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Lots of red, blue and yellow shipping containers arranged on a doc Queen Mary Professor investigates ways to make cross-border trade paperless
30 November 2020

Professor Miriam Goldby was seconded to the Law Commission on a part-time basis starting November 2020 to work on their Digital Assets project.

EUPLANT logo on a white background Internet access deal allows Chinese government censorship in our UK university (virtual) classrooms
16 November 2020

Dr Matthieu Burnay has co-authored an Op-Ed outlining the risks of the access deal for USSbriefs

Myanmar Elections
16 November 2020

Professor Penny Green talks to Monacle 24

Gavel and legal books on a desk Queen Mary’s qLegal programme celebrates unprecedented growth in 2020
10 November 2020

qLegal, Queen Mary’s pro bono commercial law clinic, has published its annual report which shows that it has almost doubled student numbers and welcomed several new external partners in 2020.

Image of spiky green virus particles on a black background New book discusses the effects of the pandemic on international arbitration
9 November 2020

The book is co-edited and co-authored by an academic from Queen Mary University of London and is the first to describe and analyse how the COVID-19 crisis has redefined arbitral practice.

A black woman and a white woman sat in office with pink patterned wall paper Queen Mary launches Black Justice Project to tackle discrimination
9 November 2020

The Legal Advice Centre at Queen Mary University of London has launched a new clinic offering free legal advice to members of the Black community to help tackle discrimination.

Image of flags blowing in the wind on the left and a globe on the right Queen Mary and Corporate Counsel International Arbitration Group Released 2020 Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Survey
29 October 2020

This is the first study on the subject of Investors’ Perception and views of Proposed Reforms to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS).

Shazia Choudhry in the staff room in the laws building Professor Shazia Choudhry ratified as an Academic Bencher at the Inner Temple
28 October 2020

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, commonly known as the Inner Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London.

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface Global Antitrust Review 2019 published
28 October 2020

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Competition Law and Policy (ICC) published the latest review with Dr. Eda Sahin, and Queen Mary LLM graduates Necla Sumer Ozdemir and Ritika Sood, as editors.

Phone screen with various social media apps Unbiased Social Media platforms of conspiracies and hate
26 October 2020

Professor Eric Heinze speaks to the Media Diversity Institute 

Matthew Evans profile image Legal Advice Centre Co-Director wins Human Rights Lawyer of the Year
22 October 2020

The Law Society presented Matthew Evans the award at a virtual ceremony on 14 October, in recognition of his achievements in the field of human rights law in 2019-20

Law Justice with globe secondary image New report examines cross-border data sharing in criminal proceedings
16 October 2020

The Report is the result of collaborative effort between the Queen Mary Global Policy Institute and the Centre for European Policy Studies.

A group of migrants travelling EU failing to comply with obligations on migration, according to new report
14 October 2020

Dr Violeta Moreno-Lax from Queen Mary’s School of Law has written a report for the European Parliament on the EU’s External Migration Policy and the Protection of Human Rights.

Graphic of a golden cup, in a golden circle Celebrating success in the School of Law
7 October 2020

This year a number of students received Department and College Awards which recognised the outstanding talent in the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London.

A graphic of a woman with a red web over her face MEPs raise concerns on EU plans for police facial recognition database
1 October 2020

Dr Niovi Vavoula speaks to Euractiv on facial recognition software

Laura Cestaro, a Final Year LLB Law student at Queen Mary University of London Laura Cestaro named a finalist in the prestigious TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards
29 September 2020

The LGBT+ Undergraduate of the Year Award 2020 with Clifford Chance recognises the range of endeavors and achievements made by LGBT+ students

Image of lights around earth at night Queen Mary University of London Professor is the lead author of policy-brief on Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement and Promotion of Trade and Investment Cooperation
24 September 2020

The Policy Brief was published by T20, the Think Tank attached to the G20, as part of their Trade, Investment and Growth Task Force

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s appeal to the intelligence of a future day
23 September 2020

Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott has written a tribute for Prospect

Facebook logo with an click icon over it Redefining anti-Semitism on Facebook
22 September 2020

This opinion piece, written by Professor Neve Gordon, was published by Aljazeera

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes new book, The Future of International Economic Law and the Rule of Law
21 September 2020

This book explores the contribution that international economic law generally defined make to the rule of law at national and international levels