In brief: Big wigs debate judicial reform at Oxford

A host of legal celebrities will speak at the Oxford Union debate on Thursday, sponsored by Davies Arnold Cooper. Solicitors, barristers and judges will debate the motion 'This House would radically reform the judiciary'. Proposing the motion are Lord Williams of Mostyn and David McIntosh, senior partner of Davies Arnold Cooper. Attorney General Sir Nicholas Lyell QC, Lord Slynn of Hadley and George Carman QC will oppose the motion.