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Recovery or Radical Transformation: the effect of COVID-19 on justice systems


In discussion with Andrew Murray, the Master of the Rolls, Sir Geoffrey Vos, will be outlining the evolution of the civil justice system, including the potential of technology to alter fundamentally the administration of justice, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meet our speaker and chair

Geoffrey Vos began his appointment as Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice in January 2021. Sir Geoffrey previously served as Chancellor of the High Court of England and Wales from October 2016 to January 2021, and prior to this was President of the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary, and Lord Justice of Appeal.

Andrew Murray (@AndrewDMurray) is Professor of Law with particular reference to New Media and Technology Law and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA). He is also Deputy Head of LSE's Department of Law.


More about this event

The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a centre for research and graduate teaching on the processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the Institute was ranked first for research in its sector.

The Department of Law (@LSELaw) is one of the world's top law schools with an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and legal research. Our community is one of the largest in the School, and has played a major role in policy debates, policy-making and the education of lawyers and law teachers globally.

This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSECOVID19

Hosted by LSE European Institute and Department of Law. 

How can I attend?

This online public event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required. Registration will open after 10am via Zoom on Thursday 3 June.

17 Jun 2021