Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd - NZ Law Foundation 2019 Distinguished Visiting Fellow
~~~~EARLY AUG – EARLY OCT (5 weeks only, dates tbc), UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO (host)
While in New Zealand Lord Thomas will be hosted by the Faculty of Law at University of Waikato and tour all law schools giving staff seminars and public lectures.
Lord Thomas is the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (2013-2017) and an internationally respected contract scholar and theorist of private law. He has a particular interest in aspects of IT, digitalisation, data and AI – particularly their effect on law, legal practice and the courts.
Law Foundation has awarded up to $40,000 towards the costs of bringing Lord Thomas to New Zealand as our 2019 Distinguished Visiting Fellow