The BFHU Legal Group has been in existence since the early 50s and supports the Hebrew University Faculty of Law. It is run by a committee comprising barristers and solicitors and a member of the BFHU team.
The Legal Group organises the annual Lionel Cohen Lecture at the Hebrew University where a prominent UK lawyer is invited to deliver a lecture on a specialist topic.
Previous recent lecturers include Lord Dyson, Sir Christopher Greenwood GBE CMG QC, Professor Philippe Sands QC, Sir Terence Etherton, The Rt Hon Lady Justice Hallett CBE, Sir Stanley Burnton, Baron Grabiner QC, Baron Judge Kt PC, The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger and Baron Collins of Mapesbury PC, FBA.
The group holds an annual Legal Dinner celebrating the Lionel Cohen lecture.
The group has previously been chaired by various leading UK lawyers including Ellis Birk and Lord Dyson and for the past twelve years by Lord Pannick QC, a leading Public Law and Human Rights barrister and a cross bencher in the House of Lords.
All members of the legal profession and law students are welcome to join our mailing list and attend our events.