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CCLS Alumni Chapters Joint Event on The Present and Future of Smart Cars
18 December 2023

CCLS Brazil, Distance Learning (TMT), Indonesia, and Italy Alumni Chapters held a Webinar on The Present and Future of Smart Cars-Law and Policy. 

Queen Mary University of London celebrates Founders’ Day
15 December 2023

QMUL Alumni Dame Cally Palmer and Dr Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu receive honorary degrees at Queen Mary University of London’s first ever Founders’ Day.  

Nuray Beyza Yanıkoğlu photo International Bar Association
11 December 2023

Nuray Beyza Yanikoglu has recently secured a placement as a Legal Intern at the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute.

CCLS Nigeria Chapter holds an event on Sustainability and Energy Transition
10 December 2023

On 30th November, CCLS Nigeria held a hybrid event for alumni and students hosted by ENR Advisory.

House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee’s conducts Report into the Operational Independence of the Bank of England
10 December 2023

Reforms needed to improve the Bank of England’s performance and accountability, says the new Lord’s Report.

Sindh High Court Bar Association
7 December 2023

CCLS Alumnus wins election to become a Vice President of the Sindh High Court Bar Association.

CCLS Alumna has her dissertation published in the Queen Mary Law Journal
7 December 2023

Research into Patent Law and Pandemics.

CCLS Alumni Reunion in Toronto
4 December 2023

CCLS Alumni enjoyed a reunion at the InterContinental Toronto Centre.

CCLS Alumna launches a book on International Intellectual Property Protection.
1 December 2023

Dr Natalie Corthesy celebrated her official book launch at UWI Faculty of Law Mona.

Atabey Akgok portrait Celebrating Academic Success: Atabey Akgok
26 November 2023

Atabey Akgok talks about his dissertation on the copyright ownership of AI – Generated Work.

Alumni Spotlight: Louis Castellorizios-Fabre (Tax Law LLM, 2022)
24 November 2023

Louis Castellorizios-Fabre shares his career journey at Blick Rothenberg since leaving CCLS.

Young Lawyer of the Year Award for CCLS Alumnus
10 November 2023

ALB Thomson Reuters has recently awarded Antonius Tigor, the Young Lawyer of the Year Award.

three people talking at the table CCLS Mentoring Programme 2023 is Now Open
6 November 2023

Join us to shape the future: the Postgraduate Law Mentoring Programme.

Chiara Treglia photo CCLS Alumna on the Nova Future Stars List
31 October 2023

Chiara Treglia has recently been listed among one of the 10 Future Stars in the Law category of the student list drawn up by Nova.

Ralitza Shiderova portrait CCLS Alumna Career Journey in the Financial Market
16 October 2023

Ralitza Shiderova, shares her experiences working in an alternative legal service provider for the financial market.

Matthew Saisi Portrait CCLS Alumnus admitted as Fellow of Information Privacy
12 October 2023

Mathew Saisi received the Fellow of Information Privacy designation by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

CCLS Germany Alumni Reunion attendee portrait CCLS Germany Alumni Reunion
9 October 2023

The CCLS Germany chapter held their first ever QMUL Postgraduate Law Alumni gathering in the city of Munich on Saturday 7th October.

Luca Ottiero photo Celebrating CCLS Alumni Success
3 October 2023

Luca Ottiero has started a new position as an Associate at the London office of Grimaldi Alliance.

Paola Posada Cuello photo CCLS Alumna in The Legal 500
27 September 2023

CCLS alumna was included in the GC Powerlist Colombia 2023 of The Legal 500.

Callum Cousland photo QMUL Moot Team Participation in China
25 September 2023

East of China University of Political Science and Law Intellectual Property Law Moot.

Hursh Pratap Singh photo Chartered Insurance Institute Claims Group Project 2022/23
21 September 2023

Chartered Insurance Institute's flagship program project on mental health of claims professionals.

Evelyn N. Kungu portrait Career Journey of a CCLS Alumna
18 September 2023

Evelyn N. Kungu celebrates a year since she got admitted to the role of an advocate in Kenya and graduated from QMUL.

Carola Rojas Wulkop photo CCLS Alumna on the Legal 500 GC Powerlist
12 September 2023

Carola Rojas Wulkop was selected for The Legal 500 GC Powerlist: Colombia 2023.

