Critical Law and Corporate Social Responsibility Network Conference

Pg09 (Powell Building), Canterbury Campus, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU
Social and Applied Sciences
Wednesday 7 June 2017 (12:30-18:30)
For further information please contact Dr Adeze Okoye

'Critical Law and Corporate Crime'

Corporations are a central feature of today's globalised world yet their relationship with wider society can be problematic. A catalogue of recent high profile scandals have drawn attention to this troubled relationship. This conference continues the discussion on critical legal perspectives and corporate social responsibility [CSR] started at an event in 2016 at the Institute of Advanced Legal studies (IALS) London. The focus this year is on critical law and corporate crimes (& wrongs). The spotlight is on the corporation as a legal person and it's capability and tendency to commit crimes and wrongs. This will cover critical issues like modern slavery, corruption, environmental wrongs and tax avoidance.

Our keynote speakers are:

  • Desiree Artesi (Barrister & Bencher, Inner Temple)
  • Dr Olga Martin-Ortega (Reader, University of Greenwich)

Other guest speakers include:

  • Dr Carrie Bradshaw (Lecturer, University of York),
  • Dr Gbenga Oduntan (Reader, University of Kent)
  • David Travers QC (6 Pump Court)
  • Katherine Buckle (Barrister, QEB Hollis Whiteman)
  • John Christensen (Director, Tax Justice Network) and more...

There will also be an introduction to a CCCU Staff new book - A Okoye Legal Approaches and Corporate Social Responsibility [Routledge, 2017]  by Dr Renginee Pillay (University of Essex)

[full programme will be added soon]...

This event is open to students, staff and practitioners both within and outside the university. This event is funded by the Society of Legal Scholars and the Honourable society of the Inner temple. This is a free event. 


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