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Cargo ship on a river in Georgia Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas presents his latest research at an international conference on emerging trends in international trade law
31 March 2021

Professor Leal-Arcas' latest research focuses on international trade and climate change

Screenshot of the finals of the CPR International Mediation Competition 2021 over zoom Queen Mary Team triumphs at the CPR International Mediation Competition 2021
25 March 2021

Jessica Sblendorio, Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM Student, and Andra Tofan, 3rd Year LLB English and European Law Student, at Queen Mary University of London won against the University of São Paolo in the Final Negotiation Round of the CPR (Conflict Prevention and Resolution) International Mediation Competition 2021.

Pylons in a field of yellow flowers Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes the outcome of his two major research grants
9 March 2021

Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes the last of a long series of publications resulting from his two major research grants, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.

A fan art recreation of the Simpsons house Could The Simpsons replace its voice actors with AI deepfakes?
8 March 2021

Professor Johanna Gibson was featured in Wired discussing the law around deepfake technology.

A globe turned to display Asia Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his research on climate change mitigation law and policy in the BRICS
8 March 2021

This chapter examines the climate change mitigation law and policy of five major developing countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (i.e., the BRICS).

Lots of currency symbols in a neon green floating on a black background Queen Mary teams up with leading law firms to deliver Executive Education course
8 March 2021

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London has launched its first ever International Asset Tracing and Recovery Executive Education course.

Thomas MacManus giving a lecture to a group of Queen Mary Undergraduate Law students Queen Mary ranked top 30 in the world and 7th in the UK for law
4 March 2021

The rankings were compiled by the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.

Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, 1930–2021 
26 February 2021

His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, who donated his library to the Centre of Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) from the Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES)has sadly passed away this week, aged 90.  

Steam coming from factory chimneys Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his recent research in top law journals
25 February 2021

Professor Leal-Arcas's research focuses on law, climate change and trade.

Internet Jurisdiction: Law & Practice book cover with an oil painting of clouds Queen Mary Professor publishes a new book on internet law and jurisdiction
4 February 2021

“Internet Jurisdiction: Law & Practice” looks at both public and private law to give a holistic view of internet jurisdiction.

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface Global Antitrust Review - call for submissions
5 January 2021

The GAR welcomes contributions dealing with competition law and policy in all jurisdictions, as well as those addressing competition policy issues at regional and international levels

Lightbulb emitting a yellow light with a brain inside Professor Duncan Matthews comments on Covid-19 variant, patents and genome editing
4 January 2021

He was interviewed by Korean radio programme This Morning, and featured in WIPO Magazine.

A group of red icons and yellow icons separated by a blue icon Queen Mary and PwC Release Study of Damages in ICC Arbitral Awards
10 December 2020

The study provides valuable input into the debate over the assessment of loss and the use of expert witnesses in arbitration.

Image of a globe with Africa in daylight and Asia in night on a black background New Queen Mary project to produce guide for responsible Sovereign Debt Borrowing
10 December 2020

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal and the Global Policy Institute have been awarded £40,000 under the Research England Quality-related Research Strategic Priorities Fund.

Black and white photo of J.A.L Sterling smiling standing next to a book case J.A.L. Sterling - In Memoriam
3 December 2020

17 April 1927 – 29 November 2020

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface Legal Aspects of Central Bank Digital Currency and Central Bank Money
2 December 2020

IMF, CCLS, Rebuilding Macroeconomics, and the Economic and Social Research Council will present working papers at a joint seminar, 3-4 December

Lots of red, blue and yellow shipping containers arranged on a dock Queen Mary Professor investigates ways to make cross-border trade paperless
30 November 2020

Professor Miriam Goldby was seconded to the Law Commission on a part-time basis starting November 2020 to work on their Digital Assets project.

Gavel and legal books on a desk Queen Mary’s qLegal programme celebrates unprecedented growth in 2020
10 November 2020

qLegal, Queen Mary’s pro bono commercial law clinic, has published its annual report which shows that it has almost doubled student numbers and welcomed several new external partners in 2020.

Image of spiky green virus particles on a black background New book discusses the effects of the pandemic on international arbitration
9 November 2020

The book is co-edited and co-authored by an academic from Queen Mary University of London and is the first to describe and analyse how the COVID-19 crisis has redefined arbitral practice.

Image of flags blowing in the wind on the left and a globe on the right Queen Mary and Corporate Counsel International Arbitration Group Released 2020 Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Survey
29 October 2020

This is the first study on the subject of Investors’ Perception and views of Proposed Reforms to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS).

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface Global Antitrust Review 2019 published
28 October 2020

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Competition Law and Policy (ICC) published the latest review with Dr. Eda Sahin, and Queen Mary LLM graduates Necla Sumer Ozdemir and Ritika Sood, as editors.

Laura Cestaro, a Final Year LLB Law student at Queen Mary University of London Laura Cestaro named a finalist in the prestigious TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards
29 September 2020

The LGBT+ Undergraduate of the Year Award 2020 with Clifford Chance recognises the range of endeavors and achievements made by LGBT+ students