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International Arbitration Confirmed As Dominant Form Of Global Dispute Resolution
6 October 2015

London and Paris lead the way as the most popular venues, with Asian cities closing the gap.

QMUL PhD students Awarded 'Modern Law Review Scholarships
17 August 2015

Three QMUL PhD students, Shane Burke, David Andrew Foster and Angeliki Papantoniou, have been awarded scholarships by the Modern Law Review

QMUL Law Phd students at ATLAS QMUL PhD students take part in global event to promote in-depth study of legal issues
7 July 2015

Six PhD students from Queen Mary University of London joined doctoral students from across the globe to take part in the ATLAS Agora 2015, a series of workshops designed to foster the study of legal issues in a global context.

Professor Julia Hornle 'Think you're just a face in the crowd? Not necessarily'
19 June 2015

In this article, Professor Julia Hörnle, of QMUL's School of Law, considers the impact and rapid development of face recognition techniques on privacy.

QMUL Postgraduate Legal Research Conference 2015 QMUL Postgraduate Legal Research Conference 2015
12 June 2015

PhD students and early career researchers from across Europe came to Queen Mary University of London on 4 June 2015 to share their research at the annual Postgraduate Legal Research Conference.

EFILA and School of International Arbitration at QMUL respond to the criticism against ISDS
19 May 2015

A response to the criticism against the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) has been published by the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA), which is a non-profit think tank based in Brussels.

QMUL School of Law students Law at QMUL ranked in top 50 worldwide
29 April 2015

The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London is now among the top 50 in the world, according to a highly-regarded analysis of more than 3,400 universities.

Gaming image More than just a game: Interactive entertainment and intellectual property law
27 April 2015

On 24 April 2015, QMUL's Centre for Commercial Law Studies convened a group of legal experts to consider and examine issues around gaming an intellectual property law. In this article, Dr Gaetano Dimita, Lecturer in International Intellectual Property Law, sets out the many legal challenges that emerge from this growing and dynamic sector. 

Northumbria qLegal Clinic Collaboration: qLegal soon to be registered as a trademark by Northumbria Student Law Office
24 April 2015

On 15 April 2015, two students from Northumbria University in Newcastle (Charlotte Stapleton and Joseph David Muir) came to London to advise on the registration of 'qLegal' as a trademark. 

ILINC logo QMUL leads Europe-wide network of free legal advice services for start-ups
21 April 2015

A European network of legal advice clinics, led by Queen Mary University of London, is helping to deliver affordable legal services for Europe’s burgeoning start-up community, including those working in the sharing economy.

Bookshop - Image credit - Furcifer pardalis Bottom 50 per cent of UK authors made less than £10,500 in 2013
21 April 2015

The median earnings of authors in the UK has fallen below the minimum wage, according to a survey of 2,500 writers, published by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.

The Business of Being an Author - A Survey of Author’s Earnings and Contracts - report published
20 April 2015

Queen Mary University of London has published its final report on a research project funded by the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) into the business of being an author.

FutureFest 2015 qLegal Blog Post: 'FutureFest - Shaping Things to Come'
25 March 2015

In this blog post, qLegal Student Adviser, Alessandro Pallavicini, describes his experience of 'FutureFest - Shaping Things to Come' a weekend event of immersive experiences, performances and speakers to excite and challenge perceptions of the future.

Oil rig QMUL and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP announce new Energy scholarship programme
18 March 2015

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London has announced details of a scholarship and internship programme with legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright LLP.

QMUL and White and Case LLP launch sixth global arbitration survey
11 March 2015

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) today announced details of the sixth International Arbitration Survey, sponsored by global law firm White and Case LLP.

Report calls for radical overhaul of how the court service handles low value claims
16 February 2015

A new system of online justice would revolutionise the court system of England and Wales, according to a report from the Civil Justice Council’s Online Dispute Resolution Advisory Group. The group includes Julia Hörnle, Professor in Internet Law at QMUL.

Lord Browne Energy companies must repair relationship with society, says former CEO of BP
15 January 2015

Businesses and extractive industries should communicate openly and engage more effectively with society, according to the former CEO of British Petroleum (BP), who was speaking at the launch of QMUL’s Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute.

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