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3CL Seminar Series3CL runs the 3CL Travers Smith Lunchtime Seminar Series, featuring leading academics from the Faculty, and high-profile practitioners.

Subject to speaker consent, the lecture component for each seminar will be made available on the University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service (SMS) and the Apple iTunes platforms, and if recorded on video, on the YouTube playlist. The introductions and Q&A sections will not be included to encourage frank and open discussion. You can subscribe to the '3CL Travers Smith Lunchtime Seminar Series' on iTunes or other podcast services for automatic download, or an RSS feed is available from the SMS for use on other platforms.

Seminar Programme for 2024

All seminars take place in B16 in person from 1pm to 2pm unless otherwise specified. A sandwich lunch is available for all participants from 12:30pm just outside of B16.



Lent Term 2024




Recording / resources

23 January 2024


Associate Professor John Sorabji (UCL)

'Modernising Commercial Dispute Resolution'

Modernising Commercial Dispute Resolution


13 February 2024


Professor Paul Deemer (Vanderbilt Law School)

'What is Project Finance, and Why is it Important?'

What is Project Finance, and Why is it Important?


27 February 2024



Professor Catherine Malecki (University of Rennes 2)

'Sustainable Finance: Latest Developments from a European and French Perspective'

12 March 2024


Elisa Cencig (Norges Bank Investment Management)

'Responsible Investment: Strategies of Government Pension Fund of Norway Explained'

Responsible Investment: Strategies of Government Pension Fund of Norway Explained


Further information on upcoming seminars can be found in the Events calendar.