Presentations and Conference Papers

Please see our most recent presentations and conference papers below.

2017

  • Warren Barr - Repudiatory breach of leases – Hard lessons for ‘contractualisation’ of leases, Property Law Annual Lecture, University of Liverpool (23 February 2017)
  • John Picton – A Decision Analysis of Gifts to At-Risk Charitable Organisations, Modern Studies in Property Law Workshop, Queen’s College Cambridge (April 2017)
  • Debra Morris - Charity Regulation in England: Recent Developments in the Legal Framework, Nuevas fórmulas en la regulación del mecenazgo y las fundaciones,UNED, Madrid (May 2017)
  • Dejian Li - Rethinking the Role of Members in Charity Governance in China: from Economic and Comparative Perspectives, ARNOVA Asia Conference, Beijing (June 2017) 
  • Jennifer Sigafoos and Karen Atkinson – Trans-Atlantic Controversies in Charitable Lobbying, CLPU Seminar Series, London (June 2017)
  • Warren Barr – Charities and Terrorist Financing: Easy Threat or Media Bias? at the ‘Use and Abuse of Trusts and Wealth Management Devices’ International Conference, Singapore Academy of Law, Singapore (July 2017)

2016

  • Warren Barr - Repudiatory breach of leases - stepping through a conceptual minefield of ‘contractualisation’ of leases, Modern Studies in Property Law conference, Queen’s University of Belfast (April 2016)
  • Jennifer Sigafoos – ‘What if there is nowhere you can get advice?’ Civil legal aid cuts and advice agencies, Law and Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, USA (May 2016)
  • Brett Crumley – Property in the Charity Tribunal, Modern Studies in Property Law postgraduate conference, Queen’s University of Belfast (April 2016)
  • Dejian Li – Rethinking the Role of Members in Charity Governance: from the Economic and Comparative Perspectives, Modern Studies in Property Law postgraduate conference, Queen’s University of Belfast (April 2016)
  • Debra Morris - The Contract Culture: Its Impact on Voluntary Organisations’ Ability to Engage in Advocacy Work, National Coalition of Advocacy Schemes and University of Liverpool conference, London (Sept 2016)
  • Jennifer Sigafoos and James Organ (with Heather Brent) – Perspectives on Social Welfare Law, Third Sector Engagement Series, university of Liverpool (Sept 2016)
  • John Picton & Brett Crumley – Altering Organisational Purposes: Community Challenges to Charity Commission Decisions (VSSN/NCVO Conference) Nottingham (September 2016)            
  • Debra Morris - The Role of Charities in the Political Process in England and Wales: Limitations and Restrictions, ARNOVA Conference (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) Washington DC, USA (Nov 2016)
  • John Picton – Donor Motivation and the Failure of Gifts ARNOVA Conference (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) Washington, USA (Nov 2016) 
  • John Tribe - Désastre v. Dégrèvement – Has Booth Assassinated Dégrèvement in Jersey Insolvency Law?. at Society of Legal Scholars 2016 Annual Conference: Legislation and the Role of the Judiciary. St Catherine's College, University of Oxford. (2016) 
  • John Tribe - Insolvency Practitioners as descendants of Bankruptcy Commissioners: comperative opportunities and pressures leading to refor. at Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) Insolvency and Restructuring Group Annual Conference 2016. London (2016)
  • John Tribe - Bankruptcy, the family home and exemption of assets: Jersey perspectives at Personal Insolvency Conference: EU and Domestic Perspectives. University of Leeds (2016)
  • John Tribe - Comparative perspectives of consumer over-indebtedness – A view from the UK, Germany, Italy and Greece - UK panel discussant at Comparative perspectives of consumer overindebtedness - A view from the UK, Germany, Italy and Greece. Brunel University (2016).

2015

  • Jennifer Sigafoos and James Organ – Impact of Legal aid and other funding cuts on advice services in the Liverpool City Region: Interim Results, Workshop, Liverpool, (Dec 2015)
  • Debra Morris – Too Political? Charities and the Legal Boundaries of Campaigning,keynote address to Voluntary Sector Studies Network on Campaigning and Advocacy (Nov 2015)
  • Debra Morris – Nonprofit Oversight Under Siege: An International Comparison of Regulatory Models,Chicago-Kent Law Review Symposium (Nov 2015)
  • John Picton – Cy-près on Shifting Sands ARNOVA Conference (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) Chicago, USA (Nov 2015)
  • Debra Morris – What is (and isn’t) Charitable, NYU Law School, National Center on Philanthropy and the Law annual conference (Oct 2015)
  • Debra Morris with Gareth Morgan – Strengthening Charity Regulation in England & Wales? The Draft Protection of Charities Bill and the Impact of Academic Witnesses Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, York University (Sep 2015)
  • Jennifer Sigafoos - Using equality legislation as a sword: a blunt(ed) instrument?, The Equality Act 2010: 5 Years On, University of Liverpool and University of Chester Conference (Jun 2015)
  • Debra Morris - The Relationship Between the Public Benefit Requirement and Exceptions for Charities to Anti-Discrimination Law, University of Montreal Annual Common Law Conference, The Law of Charitable Trusts (May 2015)
  • John Picton – Failed public appeals and warm-glow donation, Modern Studies in Property Law conference, Queen’s University of Belfast, (Apr 2016)

