Lawrence Collins

Former Justice, UK Supreme Court


Lawrence Collins (Lord Collins of Mapesbury) is the joint general editor of Dicey, Morris and Collins on the Conflict of Laws (16th ed. 2022) and a professor at University College London. He spent eleven years as a judge, including two years as a Justice on the U.K. Supreme Court from its inception in 2009 until his retirement in 2011. Since 2011, Lord Collins has served as a non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal and as an international arbitrator.

Posts by Lawrence Collins

The Use and Abuse of Section 1782 Litigation in England

This post considers the use and misuse in England of the U.S. district court’s power under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 to order a person to give evidence or produce documents for use in a proceeding in a foreign tribunal. It is based upon a paper written for a conference honouring Professor Linda Silberman, a close…

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