Gadi Oron photo International Standard Musical Work Code
11 September 2023

PRS for Music announces a new important project to address the issue or music artists missing out on their loyalties.

Edouard Bruc photo Google Shopping and Article 106 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
6 September 2023

A legal critique of the General Court’s ruling and the European Commission's decision against Google.

Vishakha Joshi portrait Climate Innovation Forum 2023
28 August 2023

CCLS alumna, Vishakha Joshi, has recently acted as a speaker for a Roundtable event at a prestigious Climate Innovation Forum in London.

Khristine Jane Ejercito portrait The Hague Academy of International Law
24 August 2023

Our alumna reports back on her experience of doing a professional summer course in Private and Public International Law at the Hague.

Delhi Reunion 3 alumni sitting together at the table CCLS India Alumni Drinks Reception in Delhi
15 August 2023

CCLS Alumni enjoyed a reunion at Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi.

Marko Gucheski photograph 80th Marine Environment Protection Committee Session
8 August 2023

Marko Gucheski reports back after spending a week at IMO as a student observer during 80th MEPC Committee Session.

Rasika Gupta Recent Alumna Experience on qLegal Programme
1 August 2023

As qLegal community celebrated their 9th Anniversary Annual Summer Party on 22nd June, our recent alumna, Rasika Gupta, reflected on her experience with qLegal.

Craig Kelly photo Alumni Spotlight: Craig Kelly (Postgraduate Certificate in Trademark and Practice Law, 2012)
31 July 2023

Craig, a Senior Associate and Head of Corporate & Commercial at Holmes & Hills Solicitors, shares his career journey.

Farheen Rajwani photo "Machines & Morality: Can AI Know the Difference Between Right and Wrong?" Podcast.
19 July 2023

Farheen Rajwani released her first podcast episode on behalf of qLegal titled 'Yours Lawfully'.

CCLS Indonesia Reunion selfie photo CCLS Indonesia Alumni Reunion July 2023
17 July 2023

CCLS Indonesia Alumni Chapter held their annual alumni reunion dinner in Jakarta.

real estate tax law speaker photo Real Estate Tax Law
11 July 2023

CCLS China Alumni Chapter held a webinar on hotly debated topic of Real Estate Tax Law.

CCLS Greek Reunion alumni at the table CCLS Alumni Reunion in Athens
3 July 2023

A Summer Tradition in the Making.

Barasha Borthakur Green Intellectual Property and TRIPS Flexibilities Research
27 June 2023

Barasha Borthakur shares her PhD thesis ideas.

China reunion portrait photo CCLS Alumni Reunion in China
22 June 2023

Director of CCLS, Prof Ioannis Kokkoris hosted two alumni reunion in Beijing and Shanghai after nearly 4 years’ return to China.

People having a discussion at the CCLS postgraduate mentoring launch Alumni shine at Postgraduate Law Mentoring programme launch
21 June 2023

On 27 April, the Centre for Commercial Law Studies hosted the Postgraduate Law Mentoring programme 2022-23 launch to kick off the programme for this year’s cohort.

Gloria Alvarez 7th AFSIA Annual Conference
18 June 2023

Make International Arbitration Efficient Again.

Anita Winsome portrait Queen Mary Vis Moot 2023 – 30th Anniversary
14 June 2023

CCLS student, Anita Winsome, sent us her article after participating in the latest Queen Mary Vis Moot.

AI image AI Regulation in Europe
7 June 2023

A recently held webinar on The AI Regulation in Europe - A comparative look at the EU and UK strategies.

Raveesha Gupta CCLS Alumni Chapters hold a joint Event on misogyny on the internet and in media
30 May 2023

On 17 May, CCLS Indonesia, India, Italy Alumni Chapters held a Focus Group Discussion on Misogyny on the Internet and in Media.

Antonius Alexander Tigor portrait Future of Data Privacy Protection Event and the Royal Coronation in London
17 May 2023

1st edition of IP and Legal Confex presented by Digitalconfex in Dubai.

Tudor N. Pana photo The Weekly Talk Newsletter
10 May 2023

Tudor N. Pana has recently created a weekly newsletter where he discusses current hot topics in the areas of finance, business and law.

