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Professor Sir Neil MacCormick
QMUL publishes archive dedicated to life and works of Professor Sir Neil MacCormick

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have published a digital archive dedicated to the life and works of Professor Sir Neil MacCormick (1941-2009), one of the twentieth century’s most important jurists.

Date added: Thursday, October 30, 2014


Maxi Scherer at ICDR Y and I event
QMUL co-organises annual arbitration conference in Paris

Date added: Thursday, November 27, 2014


Arbitration Award for top lecture of 2013

Date added: Wednesday, February 19, 2014


Insurance Law and the City, Jonathan Moss, DWF Fishburns

Date added: Tuesday, January 28, 2014


Dr Del Mar to speak on legal reasoning in Edinburgh

Date added: Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Law students providing advice to Silicon Roundabout

Date added: Monday, March 17, 2014


QMUL LLM Student wins International Bar Association scholarship

Omolola Agbaje-Williams, an LLM student in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, was the recent recipient of a scholarship from the International Bar Association following her winning application in the Intellectual Property and Technology Section.

Date added: Tuesday, September 23, 2014


Law PhD students benefit as Queen Mary joins the Association of Transnational Law Schools

Six PhD students from Queen Mary University of London will join doctoral students from across the globe to take part in workshops designed to foster the study of legal issues in a global context.

Date added: Wednesday, March 19, 2014


London Technology Week reports on the launch of qLegal

Date added: Monday, February 17, 2014


QMUL Negotiation Competition 2014
Queen Mary Law Society Negotiation Competition Final 2014

The final of the Queen Mary Law Society negotiation competition took place on 17 March 2014 at Macfarlanes LLP in London. The competition, which aims to enhance negotiation skills, is run by the student law society and is open to Queen Mary University of London undergraduate students.

Date added: Thursday, April 3, 2014


Dr Maxi Scherer invited to speak at the 2014 ICC Symposium

Date added: Friday, September 26, 2014


Professor Philip Rawlings: Flood insurance: murky waters?

Floods reinforce the impression of harried communities at the mercy of nature and abandoned by government, emergency services and insurers. Insurance companies are the bad guys, right? It’s not that straightforward.

Date added: Tuesday, March 4, 2014


Dr Prakash Shah to speak at The City Hindus Network

Date added: Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Newham students with Victor Tunkel from the School of Law
Newham pupils take law into their own hands at Queen Mary

Pupils at two Newham schools will have the chance to recreate ‘live’ court scenes, acting as judges, barristers, solicitors and witnesses, following the successful trial-run of a Queen Mary University of London School of Law initiative.

Date added: Monday, June 2, 2014


Our groaning global energy system leaves us all vulnerable

In this article, Rafael Leal-Arcas, of QMUL’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), argues that our system of global energy governance is ad hoc and in need of reform.

Date added: Thursday, December 4, 2014


QMUL undergraduate law student published by Your Middle East

Date added: Wednesday, October 29, 2014


Professor Catherine Rogers' new book 'Ethics in International Arbitration'

Professor Catherine Rogers writes the first treatise to analyse the ambiguities and conflicting rules present in international arbitration.

Date added: Friday, November 21, 2014


GAR call for papers
Global Antitrust Review (GAR) - Call for Submissions

Date added: Thursday, May 22, 2014


International State Crime Initiative shortlisted for Times Higher Education Award

The International State Crime Initiative has been shortlisted for Outstanding ICT Initiative of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards.

Date added: Thursday, September 4, 2014


School of Law shortlisted for national pro bono award

The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London is in the running for a top national award for its voluntary work with communities, charities and businesses in east London.

Date added: Tuesday, March 11, 2014


Web Summit 2014
qLegal: 'Summing up' Web Summit 2014

qLegal, Queen Mary University of London's free legal advice service for tech start-up companies and entrepreneurs, attended Web Summit on 4-6 November 2014 in Dublin. Web Summit is a technology-industry conference, centered on IT, attracting over 22,000 attendees from 109 countries.

Date added: Wednesday, November 12, 2014


Report urges for less reliance on imprisonment as punishment

A law expert from Queen Mary University of London is among the writers of a new report, which is urging for less reliance on imprisonment as a form of punishment in the UK.

Date added: Thursday, July 3, 2014


2014 Intellectual Property Annual Prize winners

Date added: Thursday, October 16, 2014


Shazia Choudhry: 16-year-old twins 'join ISIS'

Date added: Tuesday, July 15, 2014


Student-led Law and Business Journal launches at Queen Mary

Date added: Thursday, February 20, 2014


Queen Mary LLM students publish case law to global Competition Law database

Nine case law comments from seven students have been published by the e-Competitions Bulletin so far in 2014, the highest number since the university partnered with the Bulletin in 2007-8. The scheme was coordinated this year by PhD student Eda Sahin.

