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April 2015

Dr Violeta Moreno-Lax interviewed by Talk Radio News on migrant deaths in the Meditteranean
24 April 2015

Robin Callendar Smith presents Data Privacy Breach paper at Newcastle University
24 April 2015

Clinic Collaboration: qLegal soon to be registered as a trademark by Northumbria Student Law Office
24 April 2015
On 15 April 2015, two students from Northumbria University in Newcastle (Charlotte Stapleton and Joseph David Muir) came to London to advise on the registration of 'qLegal' as a trademark. 

Rules governing Joint Enterprise Liability in murder should be revised, says Professor William Wilson
23 April 2015

qLegal's Patrick Cahill to speak at 2015 International Journal of Clinical Legal Education Conference
22 April 2015

Bottom 50 per cent of UK authors made less than £10,500 in 2013
21 April 2015
The median earnings of authors in the UK has fallen below the minimum wage, according to a survey of 2,500 writers, published by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak at conference on The International Investment Regime in Extractive Industries, University of Dundee
21 April 2015

QMUL leads Europe-wide network of free legal advice services for start-ups
21 April 2015
A European network of legal advice clinics, led by Queen Mary University of London, is helping to deliver affordable legal services for Europe’s burgeoning start-up community, including those working in the sharing economy.

The Business of Being an Author - A Survey of Author’s Earnings and Contracts - report published
20 April 2015
Queen Mary University of London has published its final report on a research project funded by the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) into the business of being an author.

Innovation falling away in parts of developing world - Professor Johanna Gibson interviewed by SciDev.Net
17 April 2015

QLLM135 Corporate Finance Law module welcomes guest lecturer Michael Hatchard, Skadden Arps
15 April 2015

The Future of International Arbitration - LexisPSL interviews QMUL and leading practitioners
13 April 2015

Dr Maxi Scherer to speak at Russian Arbitration Day on 21 May
13 April 2015

European Law Students' Association (ELSA) forms new partnership with Legal Advice Centre (University House) in Bethnal Green
13 April 2015

Professor Loukas Mistelis is keynote speaker at ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF)
9 April 2015

Professor Eric Heinze to be a final panelist at 'The Politics of Poststructuralism Today Workshop'
8 April 2015

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London launch app to match voters with parties
8 April 2015
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has launched a new voting advice application to help people make an informed choice on polling day. More than 10,000 people have already used the app since it went live on 1 April.

Professor Seán McConville takes part in The Conversation's Manifesto Check series
7 April 2015

Legal stars of the future compete in annual QMUL 'George Hinde Moot'
2 April 2015
The quality of contributions from finalists in the annual QMUL mooting competition was “nothing short of astonishing”, according to Sir Christopher (Lord Justice) Pitchford, who judged the final at Queen Mary University of London on 24 March.

Julie Pinborough, Director and Founder of the Legal Advice Centre, gives advice to revenge porn victims in Daily Mirror
1 April 2015

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal presents on Sovereign Debt for the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain
1 April 2015

Professor Peter Drahos presents paper on Geographical Indicators and Australian agriculture at the National University of Singapore (NUS)
1 April 2015

March 2015

QLLM14 Corporate Insolvency Law module welcomes guest lecturer Jaques-Alexandre Genet
30 March 2015

Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC to speak at 'Children and International Human Rights Law' in Strasbourg 6-24 July
25 March 2015

Jonathan Griffiths to speak at 'Copyright Exceptions and Limitations within the Scope of the Review of the EU Copyright Framework' in Latvia
25 March 2015

qLegal Blog Post: 'FutureFest - Shaping Things to Come'
25 March 2015
In this blog post, qLegal Student Adviser, Alessandro Pallavicini, describes his experience of 'FutureFest - Shaping Things to Come' a weekend event of immersive experiences, performances and speakers to excite and challenge perceptions of the future.

