The ILPC is honoured to announce that  Robert Spano, former President of the European Court of Human Rights, will deliver the ILPC Annual Lecture 2023.

Mr Spano is a Partner in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and a tenured Professor of Law, University of Iceland. Mr Spano is an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple and has published extensively in the areas of international dispute resolution, public international law, digital rights, and human rights law. During his time at the Strasbourg Court, he took part in deciding some of the leading landmark cases examining digital rights, mass surveillance, national security, online content moderation and freedom of expression, such as Delfi v Estonia (2015), Big Brother Watch v United Kingdom (2021) and NIT S.R.L. v Republic of Moldova (2022).

The Annual Lecture will launch the proceedings of the ILPC Annual Conference taking place on 23-24 November 2023. Attendance (in person and online) will be free thanks to the support of our sponsors, although registration is required as places are limited.

Further details and registration link will be shared soon.

We hope you can join us.