded by Members of the French Academy and, in particular,
M Foyer (former Minister of Justice) and Ambassador Alan Plantey (former
President of the Academy).
opening (seated in the seats normally reserved for the Justices) from
left to right:
Professor Markesinis, M Burgelin, Lord Phillips, Lord Woolf, Lord Irvine,
President Guena, Vice President Saint Mark. At the podium, the First President,
M. Guy Canivet.