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School of Law

Queen Mary Postgraduate Legal Research Conference 2019 "Silver Linings"

5 June 2019 - 6 June 2019

Time: 9:30 - 6:00pm
Venue: Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

The School of Law at Queen Mary invites postgraduate law students and academics to the Postgraduate Legal Research Conference. The conference will host presentations from doctoral researchers in traditional paper and poster sessions, as well as an exciting ‘soapbox’ session.

Keynote Speakers

Gregory Jones QC

Gregory will speak about silver linings in the environmental impact assessment directive. He is a senior barrister specialising in environmental law, administrative law, motor sports, major infrastructure projects (DCO consents), compulsory purchase, Parliamentary, EU law and public procurement, education and local government. He regularly appears at both public inquiries and in the higher courts, Gregory acts on behalf of developers, local planning authorities and third parties. Gregory has also developed a particular expertise in off shore marine spatial planning and EU environmental law.

Another keynote speaker will be confirmed.

Paper Presentations

Traditional paper presentations will be given in the following areas:

  • Arbitration
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Energy Law, EU Law
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Public International Law
  • Public Law
  • Legal Theory

Poster Session

Poster presentations will be displayed during lunch and the breaks.

Soapbox Session

The ‘soapbox’ session provides a dynamic forum for short presentations on risky ideas
or controversial legal views.




For directions to the venue, please refer to the map.

Photography, video and audio recording

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 organisers in advance of the event that you are attending.