2014

  • Debra Morris – The Place of Compliance with Discrimination Law in Public Benefit Tests for Charities by Reference to UK Experience, ARNOVA Conference (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) in Denver, USA (Nov 2014)
  • Jennifer Sigafoos – Shaping social welfare law: the legal opportunity structure for charities, Law and Society Association Conference, Minneapolis, USA (29/5-1/6/14)
  • Debra Morris, Anne Morris and Jennifer Sigafoos - The Impact of the Equality Act 2010 on Charities: Research Findings¸ Charity Commission (15/5/14)
  • Charlotte Hood-Fredriksen – Fairness or Folly? The Impact of Legislative Change in Social Housing and the Deserving Poor, Modern Studies in Property Law Postgraduate Conference, Liverpool (10/4/14)
  • Jennifer Sigafoos – The Impact of LASPO on Charitable Advice Provision in Liverpool, Expert Workshop on Access to Justice, University of Warwick (19/3/14)
  • 2013

  • Debra Morris - Enhancing the Public Benefit Requirement for Charities: Experience from England and Wales, Hong Kong University’s ExCEL3 project - ‘Excellence and Capacity building for Entrepreneurship and Leadership for the Third Sector’ (15/10/13)
  • Jennifer Sigafoos – Charities and the Modern Equality Framework: Strange Bedfellows?, Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, University of Edinburgh (3-6/9/13)

2012

  • John Picton - Construction of the General Charitable Intention in Gifts by Will Modern Studies in Property Law 2012, PGR Conference, University of Southampton (21-23/3/12)
  • Debra Morris - Charities and the Big Society: A Perfect Match or a Legal Conflict? Third Sector Research Centre, University of Southampton (22/3/12)
  • Warren Barr - Big Society and social housing: never the twain shall meet? Modern Studies in Property Law 2012, University of Southampton (21-23/3/12)

2011

  • Debra Morris - How Legal Tools will Support Charities and the Big Society in the UK in Toronto, Canada at the 40th Annual Conference of ARNOVA (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) (17-19/11/11)
  • Debra Morris - Invited to give a paper at the annual conference at New York University Law School, National Center on Philanthropy and the Law on Border Patrol: Charitable Status Despite Inurement or Private Benefit? (27-28/10/11)
  • Debra Morris - Charities and the Big Society in the UK: Law as Enabler or Disabler? ERNOP Conference, on Philanthropy and Civil Society: European and Transnational Perspectives, 7 June 2011, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
  • Jonathan Garton - National Anti-Vivisection Society v IRC, Landmark Cases in Equity Conference, 9 April 2011, UCL, London
  • Debra Morris - Charities and the Modern Equality Framework: Heading for a Collision? Current Legal Problems Lecture, University College London, (1/1/11)

Archive

Debra Morris - The Contract Culture: Its Impact on Voluntary Organisations’ Ability to Engage in Advocacy Work,National Coalition of Advocacy Schemes and University of Liverpool conference, London (Sept 2016)

 

Jennifer Sigafoos and James Organ (with Heather Brent) – Perspectives on Social Welfare Law, Third Sector Engagement Series, university of Liverpool (Sept 2016)

 

John Picton & Brett Crumley – Altering Organisational Purposes: Community Challenges to Charity Commission Decisions (VSSN/NCVO Conference) Nottingham (September 2016)           

Debra Morris - The Role of Charities in the Political Process in England and Wales: Limitations and Restrictions, ARNOVA Conference (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) Washington DC, USA (Nov 2016)

 

John Picton – Donor Motivation and the Failure of Gifts ARNOVA Conference (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) Washington, USA (Nov 2016)

 

John Tribe. - Désastre v. Dégrèvement – Has Booth Assassinated Dégrèvement in Jersey Insolvency Law?. at Society of Legal Scholars 2016 Annual Conference: Legislation and the Role of the Judiciary. St Catherine's College, University of Oxford. (2016)

 

John Tribe - Insolvency Practitioners as descendants of Bankruptcy Commissioners:

comperative opportunities and pressures leading to refor. at Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) Insolvency and Restructuring Group Annual Conference 2016. London (2016)

 

John Tribe -  Bankruptcy, the family home and exemption of assets: Jersey perspectives at

Personal Insolvency Conference: EU and Domestic Perspectives. University of Leeds (2016)

 

John Tribe - Comparative perspectives of consumer over-indebtedness – A view from the UK, Germany, Italy and Greece - UK panel discussant at Comparative perspectives of consumer overindebtedness - A view from the UK, Germany, Italy and Greece. Brunel University (2016).