History of the Pilgrim Fathers lecture series

This year we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers lecture.

​Established by the Plymouth Law Society and hosted by Plymouth University and Plymouth City Council, the lecture has become a celebrated annual event in the legal profession calendar, attracting current and past Lord Chancellors, Lord Justices of Appeal and Lords of Appeal.

This year we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers lecture.
Speakers

1994    Lord Bingham
1995    Lord Mackay - Read Lord Mackay lecture notes
1996    Lord Slynn - Read Lord Slynn lecture notes
1997    Lord Alexander - Read Lord Alexander lecture notes
1998    Lord Irvine
1999    Lord Woolf
2000    Dame Butler-Sloss
2001    Lord Hoffman
2002    Lord Justice Sedley
2003    Lady Justice Hale
2004    Lord Phillips
2005    Lord Falconer
2006    Sir Anthony Clarke
2007    Sir Mark Farmer
2008    Lord Neuberger
2009    Lord Justice Toulson
2010    Lord Justice Thorpe
2011    Sir Nicholas Wall
2012    Sir John Thomas
2013    Lord Justice Judge