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School of Law

Queen Mary Postgraduate Legal Research Conference 2015

4 June 2015

Time: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Venue: Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

'Commerce, the law and individual freedom: Small cog, big machine'

The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London invites postgraduate law students and academics to the Sixth Annual Postgraduate Legal Research Conference. The conference is organised by School of Law PhD students and chaired by academic specialists. This event provides a unique opportunity for presenters and participants from across the UK and international research community to exchange ideas on contemporary legal issues.

The suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users is #QMLawConf


PG Legal Research Conference programme 2015 [PDF 9,375KB]


  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Environmental Law
  • EU Law
  • Human Rights
  • Intellectual Property
  • Public International Law
  • Legal Theory and Legal History

Poster Session

Poster Presentations will be displayed during lunchtime.

‘Soap Box Session’

Stand up for five minutes and air your risky or controversial legal view. The soapbox session is in its fourth year at the QMUL Postgraduate Law Conference and is a dynamic forum for short presentations on risky ideas or controversial legal views.  

Publication and awards

  • Selected papers of the highest quality will be published in a special 2015 volume of the Queen Mary Law Journal (QMLJ).
  • During the conference we will present prizes for Best Posters and Best Soap Box Presentation.

Organised by:

Law PhD students at Queen Mary University of London:

  • Sam Fowles
  • Charlotte Rushworth


View directions on how to reach the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB.

How to Book

The participation fee per person is £8.00. Please book your place online.

Further information

For more information please email

Photography, video and audio recordings

Please note that CCLS events may be photographed or video and audio recorded. These materials will be used for internal and external promotional purposes only by Queen Mary University of London. If you object to appearing in the photographs, please let our photographer know on the day. Alternatively you can email the CCLS Events Team on in advance of the event that you are attending.

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