Dr Caroline Morris appointed academic member of Law Society's Constitutional Reference Group
25 March 2015

QMUL students win law equivalent to University Challenge
24 March 2015

Professor Loukas Mistelis is to speak at the Leading Arbitrators Symposium in Vienna on 30 March 2015
24 March 2015

Dr Prakash Shah on 'Citizenship, Caste, and Equality in Britain’ in Copenhagen
24 March 2015

Dr Prakash Shah to present 'Catch me if you can! Muslim translocal legal pluralism' at University of Trento, Italy
24 March 2015

Dr Thomas MacManus 'Military immunity: Colombia's moment of choice' in Open Democracy
23 March 2015

Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC to speak at The Future of Human Rights in the UK after the next election
23 March 2015

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to serve in the Energy Community Secretariat, Vienna
20 March 2015

School of Law PhD student pens guest post for the Global Anticorruption Blog (GAB)
19 March 2015

Professor Eric Heinze quoted in Al Jazeera article on Hate Speech in Japan
19 March 2015

Professor Mistelis speaks at CityUK on London as a hub for dispute resolution
19 March 2015

QMUL and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP announce new Energy scholarship programme
18 March 2015
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London has announced details of a scholarship and internship programme with legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright LLP.

Dr Maks Del Mar published collection on 'Legal Fictions in Theory and Practice'
18 March 2015

Distinguished speakers from Qualcomm and Gibson Dunn and Crutcher share competition law career experience with students
18 March 2015

Professor Eric Heinze to present at 'Free Speech and Hate Speech' conference at the University of Lyon
17 March 2015

Corporate Finance Law Module Guest Lectures - Hui Zheng (Allen and Overy)
16 March 2015

Dr Christiana HJI Panayi is keynote speaker at Annual Tax Conference of the Malta Institute of Management (MIM)
13 March 2015

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal interviewed on Monocle radio about Greek debt and WWII Greek-German reparations
12 March 2015

QMUL and White and Case LLP launch sixth global arbitration survey
11 March 2015
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) today announced details of the sixth International Arbitration Survey, sponsored by global law firm White and Case LLP.

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak at 9th annual Public Interest Environmental Law conference
10 March 2015

Professor Peter Drahos invited as commentator at Intellectual Property workshop, Victoria University of Wellington
9 March 2015

Professor Ian Walden quoted by the Romford Recorder on Havering Council email leaks
6 March 2015

Professors Guido Westkamp, Uma Suthersanen and Graham Dutfield present at CIRES, Ivory Coast
5 March 2015

Professor Loukas Mistelis to speak at Cambridge Arbitration Day
5 March 2015

Dr Prakash Shah speaks on Religion and Legal Ideas at O.P. Jindal Global University, India
4 March 2015

Dr Del Mar presents two papers on Neil MacCormick in Edinburgh
4 March 2015

Amber Marks interviewed by BBC Radio 4 on the benefits of Spanish Cannabis Social Clubs
4 March 2015

Report on impact of terrorist listing launched at QMUL
4 March 2015
A major report into terrorist listing and conflict transformation was launched at an event at QMUL’s School of Law by the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI).

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas interviewed and cited by newspaper on offshore energy in the Levant Basin
3 March 2015

Professor Stavros Brekoulakis invited to speak at an ICC conference on Multi-Party Arbitration, Istanbul
2 March 2015

February 2015

Professor Stavros Brekoulakis commissioned by PricewaterhouseCoopers to work on Alternative Dispute Resolution policies in the Emirates
27 February 2015

QMUL retained as one of 11 UK universities recognised for Singapore Bar
26 February 2015

Jonathan Griffiths pens letter for The Law Society Gazette on standardised packaging for tobacco products
24 February 2015

Dr Noam Shemtov to co-chair Fashion and IP Seminar held by Wragge Lawrence Graham and Co
24 February 2015

QMUL Law Students Visit the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal
23 February 2015

Professor Cotterrell and Dr Del Mar present at conference for the launch of the National University of Singapore Centre for Legal Theory
19 February 2015

Shazia Choudhry invited to speak at event entitled 'Eliminating Domestic Violence in Europe: Implementing Strategies for Protection and Prevention'
18 February 2015

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak at Lancaster University School of Law
17 February 2015

QMUL LLM Scholarship for Best Advocate at Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court
17 February 2015

Dr Ruth Fletcher publishes two papers on Sexual and Reproductive Rights
17 February 2015

Report calls for radical overhaul of how the court service handles low value claims
16 February 2015
A new system of online justice would revolutionise the court system of England and Wales, according to a report from the Civil Justice Council’s Online Dispute Resolution Advisory Group. The group includes Julia Hörnle, Professor in Internet Law at QMUL.