Date added: Tuesday, April 8, 2014


QMUL Partners with Chinese University of Hong Kong for new Arbitration Survey in China

The School of International Arbitration (SIA) at Queen Mary University of London is to partner with the Chinese University of Hong Kong to carry out a survey on 'Chinese Corporate Attitudes to Arbitration'.

Date added: Thursday, November 20, 2014


Darren Low and Theodore Meddick-Dyson
Queen Mary University of London students win OUP and BPP National Mooting Competition

Law students from Queen Mary University of London demonstrated their advocacy skills to win a national moot court competition.

Date added: Friday, July 11, 2014


Tom O'Shea invited to speak at European Fiscal Forum

Date added: Monday, March 10, 2014


ZUL RAFIQUE
Internship Opportunities with ZUL RAFIQUE and partners in Malaysia

QMUL alumnus Tan Sri Dato' Cecil WM Abraham is offering two Queen Mary law students the opportunity to do a two-week internship at ZUL RAFIQUE & partners (ZRp) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Date added: Tuesday, June 24, 2014


Two prestigious appointments for QMUL's Shazia Choudhry

Shazia Choudhry, Reader in Law at Queen Mary University of London, has been appointed Specialist Legal Adviser to the Joint Committee on Human Rights.

Date added: Friday, November 14, 2014


How does online dispute resolution empower consumers?

Online dispute resolution (ODR) offers an invaluable means of access to justice for consumers who have a dispute with a business, but are deterred by the costs and barriers involved from going to court.

Date added: Monday, June 16, 2014


qLegal students
qLegal to run events in London Technology Week 2014

Queen Mary's free legal advice service for digital start-ups is to take part in London's first ever Technology week from 16 - 20 June 2014.

Date added: Monday, June 16, 2014


Dr Moreno-Lax speaks on migrant protection in Indonesia

Date added: Wednesday, April 23, 2014


Dr Gabriel Gari invited to join E15 Initiative

Date added: Wednesday, October 1, 2014


Opting out of European Arrest Warrant will make Britain less safe, says Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas

Britain risks becoming a safe haven for fugitives if it opts out of the European Arrest Warrant, according to Valsamis Mitsilegas, Head of Department of Law and Professor of European Criminal Law at Queen Mary University of London.

Date added: Thursday, November 6, 2014


qLegal awarded £90,000 to expand free legal advice programme for entrepreneurs

The Legal Advice Centre (LAC) at Queen Mary University of London has received a grant of £90,000 to expand qLegal, a community initiative which provides free legal advice to entrepreneurs and technology start-ups.

Date added: Monday, September 15, 2014


Dr Maks Del Mar invited to join two editorial boards

Date added: Wednesday, January 22, 2014


Launch of the Microsoft Cloud Computing Research Centre

Computer scientists at the University of Cambridge Computer Lab and lawyers in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London are collaborating on research in cloud computing at in a new virtual research centre.

Date added: Tuesday, July 1, 2014


Professor Eric Heinze - Are we really wedded to gay rights?

For British gay rights campaigners, 2014 already looks like a year to remember. England and Wales will join the small club of nations that allow same-sex couples to marry. Meanwhile, the Sochi winter Olympics have sparked global outrage against Russian homophobia. Surely reasons to celebrate?

Date added: Thursday, March 6, 2014


qLegal Toolkits Published

Date added: Monday, February 17, 2014


Hannah Paige Fry, Sir Brian Leveson and Gillian Hocking
Queen Mary's Undergraduate Moot Competition - George Hinde Moot 2014

Queen Mary's  annual moot competition the 'George Hinde Moot' gives undergraduate students a challenging insight into advocacy and the Bar as they present legal arguments under court room conditions. The four students who competed in the 2014 final on Thursday 20 March were Joseph Broadsmith, Hannah Paige Fry, Gillian Hocking and Devon Wright. Hannah Paige Fry won the moot competition and Gillian Hocking was awarded the first year cup.

Date added: Monday, March 31, 2014


6th Issue of the Global Antitrust Review is published

Date added: Tuesday, January 28, 2014


Chinese patent office delegates visit London

Date added: Tuesday, July 15, 2014


Corporate Finance Law Module Guest Lectures

Date added: Friday, December 5, 2014


Dr Del Mar to present on legal reasoning at UCL

Date added: Wednesday, May 7, 2014


LLM students take part in Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Competition

Queen Mary LLM students achieved a top 10 position in an international arbitration moot competition.

