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Plane landing on a runway surrounded by grass Regulations for air transport may prove ineffective
20 February 2020

The study by Cloud Legal at Queen Mary University of London was featured in CISOMAG and Tech Xplore

Pylons in a field of yellow flowers Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes further findings from his EU research grant WiseGRID
17 February 2020

His articles are due to be published in the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law

Modernising Legal Education cover qLegal as a case study in the newly published book, Modernising Legal Education
13 February 2020

This new book brings together artciles challenging traditional methods of teaching law

EU flag Interoperability as a Rule of Law Challenge
13 February 2020

Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas publisheshas written a new piece for the Blog Forum of the EUI on Interoperability in Europe’s Area of Free3dom, Security and Justice

The Juridification of Individual Sanctions and the Politics of EU Law cover New book: The Juridification of Individual Sanctions and the Politics of EU Law
11 February 2020

Dr Eva Nanopoulos's new book, which offers a critical study of EU sanctions, is published by Hart.

Google Heads to EU Court in Episode 1 of $9 Billion Trilogy
11 February 2020

Professor Ioannis Kokkoris comments on Google’s decade-long antitrust fight with the European Union for Bloomberg

Runner's hand leaning on a metal railing wearing a lime green smartwatch Google’s Fitbit Deal Tests Merger Cops Eyeing Data Giants
11 February 2020

Professor Ioannis Kokkoris comments on Google’s plan to buy Fitbit Inc. in an article for Bloomberg.

Mentors and mentees mingling at the 2020 mentoring launch event CCLS 40th Anniversary Launch at the Postgraduate Law Professional Mentoring Event
10 February 2020

Wednesday 22 January saw the official launch of the CCLS 40th Anniversary Celebrations with the Postgraduate Law Professional Mentoring Programme, organised by the Queen Mary PG Law Careers Team for postgraduate students.

Virtue, Emotion and Imagination in Law and Legal Reasoning Professor Maks Del Mar publishes collection on Virtue, Emotion and Imagination in Law and Legal Reasoning
6 February 2020

Maks Del Mar, Professor of Legal Theory at Queen Mary University of London, has co-edited a collection with Professor Amalia Amaya (Edinburgh/UNAM), on the relations between Virtue, Emotion and Imagination in Law and Legal Reasoning (Hart).

Yacht at sea at sunrise Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies awarded bursaries from MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association
5 February 2020

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London is pleased to announce that MYBA the Worldwide Yachting Association has provided CCLS with two bursaries to support two students in their studies.

EU flag Professor Mitsilegas contributes to the special issue of the German Law Journal.
30 January 2020

Valsamis Mitsilegas, Professor of European Criminal Law and Global Security at Queen Mary University of London, is one of the twenty scholars invited by the German Law Journal to address the Challenges facing the European Union in the new decade.

Rohingya refugee woman cradling her baby Will ruling of world's highest court help Rohingya Muslims?
24 January 2020

Dr Thomas MacManus, Director of the International State Crime Initiative at Queen Mary University of London appeared on Aljazeera: Inside Story to discuss the ruling on the Myanmar Rohingya case in the International Court of Justice. 

qLegal students put Legal Design skills to work, rebooting Terms & Conditions
22 January 2020

qLegal students reboot T&Cs for online paralegal agency F-LEX

Dr Saskia Hufnagel co-edits new 'The Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime'
10 January 2020

On Friday, 13 December 2019, Dr Saskia Hufnagel (School of Law, Queen Mary University of London) and Prof Duncan Chappell (University of Sydney Law School) launched their co-edited Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) at the University of Sydney Law School.

Prof. Maks Del Mar co-edits The Oxford Handbook of Law and Humanities
8 January 2020

Maks Del Mar, Professor of Legal Theory at the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London, has published The Oxford Handbook of Law and Humanities.

Partnership between Queen Mary and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella continues into 2020
7 January 2020

The Institute for Global Law, Economics and Finance (IGLEF) at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) in Argentina, continue to strengthen their partnership aimed at advancing research and promoting robust academic practices in postgraduate education.

Prof. Rafael Leal-Arcas keynote speaker at international energy conference in Finland
3 January 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, will be the keynote speaker at an annual international energy law and policy conference in Finland.

View of Lady Justice holding scales from behind States do proclaim their own past and present wrongdoings, even when international law does not require it
23 December 2019

Professor Eric Heinze discusses the complexities of the role of the state in understandings of history and the ambiguity of this in some legal systems

qLegal is delighted to partner with the in-house compliance team at Bloomberg
18 December 2019

Bloomberg joins the 3-way partnership with long-standing partnert Ropes & Gray LLP

Visiting Professorial Fellow Lee Buchheit discusses sovereign debt with Stephen Cole
10 December 2019

Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, and founding member of the Sovereign Debt Forum, Lee Buchheit is interviewed by Stephen Cole on The Agenda on sovereign debt.

Aung San Suu Kyi to give evidence in The Hague
9 December 2019

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s state counsellor, is set to give evidence to the International Court of Justice in The Hague regarding allegations of genocide against the Rohingya.  Professor Penny Green is one of the experts and activists interviewed by the DhakaTribune about Aung San Suu Kyi’s upcoming appearance at the International Criminal Court.

To survive, we need intersectional solidarity
9 December 2019

From London to Beirut to Santiago and New Delhi, protesters need to build solidarity networks, says Professor Neve Gordon in a co-written opinion piece published in Al-Jazeera. 

Various recreational drugs laid out on a black background Model Drug Law drafted by Amber Marks recognised at Paris Peace Forum
6 December 2019

The Model Law has been recognised as one of the ten winning projects at the Paris Peace Forum 2019 of 114 projects presented.

Students and Staff from holding hands for climate change around Queen Mary campus Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
6 December 2019

Legal Advice Centre takes part in the Student Law Clinics' Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

Prof. Leal-Arcas publishes further findings of his WiseGRID research grant
2 December 2019

In 2016, Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas was awarded a €14-million research grant as part of a consortium on smart grids funded by the EU Commission’s Horizon 2020. The results of this ongoing project called WiseGRID are several scientific publications.