Özlem Çorapçıoğlu photo Course Rep Collaboration Award at the Education Awards 2023 Ceremony.
4 May 2023

Two CCLS alumni were nominated and shortlisted for the Course Rep Collaboration Award at the Education Awards 2023. 

chapter launch speaker CCLS Philippines Alumni Chapter Launch
1 May 2023

This new Alumni Chapter was launched with a celebratory event on 29th April.

Darya Shirokova photo Graduations April 2023
28 April 2023

Congratulations to our recent School of Law Graduates!

Thaís Fernandes Chebatt photo Thaís Fernandes Chebatt
27 April 2023

Thaís was shortlisted as a Rising Star in Arbitration at the Women in Business Law Awards Americas 2023 for the second consecutive year. 

Vaibhavi Shaunak photo Vaibhavi Shaunak
6 April 2023

Vaibhavi recently passed stage 1 of the UK Solicitors Qualification Exam and has some advice to share.

Simal Erdogan Şimal Efsane Yalçın-Erdoğan
4 April 2023

Future Energy Leaders Programme nominee.

Artificial Intelligence: Ethics by design? What lessons can be learned from data protection regulation?
15 March 2023

The TMT Law Institute at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies invited Rodney Ryder to share his expertise with the CCLS community. 

Webinar celebrating International Women's Day
9 March 2023

The CCLS India Chapter Committee invited the CCLS community to join a Webinar and Q&A to celebrate International Women’s Day.

London Networking Drinks - First Tuesday of the Month (March)
9 March 2023

The CCLS UK Chapter Committee was pleased to invite alumni to join this monthly drinks get-together event. This was a casual and informal event and alumni were welcomed to share a drink and network with fellow CCLS alumni.

CCLS celebrates International Women's Day 2023 by highlighting some of our amazing alumnae
8 March 2023

International Women's Day (IWD) is an international campaign that runs each year on the 8 March and has been celebrated across the world since the early 1900s. It is held throughout the world to recognise the progress that has been made, to inspire women and to celebrate their achievements.

Professor Miriam Goldby discusses research at CCLS
7 March 2023

Miriam Goldby (Professor of Shipping, Insurance and Commercial Law) gave an update to the community about research at CCLS, the aims to date and the plans for the future. 

Italy Chapter launch alumni together CCLS Italy Chapter's Launch in Milan
3 March 2023

CCLS Italy Committee launched the Alumni Chapter with an event in Milan

Chinese Alumni and Students Networking Event
2 March 2023

CCLS hosted a networking event for postgraduate Chinese Students and Alumni. 

CCLS Thailand Chapter's drinks reception
24 February 2023

CCLS Director meets alumni in Bangkok

Yeong Zee Kin appointed Singapore Academy of Law Chief Executive
21 February 2023

Yeong Zee Kin (Zeek) (Computer and Communications Law LLM, 2000)

CCLS Indonesia Chapter's drinks reception
20 February 2023

CCLS Director meets alumni in Jakarta

Ali Alrashdan has published two books on mediation and is rated among the top 20 judges in Jordan
20 February 2023

Ali Alrashdan (Commercial and Corporate Law LLM, 2011)

Haruhi Abe publishes article on the Japanese Cooperation Agreement System
13 February 2023

Haruhi Abe (Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law LLM, 2022) 

Sanjay Ravi and Srisai Rajesh Vaishnav Potnuri launch The Legal Buddy
9 February 2023

Sanjay Ravi (Laws LLM 2022) and Srisai Rajesh Vaishnav Potnuri (Intellectual Property Law LLM 2022)

CCLS Ghana Chapter launches
8 February 2023

Committee members met to plan future events

CCLS Turkey Chapter member hosts session on SQE application processes
24 January 2023

Özgecan Sözeri (Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law, 2021)

Professor Miriam Goldby to discuss research at CCLS
19 January 2023

Professor Miriam Goldby is hosting two online events at CCLS on Zoom on the 2nd March

Mathilde Evenou wins the Simone Goldschmidt Award
10 January 2023

Mathilde Evenou (Banking and Finance Law, 2018)

Jeet Bhatt publishes article about the legal history of two Indian enclaves
9 January 2023

Jeet Bhatt (Commercial and Corporate Law LLM, 2011)

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