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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Joint QMUL/Sorbonne PhD law Conference

19 April 2018 - 20 April 2018

Time: 9:00am - 1:30pm
Venue: Room 3.1, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

Scales of justiceJoint Queen Mary University of London/Paris-Sorbonne University Law PhD Conference on 19-20 April 2018 in London

You are cordially invited to the first edition of this Joint Conference where PhD candidates from both institutions will present on a range of subjects including copywrite and intellectual property, corporation and tax law, private international contracts, public procurement, competition, corporate social responsibility, maritime arbitration and the work of the ECHR, and employees' right to privacy.

Attendance to the conference will give you the opportunity to discuss those areas under both a civil and a common law perspective and to connect with researchers from both Institutions.

Dr Costanza Russo and Professor Etienne Pataut, Directors of Graduate Studies at CCLS and Sorbonne Law School respectively, endorsed this first edition of the conference as an "important example of the high quality research carried at both institutions and as a first step towards a long term research based collaborative opportunity".

QMUL and the Sorbonne have an established partnership which includes a Dual LLM programme in International Business Law and European Law taught in French and in English both in Paris and in London.

The conference will take place at CCLS premises in Lincoln's Inn Fields and will provide informal networking opportunities for all participants.

The conference will be in English and Attendance is free of charge.


For directions to the venue, please refer to the map.

How to book

This event is free but prior booking is required. Register online via Eventbrite.


For more information, please contact Vasiliki Koukoulioti: or Alan Brener:

Photography, video and audio recording

Please note that CCLS events may be photographed or video and audio recorded. These materials will be used for internal and external promotional purposes only by Queen Mary University of London. If you object to appearing in the photographs, please let our photographer know on the day. Alternatively you can email Vasiliki Koukoulioti: or Alan Brener: in advance of the conference.

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