Welcome to the CCLS Alumni News page. Please follow the links below to read the latest news and updates from our alumni community.
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Prashanta Barua (Computer and Communications Law LLM, 2006) updates us on his interesting career since graduating from CCLS and his recent launch of a foodbank in Bangladesh in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Dr Anna Howard (PhD, 2020), Post-doctoral Research Assistant in the School of International Arbitration, describes her experiences of writing up her PhD and working at CCLS.
Aiya Al-Jabiri (Law and Economics LLM, 2018) talks about her experience of studying at CCLS and of having a part of her dissertation paper published in an international legal journal, entitled 'Financial Regulation International'.
Dan Kraft (Banking and Finance LLM, 1997) talks about his busy legal and academic career that has included several relocations around the world since he graduated from CCLS in 1997.
QMUL Alumni Event in Argentina, Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal along with alumni Juan Aguirre and Brian Burstein, organised an event for QMUL alumni from Argentina.
"Alumni" as Lifelong Learners in the University of the Future, article by Dr Nigel Spencer, Visiting (Industry) Professor, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law.
Carlos Carvalho (Comparative and International Dispute Resolution Law LLM, 2017) talks about AFSIA Group and why arbitration alumni might be interested in joining this vibrant community.
Iwa Salami (PhD, 2006) updates us her on her recent publications and work.
Gustavo Rochette (Energy and Natural Resources Law LLM, 2019) shares his experience of teaching and organising the last Energy Law lecture of the spring term, given by the Rt Hon Chris Huhne, a member of the UK’s National Security Council.
Andrea Bacher (International Business Law and French and European Law, QMUL-Sorbonne Double LLM, 2019) talks about acting as a panellist at a seminar in Paris on "Climate Change and the Paris Agreement".
Professor James Dallas, Executive Director of the Energy Law Institute, is interviewed by current CCLS student, Souria Maroua Touihar (Energy and Natural Resources LLM, 2020).
Francisco Alarcon (International Business Law LLM, 2019) tells us about the new and innovative Centro de Mediación Empresarial (Business Mediation Centre) that he recently opened in Eucador.
Clara Barbiani (Banking and Finance Law LLM, 2018) updates us on her role as a compliance manager for the London office of a boutique investment management firm.
Abhishek Tilak (Tax Law LLM, 2016) works as a Senior Associate at Advanta Legal, which has recently won the India Business Law Journal 2020 "Law Firm Award for Taxation".
Yashvardhan Rana (Intellectual Property Law LLM, 2016) talks about his work in India in the field of Intellectual Property Law.
Fizza Ali (Commercial and Corporate Law LLM, 2019) is interviewed by Queen Mary alumni office about her experience as a student in London and her career inspirations.
Antonius Tigor (Computer and Communications Law LLM, 2017) was chosen as In-House Lawyer of the Year 2019 winner by Asian Legal Business, Thomson Reuters.
Dr Guido Reinke (Technology, Media & Telecommunications Law LLM, 2019) has published a new book on Data Protection.
Professor Anselm Kamperman Sanders (PhD 1995) talks about his career path since completing his PhD at CCLS.
Atilla Kasap (Law LLM 2018) shares the exciting news about his LLM thesis being published in the Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law.
Dimitrios Sachinidis (LLM Banking and Finance Law 2017) describes his experience of working in London's financial services industry since graduating in 2017.
Pavithri Vithanage, Senior Assistant Controller of Exchange, Central Bank of Sri Lanka: “Having graduated with a Distinction in LLM in Banking and Finance, I returned to Sri Lanka and was appointed as a Senior Assistant Controller of Exchange at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL). I function as the Head of the Exchange Control Policy and Investigation divisions and also as a resource person at the Centre for Banking Studies of CBSL. I thank Professor Lastra, Professor Dignam, Professor Roberts and other supporting staff for the excellent curricula presented and knowledge shared. A special mention of Professor Lastra who held a series of guest lectures par excellence by top legal personnel around the world, investment bankers and auditors. The experiences at QMUL have immensely enriched my life.”