qLegal partners with The Fore to host an IP workshop for charitable organisations
15 December 2021
In these challenging times, qLegal recognises the importance of extending pro bono legal support to small businesses, including to charities and social enterprises.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas gave a talk to the China Chapter of CCLS Alumni
15 December 2021
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak at the 7th Asian International Economic Law Network (AIELN) conference, Singapore
9 December 2021
Fourth Macroeconomics Conference examined the role of law in establishing a macroeconomy for a post-pandemic world
9 December 2021
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies co-hosted an online virtual conference on 27-28 October 2021 explored the connections between law and macroeconomics.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes new research on international trade and sustainable development
2 December 2021
The two articles investigate “Green Bills for Green Earth: How the international trade and climate regimes work together to save the planet,” and “International Trade, Energy Transition and Climate Change Obligations: The perspective of small Pacific islands and the Caribbean Community,”.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas is interviewed by TradeNews on the links between international trade and climate change negotiations
24 November 2021
Financial Trading Apps and Cryptocurrencies fill gap caused by gambling advertisement bans in professional sport
24 November 2021
New research from Leon Xiao, Teaching Associate at the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, has linked the increase in the advertising of quasi-gambling products and other high volatility investment products with gambling advertisement bans.
Professor Johanna Gibson comments on Star Trek: Discovery's move to Paramount+
23 November 2021
The article, featured on Wired, looks at what this means for the future of streaming
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas is keynote speaker at Conference on Sustainable Development and Commerce in ASEAN Cities, Singapore
11 November 2021
His Keynote Speech will be on "Using International Trade Law to Promote Sustainable Development".
Professor Uma Suthersanen receives European Communities Trade Mark Association Award 2021
1 November 2021
The award was given for a paper on 'An Autonomous EU Functionality Doctrine for Shape Exclusions'.
Queen Mary academics collaborate for review into energy and climate change
29 October 2021
The Energy and Climate Change Law Institute, a leading postgraduate law school within the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, has published its Law Review exploring the legal and technical issues involved in securing effective progress towards net zero.
Female leadership is vital to managing climate change, according to Emma Howard Boyd
27 October 2021
The Chair of the Environment Agency spoke at Queen Mary’s Energy & Climate Change Law Institute Annual Clifford Chance Lecture on 21 October, delivering a talk on the role of women in managing climate change.
Queen Mary academic wins award for book on Insurable Interest
15 October 2021
Dr Franziska Arnold-Dwyer won the BILA Book Prize 2021 for her book ‘Insurable Interest and the Law’ published by Routledge.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas to teach at the Korea National Diplomatic Academy
14 October 2021
He will team on Climate Change Law and Policy.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his most recent research on International Cooperation for Climate Change Mitigation
13 October 2021
The article proposes how international trade mechanisms may be re-oriented to address climate change and addresses emerging academic research into climate clubs in international climate change mitigation institutions/regimes.
Professor Lastra to be part of panel event on the role of Central Banks in dealing with environmental and social challenges
5 October 2021
The round table events is organised by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
Professor Duncan Matthews comments on ratification of the Unified Patent Court Agreement by Germany and Slovenia
1 October 2021
New report urges reforms to give families better access to the digital assets of deceased loved ones
21 September 2021
Families need better support from social media companies and the government when it comes to accessing the digital assets of ill or deceased loved ones, according to the Cloud Legal Project at Queen Mary University of London and STEP.
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.
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.
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 to teach at The Hague Academy Summer School
1 September 2021
He will be teaching on their prestigious Summer Course on Private International Law.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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. Professor Rosa Lastra at Queen Mary University of London acted as Special Advisor to the group, providing expert evidence, which informed the findings.
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.
Financial Times publishes Opinion on the IP Waiver for Covid-19 vaccines, co-authored by Professor Duncan Matthews
18 June 2021
Digital forensics experts prone to bias, study shows
3 June 2021
Professor Ian Walden was featured in The Guardian
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.
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.
Double-Appointment: Professor Maxi Scherer elected as Vice President of the London Court of International Arbitration and appointed on ICSID Panel of Arbitrators
26 May 2021
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’.
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.
Professor Duncan Matthews interviewed on South Korean radio about an IP waiver for vaccine procurement
12 May 2021
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.
Professor Ioannis Kokkoris discusses the EU Apple Antitrust Case
5 May 2021
Professor Kokkoris was interviewed for CGTN Europe
'It's a Crazy Issue' – The Bizarre World of Scam Audiobooks
22 April 2021
Professor Johanna Gibson was featured in Vice
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
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.
New book by School of International Arbitration member, Dr Anna Howard, has been cited in The Scotsman
18 March 2021
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Professor Rosa Lastra appointed Specialist Adviser to House of Lords inquiry
4 March 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.
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.
Professor Duncan Matthews speaks to South Korean radio on vaccine hesitancy and safety
18 February 2021
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.
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
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.