Professor Ioannis Kokkoris interviewed by Voice of America on Greek threats to court Russian loans
15 February 2015

Professor Peter Drahos' book 'A Philosophy of Intellectual Property' translated into Persian
13 February 2015

Dr Ruth Fletcher advises civil society groups and politicians on abortion law reform in Ireland
13 February 2015

Professor Eric Heinze 'MP exploits defamation law to sue journalist'
12 February 2015

Dr Costanza Russo interviewed by LexisNexis on Ethical Lending Policies
11 February 2015

QMUL's School of International Arbitration helps organise the Inaugural EFILA Conference
9 February 2015

UK Judge on European Court of Human Rights says Court must change to remain effective
6 February 2015
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) must continue to change if it is to remain effective, according to Judge Paul Mahoney, the UK Judge on the ECHR. Judge Mahoney was speaking at an event organised by the Human Rights Collegium at Queen Mary University of London.

Revenge porn: What to do if someone posts your naked pictures online - Julie Pinborough in The Telegraph
6 February 2015

The Application of the Law by Arbitrators - LLM in Paris January 2015 Opening Lecture
4 February 2015

New initiative from QMUL offers free legal advice to victims of revenge porn
3 February 2015
Victims of revenge porn can apply for free legal advice through a new service offered by the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). As part of the service, victims will receive legal advice from a team of trained student advisors – under the supervision of experienced, qualified lawyers - at QMUL’s Legal Advice Centre.

January 2015

Professor Geraldine Van Bueren to speak at 'Placing Children's Rights at the Heart of UK Law' conference
30 January 2015

Passenger tracking in the EU will be as invasive as it is in the US
30 January 2015
In this comment article, Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas - head of QMUL's Department of Law - considers the implications of the increasingly heated debate around the collection and retention of information from air passengers.

QMUL's Institute for Regulation and Ethics announces first Visiting Research Fellow - Dr Kara Tan Bhala
29 January 2015

7th Issue of the Global Antitrust Review published
28 January 2015

Professor Seán McConville - Royal Commission needed for penal reform 'Inside Time'
28 January 2015

Professor Eric Heinze speaks at 'Denialism and Human Rights' conference
27 January 2015

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak at the Third African International Economic Law Network Regional Conference, Lagos, Nigeria
26 January 2015

Torture Allegations, Racial Conflicts… and Leadership on Human Rights?
21 January 2015
In this article, Professor Eric Heinze of QMUL's School of Law, argues that the United States, whose government has "has committed grave violations" in the area of human rights, has placed its leadership role in question.

Dr Costanza Russo on Banking conduct risk in 'The Banker', an FT publication
21 January 2015

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to contribute to discussions at World Economic Forum
19 January 2015

qLegal announces partnership with Cooley LLP
15 January 2015

Energy companies must repair relationship with society, says former CEO of BP
15 January 2015
Businesses and extractive industries should communicate openly and engage more effectively with society, according to the former CEO of British Petroleum (BP), who was speaking at the launch of QMUL’s Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute.

Reed Smith and Queen Mary University of London first in Russell Group to offer 'degree with apprenticeship in law'
13 January 2015
A new practice-based undergraduate law degree with placements at a City law firm.

Meet law staff in Paris at the l'Etudiant Masters, Masteres et MBA Fair 16-17 January
13 January 2015

Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Scholarship Winners 2014
9 January 2015

Professor Ioannis Kokkoris interviewed by World Finance on the uncertainty of the Greek economy
6 January 2015

Professor Seán McConville awarded major grant for research into Irish political prisoners
2 January 2015

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