Annual Pilgrim Fathers lecture
​Established by the Plymouth Law Society and hosted by the University of Plymouth 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.

Sir Terence Etherton, Master of the Rolls. Image courtesy: Law Society

Past speakers

2017Lady Black

2016Sir Brian Leveson

2015Lord Dyson

2014Lady Justice Hallett

2013 – Lord Justice Judge

2012 – Sir John Thomas

2011 – Sir Nicholas Wall

2010 – Lord Justice Thorpe

2009 – Lord Justice Toulson

2008 – Lord Neuberger

2007 – Sir Mark Farmer

2006 – Sir Anthony Clarke

2005 – Lord Falconer

2004 – Lord Phillips

2003 – Lady Justice Hale

2002 – Lord Justice Sedley

2001 – Lord Hoffman

2000 – Dame Butler-Sloss

1999 – Lord Woolf

1998 – Lord Irvine

1997 – Lord Alexander

1996 – Lord Slynn

1995 – Lord Mackay

1994 – Lord Bingham