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News from CCLS 2014

QMUL School of Law ranked ninth in UK for 3* and 4* research
22 December 2014

The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London is ninth in the UK for 3* and 4* research, according to the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Professor Catherine Rogers' new book 'Ethics in International Arbitration'
21 November 2014

Professor Catherine Rogers writes the first treatise to analyse the ambiguities and conflicting rules present in international arbitration.

QMUL Partners with Chinese University of Hong Kong for new Arbitration Survey in China
20 November 2014

The School of International Arbitration (SIA) at Queen Mary University of London is to partner with the Chinese University of Hong Kong to carry out a survey on 'Chinese Corporate Attitudes to Arbitration'.

Web Summit 2014 qLegal: 'Summing up' Web Summit 2014
12 November 2014

qLegal, Queen Mary University of London's free legal advice service for tech start-up companies and entrepreneurs, attended Web Summit on 4-6 November 2014 in Dublin. Web Summit is a technology-industry conference, centered on IT, attracting over 22,000 attendees from 109 countries.

QMUL LLM Student wins International Bar Association scholarship
23 September 2014

Omolola Agbaje-Williams, an LLM student in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, was the recent recipient of a scholarship from the International Bar Association following her winning application in the Intellectual Property and Technology Section.

QMUL team reach final four in Oxford University's Price Media Law International Moot Court Competition
23 September 2014

A team of six LLM students representing Queen Mary University of London navigated their way to a place in the final four of the Price Media International Moot Court Competition held at the Faculty of Law at Oxford University. The competition was held from the 1-4 April and consisted of 35 teams from around the world.

qLegal awarded £90,000 to expand free legal advice programme for entrepreneurs
15 September 2014

The Legal Advice Centre (LAC) at Queen Mary University of London has received a grant of £90,000 to expand qLegal, a community initiative which provides free legal advice to entrepreneurs and technology start-ups.

Launch of the Microsoft Cloud Computing Research Centre
1 July 2014

Computer scientists at the University of Cambridge Computer Lab and lawyers in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London are collaborating on research in cloud computing at in a new virtual research centre.

How does online dispute resolution empower consumers?
16 June 2014

Online dispute resolution (ODR) offers an invaluable means of access to justice for consumers who have a dispute with a business, but are deterred by the costs and barriers involved from going to court.

qLegal students qLegal to run events in London Technology Week 2014
16 June 2014

Queen Mary's free legal advice service for digital start-ups is to take part in London's first ever Technology week from 16 - 20 June 2014.

qLegal takes part in NYC Brooklyn Law event 'From Bleak House to Geek House'
11 June 2014

Experience from Queen Mary’s free legal advice service for digital start-ups was shared at a legal entrepreneurship event in New York.

Queen Mary LLM students compete in Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot
2 May 2014

Three LLM Students represented Queen Mary University of London at the 12th annual Intellectual Property Moot Competition at Oxford on 20 - 22 March 2014. The Queen Mary team was Filip Kufrin, Michael Laws and Severine Riviere Naidoo.

LLM students take part in Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Competition
25 April 2014

Queen Mary LLM students achieved a top 10 position in an international arbitration moot competition.

The 9th Annual EU Tax Students Conference
9 April 2014

'European Union Taxation: Latest Insights and Debates' the ninth annual Tax Students Conference took place on 13-14 March 2014. Each year the event, hosted by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London, provides an opportunity for LLM students and early career scholars to establish links with other tax law scholars and professionals from across the world.

Queen Mary LLM students publish case law to global Competition Law database
8 April 2014

Nine case law comments from seven students have been published by the e-Competitions Bulletin so far in 2014, the highest number since the university partnered with the Bulletin in 2007-8. The scheme was coordinated this year by PhD student Eda Sahin.

Law PhD students benefit as Queen Mary joins the Association of Transnational Law Schools
19 March 2014

Six PhD students from Queen Mary University of London will join doctoral students from across the globe to take part in workshops designed to foster the study of legal issues in a global context.

Professor Eric Heinze - Are we really wedded to gay rights?
6 March 2014

For British gay rights campaigners, 2014 already looks like a year to remember. England and Wales will join the small club of nations that allow same-sex couples to marry. Meanwhile, the Sochi winter Olympics have sparked global outrage against Russian homophobia. Surely reasons to celebrate?

Professor Philip Rawlings: Flood insurance: murky waters?
4 March 2014

Floods reinforce the impression of harried communities at the mercy of nature and abandoned by government, emergency services and insurers. Insurance companies are the bad guys, right? It’s not that straightforward.

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