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Greece reunion photo CCLS Greece Alumni Chapter Christmas Drinks
22 December 2021

CCLS Greece Alumni Chapter held Christmas Drinks on 20th December 2021.  

Swiss christmas photo CCLS Swiss Alumni Chapter Christmas Drinks
2 December 2021

CCLS Swiss Alumni Chapter held Christmas Drinks on 1st December 2021.  

Dr Anamika Twyman-Ghoshal Dr Anamika Twyman-Ghoshal
24 November 2021

Dr Anamika Twyman-Ghoshal was recently appointed to the role of a Senior Lecturer at the University of Gloucestershire.

Amanda Brock photo Amanda Brock
22 November 2021

Amanda is the CEO of OpenUK, which took part in the Open Technology for Sustainability Day at the recent COP26 – UN Climate Change Conference.

Thomas Farkas photo Thomas Farkas
16 November 2021

Dr Thomas Farkas was recently recognised in the JUVE handbook 2021/22 as an individual for IP law and his work in the fashion/consumer sector.

Simel Sarıalioğlu photo Simel Sarıalioğlu
10 November 2021

Simel was recently recognised as 2021 Client Choice Award Winner in the Litigation category by Lexology.

Santiago Cruz photo Santiago Cruz Mantilla
9 November 2021

Santiago has been recognised as a Rising Star in Dispute Resolution in Colombia by The Legal 500. 

Professor Gunjan Saxena Professor Gunjan Saxena
8 November 2021

Professor Saxena was invited to Chair the panel discussion at the London IP Week 4.0

Ramy Moustafa Abdelhady photo Ramy Moustafa Abdelhady
3 November 2021

Ramy was recognised by the President of Egypt’s National Council for Women.

Tomas Rodriguez Correa photo Tomas Rodriguez Correa
1 November 2021

Thomas’s research paper on “Economic Good Faith” has been recently accepted at the Fourth Annual Conference on Law and Macroeconomics.

Nataliya Barysheva photo Nataliya Barysheva
28 October 2021

Nataliya Barysheva received a Lawyer of the Year award at the annual Legalcommunity Forty under 40 Awards.

Franziska Arnold-Dwyer photo Dr Franziska Arnold-Dwyer
27 October 2021

Dr Franziska Arnold-Dwyer won the BILA Book Prize 2021 for her book ‘Insurable Interest and the Law’ published by Routledge.

paris baby arbitration image Paris Baby Arbitration Newsletter
26 October 2021

Queen Mary’s Arbitration Survey Presentation was published in September edition of the Paris Baby Arbitration Newsletter.

Grace Ama Issahaque photo Grace Ama Issahaque
19 October 2021

To mark Black History Month and its 2021 theme, Grace Ama Issahaque reflects on why she is 'Proud to Be' in regards to her education and career, her country, and the inspiring individuals who have come before her and who will follow in her footsteps in the legal sector.

Giovanna Carloni photo Giovanna Carloni
18 October 2021

Giovanna has recently started working for Facebook based in London as a Privacy Program Manager in the Product Team.

Chaitanya Hariharan photo Chaitanya Hariharan
6 October 2021

Chaitanya Hariharan, current CCLS student has won the Preiskel and Co. LLP essay competition organized by QMUL.

Amala Umeike photo Amala Umeike
14 September 2021

Congratulations to Amala Umeike on his recent appointment to a Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch.

yacht photo Research Project Funded by Worldwide Yachting Association
13 September 2021

Two CCLS students have completed a research project – funded and requested by MYBA, The Worldwide Yachting Association – that investigates the economic contribution of the superyacht industry in European countries.

Sunil Abeyaratne photo Dr Sunil Abeyaratne
9 September 2021

Dr Sunil Abeyaratne has recently received a number of prestigious awards and appointments in his home country of Sri Lanka.

Sanjaykumar Rajaratnam photo Sanjaykumar Rajaratnam (Commercial and Corporate Law LLM, 2003)
7 September 2021

Sanjaykumar Rajaratnam remembers his time studying at CCLS with great fondness.

Anastasia Simonova photo Amicus Curiae
6 September 2021

CCLS in Paris is working with Amicus Curiae to provide students with the opportunity to contribute to their Amicus Info initiative.

