UCL Faculty of Laws


International justice and the rule of law: the 70th anniversary of Nuremberg

19 November 2015, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm

Nuremberg Trials

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UCL Centre for International Course and Tribunals with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law


British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

An event to mark the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials. The event will provide an opportunity to hear leading experts and relatives of those participating in the trial reflect on this important moment for the rule of law and international justice. This event will offer a historical perspective and comment on the legacy
of the Tribunal and its influence on the development of international criminal law. It will provide an assessment of the Nuremberg trial, consider the Tribunal’s place in the evolution of modern international criminal law, and explore prospects for the future.


  • Tom Blackmore (grandson of Sir David Maxwell Fyfe, Prosecutor at Nuremberg)
  • Niklas Frank (son of Hans Frank, defendant at Nuremberg)
  • Lord Justice Fulford (Deputy Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales, and former judge International Criminal Court 2003-2012)
  • Dr Fabricio Guariglia (Director of the Prosecutions Division, International Criminal Court)
  • Patrick Lawrence QC (4 New Square and grandson of Sir Geoffrey Lawrence, Presiding Judge, Nuremberg)
  • Professor Philippe Sands QC (Professor of Law and Director of the Centre on International Courts and Tribunals, UCL Faculty of Laws and Matrix Chambers)
  • Ann Tusa and Sir John Tusa (Authors of ‘The Nuremberg Trial’)


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