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ISS above the earth CCLS partners with Argans Ltd to research IT infrastructure in Earth Observation
18 March 2020

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, in partnership with Argans Ltd (Satellite Remote Sensing and Earth Observation), has won a bid to carry out ground-breaking research for the European Space Agency

LLM Students at Cumberland Lodge Overseas Applications to UK Law Schools Increase Despite Brexit
10 March 2020

Queen Mary University of London is one of many top UK law schools enjoying an increase in LLM applications from non-EU students.

Photograph of Professor Malik Dahlan from Queen Mary's Centre for Commercial Law Studies Queen Mary Professor named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
3 March 2020

A Professor of Law from Queen Mary University of London has been named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The new Fellows comprise leading thinkers and experts from Scotland and around the world, whose work has had a significant impact on the country.

Satellite image of Europe at night Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas presented his research on climate clubs and international trade at the University of Windsor (Canada)
26 February 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, presented his current research titled “Exploring the links between international trade law and climate change.” His presentation took place at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, Windsor, Canada, on 24 February 2020.

Cargo ship on a river in Georgia Aiming at sustainable trade in the context of the Rule of Law
26 February 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, publishes his article titled “Aiming at sustainable trade in the context of the Rule of Law: What role for citizens and how international trade can help reduce fossil-fuel consumption.”

Stavros Brekoulakis profile image Professor Stavros Brekoulakis nominated for a GAR (Global Arbitration Review) Award
25 February 2020

He was nominated for his Roebuck Annual lecture, given in June 2019 at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Plane landing on a runway surrounded by grass Regulations for air transport may prove ineffective
20 February 2020

The study by Cloud Legal at Queen Mary University of London was featured in CISOMAG and Tech Xplore

Pylons in a field of yellow flowers Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes further findings from his EU research grant WiseGRID
17 February 2020

His articles are due to be published in the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law

Modernising Legal Education cover qLegal as a case study in the newly published book, Modernising Legal Education
13 February 2020

This new book brings together artciles challenging traditional methods of teaching law

Google Heads to EU Court in Episode 1 of $9 Billion Trilogy
11 February 2020

Professor Ioannis Kokkoris comments on Google’s decade-long antitrust fight with the European Union for Bloomberg

Runner's hand leaning on a metal railing wearing a lime green smartwatch Google’s Fitbit Deal Tests Merger Cops Eyeing Data Giants
11 February 2020

Professor Ioannis Kokkoris comments on Google’s plan to buy Fitbit Inc. in an article for Bloomberg.

Mentors and mentees mingling at the 2020 mentoring launch event CCLS 40th Anniversary Launch at the Postgraduate Law Professional Mentoring Event
10 February 2020

Wednesday 22 January saw the official launch of the CCLS 40th Anniversary Celebrations with the Postgraduate Law Professional Mentoring Programme, organised by the Queen Mary PG Law Careers Team for postgraduate students.

Yacht at sea at sunrise Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies awarded bursaries from MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association
5 February 2020

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London is pleased to announce that MYBA the Worldwide Yachting Association has provided CCLS with two bursaries to support two students in their studies.

qLegal students put Legal Design skills to work, rebooting Terms & Conditions
22 January 2020

qLegal students reboot T&Cs for online paralegal agency F-LEX

Partnership between Queen Mary and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella continues into 2020
7 January 2020

The Institute for Global Law, Economics and Finance (IGLEF) at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) in Argentina, continue to strengthen their partnership aimed at advancing research and promoting robust academic practices in postgraduate education.

Prof. Rafael Leal-Arcas keynote speaker at international energy conference in Finland
3 January 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, will be the keynote speaker at an annual international energy law and policy conference in Finland.

qLegal is delighted to partner with the in-house compliance team at Bloomberg
18 December 2019

Bloomberg joins the 3-way partnership with long-standing partnert Ropes & Gray LLP

Visiting Professorial Fellow Lee Buchheit discusses sovereign debt with Stephen Cole
10 December 2019

Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, and founding member of the Sovereign Debt Forum, Lee Buchheit is interviewed by Stephen Cole on The Agenda on sovereign debt.

Prof. Leal-Arcas publishes further findings of his WiseGRID research grant
2 December 2019

In 2016, Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas was awarded a €14-million research grant as part of a consortium on smart grids funded by the EU Commission’s Horizon 2020. The results of this ongoing project called WiseGRID are several scientific publications.

Two yellow construction cranes pictured against a cloudy sky, with the top of an unfinished building in the bottom right-hand corner. Arbitration makes business sense
2 December 2019

Arbitration is the best way to resolve international construction disputes, global research among in-house counsel has found. However, recent research conducted by Queen Mary University of London in partnership with Pinsent Masons identified scope for improvements in efficiency at all stages of the arbitral process.

Prof Rosa Lastra and panelists at the Matching liability to power for the CSFI event Matching liability to power: A proposal for a two-tier equity structure for banks and SIFIs
28 November 2019

Professor Rosa Lastra discusses her upcoming paper with Professor Charles Goodhart for the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation.

CCLS PhD student gives keynote speech at International Islamic University Malaysia roundtable
26 November 2019

Mohammad Hazrati, a third-year PhD researcher at the Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute at CCLS, was one of the keynote speakers at a roundtable discussion at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), in Kuala Lumpur.

A still of the actor James Dean in the film east of Eden. Reanimating James Dean
25 November 2019

Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Professor Johanna Gibson appeared on BBC World Service to discuss the IP rights of World Wide XR, reanimating James Dean to use in productions.

Paper money falling against a black background Buckle up for turbulence: why a global debt crisis looks very hard to avoid
20 November 2019

Professor of Banking and Finance Law, Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation discussing the possibility of a global debt crisis.

qLegal looks to the future with its new Advisory Board
20 November 2019

qLegal's new advisory board brings together leading figures from the worlds of law, tech, innovation and enterprise and will focus future development.

Prof. Rafael Leal-Arcas presents his research at the University of Ottawa, Canada
19 November 2019

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, presented his ongoing research at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa, Canada.