The Entertainment Law Review photo The Entertainment Law Review 4.1
6 September 2021

The Latest Edition of the Interactive Entertainment Law Review is now available.

turkey event photo Turkey Chapter - Networking Event
2 September 2021

On Thursday 2nd September the CCLS Turkey Alumni Chapter held its first networking event at the House Cafe in Akaretler, Istanbul.

Müge Bulat Çetinkaya photo Müge Bulat Çetinkaya
1 September 2021

Müge Bulat Çetinkaya (Commercial and Corporate Law LLM, 2010) Head of Legal at Domino's Turkey was recently announced as one of the 2021 Women in Governance, Risk and Compliance Awards Finalists.

Amel Makhlouf photo Amel Makhlouf
25 August 2021

An article written in French by CCLS alumna, Dr Amel Makhlouf, was published in the Revue internationale de droit comparé (RIDC, No. 2-2021).

Alessandra Deganis Alessandra Deganis
19 August 2021

Alessandra (Commercial and Corporate Law LLM, 2012) has been listed among the top five best employment lawyers under 40 in Italy.

Bijetri Roy Bijetri Roy
18 August 2021

Bijetri Roy started a new entrepreneurship venture in India.

Dunja Koch small Dunja Koch Listed in IFLR1000 Women Leaders Ranking 2021
14 July 2021

Dunja Koch (Law LLM, 1993) was recently listed in IFLR1000 guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms Women Leaders Ranking 2021.

logo venize small CCLS and Venize Comunicación Sign a Strategic Alliance
7 July 2021

The consultancy firm, specialized in Marketing and Legal communication, will support the Centre for Commercial Law Studies alumni in Spain.

Ilvana Dedja photo A Career in Criminal Justice
30 June 2021

Ilvana Dedja (Criminal Justice LLM student, and the Course Representative) organised an event on possible careers in the criminal justice.

Remy Gerbay photo Remy Gerbay (Commercial Law PhD, 2014)
23 June 2021

Remy was recently named “a next generation partner” for International Arbitration in Legal 500s 2021 USA Guide.

Oscar Pajuelo photo Oscar Pajuelo’s new appointment the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Emergency Response Team
17 June 2021

Read about Oscar’s new appointment to the UNHCR Emergency Response Team.

Dyann Heward-Mills photo Nigeria's Twitter ban
16 June 2021

Dyann Heward-Mills appeared in the news folowing Nigeria's reaction in response to Twitter removing a post by the country president

Alan Brener book cover CCLS Alumnus, Dr Alan Brener, published two new books
10 June 2021

CCLS Professor Rosa Lastra chaired a double book launch for two books written by CCLS alumnus.

mischoon logo green The Mishcon de Reya LLM Scholarship
9 June 2021

We are excited to share the news that Mishcon de Reya have partnered with CCLS to form The Mishcon de Reya LLM Scholarship.

Exec Programme launch photo Executive Education - sign up to one of our new online courses
3 June 2021

We offer a variety of programmes and approaches, designed to provide to practitioners, leaders and organisations the skills to evolve and the means to excel.

cloud legal paper image Paper on Privacy in the Clouds
27 May 2021

A new Paper on Privacy in the Clouds, Revisited: An Analysis of the Privacy Policies of 40 Cloud Computing Services.

Gloria Alvarez New Book on International Arbitration in Latin America
26 May 2021

A new book on International Arbitration co-edited and co-authored by CCLS alumni.  

An image of an eraser rubbing out a bridge between the UK and EU flags with a message to the side reading: 'Want to understand what post-brexit regulatory and market-access shifts mean for your global business? Enroll today Expansion of the School of Law’s Executive Education
25 May 2021

The School of Law is expanding its range of Executive Education short courses with the aim of supporting alumni throughout their careers.

Tanvir photo The EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement
25 May 2021

An article written by CCLS alumna, Tanvir Rai Singh, was published in the ILSA Journal 2021(1) of The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

Cloud Computing Book photo Cloud Computing Law Book
13 May 2021

The 2nd edition of Cloud Computing Law has just been published.

Gerardo Guzman Espino Gerardo Guzman Espino (Law and Economics LLM, 2015)
20 April 2021

Gerardo Guzman Espino has been involved in the establishment of the first social bond for a school in Peru.

