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Landscape image of the UK Houses of Parliament at night. Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas gives written evidence to the House of Commons COP26 and international trade
17 September 2021

He gave the evidence to the House of Commons’ International Trade Committee.

The EU flag with a padlock in the middle of the circle of stars Queen Mary Leads on EU Data Protection Training
8 September 2021

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London trained a Professional Services Firm on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that came into effect on 25 May 2017.

Guan H Tang profile image Dr Guan H. Tang discusses AI, and Social Media, Copyright and Censorship at academic conferences
7 September 2021

The conferences were hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the Intellectual Property Institute at Fordham Law School.

Professor Stavros Brekoulakis Professor Stavros Brekoulakis to teach at The Hague Academy Summer School
1 September 2021

He will be teaching on their prestigious Summer Course on Private International Law.

Steam coming from factory chimneys Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes new research on how trade agreements can help decarbonize the economy
10 August 2021

The research explores the potential of the trading system in contributing to decarbonization, focusing on the EU and international level.

EU flag Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak at an international conference on EU energy security
30 July 2021

Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, has been invited to speak on "The Law of the Security of Energy Supply in the EU" at the Center for European Studies at the University of Lyon 3, Lyon, France, 4-5 November 2021. View the full programme for the event [PDF 547KB].

A row of Covid-19 vaccine vials with syringes Professor Duncan Matthews comments on a Covid-19 IP waiver and pandemic preparedness
27 July 2021

Professor Matthews was interviewed by Pharma Technology Focus and Aljazeera.

A digital image of a padlock surrounded by fragmented glass on a purple background Professor Julia Hörnle discusses internet regulation
23 July 2021

Professor Hörnle took part in a BCS Webinar on Long-arm Legislation and took part in a TRT Roundtable Session on the Online Safety Bill.

A person checking financial data on a smartphone Bank of England must spell out risks of quantitative easing, according to new report
21 July 2021

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has published its report on the policies of the Bank of England. An academic at Queen Mary University of London acted as Special Advisor to the group, providing expert evidence, which informed the findings.

Queen Mary LLB student with raised hand in lecture Queen Mary named top 10 for law by the Complete University Guide 2022
29 June 2021

Queen Mary University of London has been ranked 10th in the UK for Law by the Complete University Guide 2022, up 17 places from 2021.

A smart phone lock screen with code access Digital forensics experts prone to bias, study shows
3 June 2021

Professor Ian Walden was featured in The Guardian

A person holding a sign saying 'save our planet' in a dump full of rubbish The trade system is key to tackling climate change, not environmental agreements, according to new book
2 June 2021

A new book authored by Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas provides a radical new insight into how climate change can be tackled by using the trade system.

Pylons in a field of yellow flowers Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes new research on sustainability
1 June 2021

His research was published in Emory International Law Review and Compliance and Environmental Law.

Cover the 2nd edition of Cloud Computing Law The 2nd edition of Cloud Computing Law has just been published
20 May 2021

This expanded and fully updated new edition covers in detail the legal and regulatory implications of what many people simply call ‘the cloud’.

Queens' Building against a blue sky Schools of History and Law receive gender equality awards
13 May 2021

Queen Mary University of London's School of History and School of Law have both been awarded the prestigious Athena Swan Bronze Award by Advance HE.

Tree in a desert in Morocco Arbitration still seen as the best process for resolving international disputes, even in times of pandemic
6 May 2021

The School of International Arbitration (Queen Mary University of London) is delighted to launch the results of its twelfth major empirical International Arbitration Survey. This is the fifth one in partnership with international law firm White and Case LLP.

An iPhone screen with apps, including Spotify, laying on a white table Professor Ioannis Kokkoris discusses the EU Apple Antitrust Case
5 May 2021

Professor Kokkoris was interviewed for CGTN Europe

Person wearing headphones crossing the street 'It's a Crazy Issue' – The Bizarre World of Scam Audiobooks
22 April 2021

Professor Johanna Gibson was featured in Vice 

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.