University of London

Sir Henry Brooke Annual Lecture 2019

Tuesday 12 November 2019, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
The Auditorium, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Northcliffe House, 26-28 Tudor Street, London, EC4Y 0BQ

On behalf of the Trustees of the British and Irish legal Information Institute (BAILII), the University of London is delighted to host the annual BAILII lecture on Tuesday 12 November.

Following an introduction by Sir Ross Cranston, Chair of BAILII Trustees, the Rt Hon Lord Justice Sales, Justice of the Supreme Court of the UK, will deliver a lecture titled, 'Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence and the Law’.

About Lord Sales

Lord Sales was called to the Bar of England and Wales at Lincoln's Inn in 1985 and was appointed First Treasury Junior Counsel in 1997. He was an Assistant Recorder from 1999 to 2001, Recorder from 2001 and 2008, and Deputy High Court Judge from 2004 and 2008.

He became a Queen's Counsel in 2006 and continued to act in the re-named post of First Treasury Counsel Common Law until his appointment to the High Court, Chancery Division in 2008. He was a member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal between 2008 and 2015, and Vice-President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal between 2014 and 2015.

Lord Justice Sales took up his seat on the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in January 2019.