Cover of the book Blue Paper on Data Protection Dr Guido Reinke (Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law LLM, 2020)
19 April 2021

Dr Guido Reinke has published a new book on Data Protection which is aimed at helping organisations and professionals to reduce their liability for GDPR infringements and data breaches.

Jessica Sblendorio photo Jessica Sblendorio (Comparative and International Dispute Resolution Masters)
24 March 2021

Jessica Sblendorio was part of the Queen Mary team that won the 2021 CPR International Mediation Competition earlier this month.

Robin Callender Smith photo Dr Robin Callender Smith (Computer and Communication Law LLM, 2010, Media Law PhD, 2014 and International Dispute Resolution PG Diploma, 2021)
18 March 2021

Robin talks about his critique of Lord Justice Warby's most recent judgment in the litigation between Meghan Markle and Associated Newspapers.

Ramy Moustafa photo Ramy Moustafa (Human Right LLM, 2020)
16 March 2021

Ramy Moustafa recently contributed research to UNODC’s case law analysis of Female Victims of Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation as Defendants.

Ajit Mishra, India chapter lead CCLS India Chapter International Women's Day event
10 March 2021

Ajit Mishra, the India Chapter lead, moderated an event on 8 March to celebrate International Women's Day.

Chioma Agomo photo Professor Chioma Agomo (Law LLB, 1976, Law LLM, 1977)
9 March 2021

Profesor Agomo was featured as one of the female pioneers of Queen Mary Women’s History Month campaign.

Asian man with beard and glasses in grey suit CCLS India Chapter
8 March 2021

Ankit Sinha hosted a careers event “Acing your interview - How to bag a top tier law firm job!” for the India Alumni Chapter.

Robin Callender Smith photo Dr Robin Callender Smith (Computer and Communication Law LLM, 2010, Media Law PhD, 2014 and International Dispute Resolution PG Diploma, 2021)
3 March 2021

Dr Callender Smith had his article published by Inforrm on his FOIA request to test the constitutional question of whether the Queen can be compelled to give evidence in her own courts.

Haris Meidanis photo Haris Meidanis (International Business Law LLM, 1996)
2 March 2021

Haris Meidanis (International Business Law LLM, 1996) acted as a mediator and a judge in the preliminary rounds of the ICC Mediation Competition in February 2021.

Andrew Cormack photo Andrew Cormack (Computer and Communications (DL) LLM, 2015)
1 March 2021

Andrew describes a new legal framework that helps universities, colleges, and others, make safe and effective use of data.

Aminadab photo Aminadab Adegboro (Commerial and Corporate Law LLM, 2013)
24 February 2021

Aminadab gives an interview about retraining from her career in commercial law firm in Abuja, Nigeria, to become a business entrepreneur.

Theomonique photo Theominique Nottage (Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM, 2016)
17 February 2021

Theominique organised a virtual symposium together with The Bahamas Ministry of Financial Service, Trade & Industry, and Immigration.

Felipe Cuberos wearing a suit and green tie Felipe Cuberos (International Business Law LLM, 1998)
12 February 2021

Felipe Cuberos shares his romantic story for us on Valentine’s Day

Esther Pfaff photo Esther Pfaff (Intellectual Property Law LLM, 2006)
9 February 2021

Esther Pfaff has just published her new book, Like a Fox to a Swallow.

Suruchi image Suruchi Mujumdar (Intellectual Property Law LLM, 2016)
3 February 2021

Suruchi is about to mark a year since she got her job as a  ‘Senior specialist - Legal’ with Apotex, the largest Canadian owned pharmaceutical company.

Rimantas Daujotas photo Rimantas Daujotas (Law PhD, 2020)
27 January 2021

Dr Rimantas Daujotas has recently defended his PhD in Law at Queen Mary University of London (School of International Arbitration).

Antonius Tigor photo Antonius Tigor (Computer and Communications Law LLM, 2017)
12 January 2021

In 2020, Antonius was nominated as In-house Lawyer of the Year in the South East Asia Region by Asian Legal Business, Thomson Reuters.

Man with beard smiling Saurabh Kumar (Tax Law LLM, 2008)
6 January 2021

Saurabh has been listed in the Legal Era publication of influential legal professionals in India.

fracking photo CCLS Energy Law Institute Review
5 January 2021

In this publication you can read the 2020 review from the CCLS Energy Law Institute, including three articles from our recent alumni.

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