Date added: Friday, April 25, 2014


The 9th Annual EU Tax Students Conference

'European Union Taxation: Latest Insights and Debates' the ninth annual Tax Students Conference took place on 13-14 March 2014. Each year the event, hosted by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London, provides an opportunity for LLM students and early career scholars to establish links with other tax law scholars and professionals from across the world.

Date added: Wednesday, April 9, 2014


qLegal takes part in NYC Brooklyn Law event 'From Bleak House to Geek House'

Experience from Queen Mary’s free legal advice service for digital start-ups was shared at a legal entrepreneurship event in New York.

Date added: Wednesday, June 11, 2014


QMUL School of Law ranked ninth in UK for 3* and 4* research

The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London is ninth in the UK for 3* and 4* research, according to the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Date added: Monday, December 22, 2014


QMUL team reach final four in Oxford University's Price Media Law International Moot Court Competition

A team of six LLM students representing Queen Mary University of London navigated their way to a place in the final four of the Price Media International Moot Court Competition held at the Faculty of Law at Oxford University. The competition was held from the 1-4 April and consisted of 35 teams from around the world.

Date added: Tuesday, September 23, 2014


Law Summer Graduation
Law Summer Graduation 2014

Law students from Queen Mary University of London were awarded their degrees at the graduation ceremony on 14 July 2014. The 2014 results for law were excellent, with 82 per cent of students graduating with a 2:1 or above.

Date added: Thursday, July 24, 2014


Two Queen Mary law professors appointed members of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Peter Alldridge and Professor Roger Cotterrell were among 28 academics to be appointed members of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) this year, in recognition of their outstanding and sustained contribution to social sciences in the UK and beyond.

Date added: Monday, March 17, 2014


Dr Gabriel Gari to speak at the World Trade Institute

Date added: Friday, February 21, 2014


Dr Russo to speak at 24th Economic Forum in Poland

Date added: Tuesday, September 2, 2014


Dr Gabriel Gari to speak at 2014 ICTSID - WTI conference

Date added: Saturday, November 22, 2014


l-r: Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC, Rowan Davies, William Hague, Anita Tiessen, Amal Alamuddin
Campaign launches to end sexual violence in war zones

Leading female campaigners, human rights lawyers – including Queen Mary University of London’s Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC – and UNICEF UK joined the Foreign Secretary William Hague this week to discuss how to drive forward international action to end the rape and abuse of children in war zones.

Date added: Wednesday, May 28, 2014


Valsamis Mitsilegas
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas advises House of Lords on EU Public Prosecutor proposals

The House of Lords Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection EU Sub-Committee launched its new inquiry into the role of the proposed new European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) on Wednesday 26 March.

Date added: Wednesday, April 9, 2014


Videos from the Conference on Caste: Critiquing Colonial and Contemporary Constructions

Academics and community leaders came together to discuss the issue of caste at a one-day conference held in April 2014. The issue of caste was explored in the context of the caste discrimination legislation now on the statute book in the UK via the Equality Act 2010.

Date added: Thursday, July 10, 2014


Sam Fowles
Queen Mary Law Research Seminar Series Awards 2014

Date added: Wednesday, April 9, 2014


Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts elects QML Law alumna

A graduate of Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law has been awarded the prestigious honour of being elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts.

Date added: Monday, March 10, 2014


Events Schedule: Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context

The Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC), Queen Mary University of London's home for multidisciplinary research into the global dimensions of law and society, recently announced its events schedule for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic year. Below are some highlighted events:

Date added: Wednesday, September 24, 2014


qLegal Participates in Cambridge Wireless DS14

Date added: Friday, October 31, 2014


Jonathan Griffiths to speak at ALAI Congress in Brussels

Date added: Tuesday, September 9, 2014


Queen Mary LLM students compete in Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot

Three LLM Students represented Queen Mary University of London at the 12th annual Intellectual Property Moot Competition at Oxford on 20 - 22 March 2014. The Queen Mary team was Filip Kufrin, Michael Laws and Severine Riviere Naidoo.

Date added: Friday, May 2, 2014


Dr Scherer gives presentation at Sorbonne Law School

Date added: Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Professor Seán McConville calls for Royal Commission on the penal system

Our penal system is dangerously dysfunctional and only a Royal Commission can fix it, according to a new report from from Professor Seán McConville and Sir Louis Blom-Cooper.

Date added: Tuesday, November 18, 2014


qLegal launches at Google Campus

Date added: Thursday, February 20, 2014


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