Trinity in Japan: The view from the Bench


His Honour Judge Witold Pawlak (1966) will speak about his experience as Circuit Judge at Wood Green Crown Court (2004-2017) and will give unique insight into how justice works in the UK.

7pm – 7:30pm His Honour Witold Pawlak, ‘The view from the Bench’

7:30pm – 9:30pm Dinner

after 9:30pm Nijikai drinks nearby

The fee including kaiseki dinner and unlimited drinks will be YEN 10,000, nijikai drinks etc are separate. We will meet in central Tokyo.

All Fellows or members of Trinity College (Cambridge University) living in or visiting Tokyo are very welcome.

Registration and prepayment until Friday 22 November 2019. I will send location details and account details for prepayment to those who register.

Usually we go for nijikai nearby.

His Honour Judge Witold Pawlak (1966)

Called to the Bar in 1970. Practised in contract, tort, environmental, family, financial services and other areas. Memorable cases include re Schwitters (Hospital Patient), Spring v Guardian Assurance and Rv Hertfordshire County Council ex parte Green Environmental. Appointed circuit judge 2004 until 2017 at Wood Green Crown Court, thereafter a Deputy Circuit Judge until April 2020. Training in mediation for mediators in Poland for 10 years. Currently working on the EU Modern Court project in Ukraine.