2016 Sir Michael Birt Caroline Weatherill Memorial Lecture
Article Posted: 23rd Jan 2017
Sir Michael Birt Presents the Caroline Weatherill Memorial Lecture
The Isle of Man Law Society was pleased to welcome Sir Michael Birt as its guest speaker on the 13 October 2016. Sir Michael was appointed Attorney General of Jersey in 1994 before being sworn in as Deputy Bailiff in 2000 and Bailiff in July 2009. Sir Michael met His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, the Isle of Man Judiciary, advocates and members of the public for canapés and drinks before presenting his lecture on the power of the UK to legislate for the Crown Dependencies without consent – fact or fiction. The lecture was very well received by a packed Manx Museum lecture theatre and was followed by a questions from the audience ending with a rapturous round of applause.
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