News from the School of Law
On Monday 4 January 2021, two students representing the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London, won the 48th Essex Court Chambers-English Speaking Union National Mooting Competition 2019-2020, which was held remotely.
Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yaman, 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.
Dr Ronan Lee was featured in the Daily Mail and Professor Penny Green in Italian news outlet, il Giornale.
Professor Leal-Arcas's research focuses on law, climate change and trade.
Myanmar: Political detentions continue
15 February 2021
Professor Penny Green was interviewed on The Monocle24
Empty Threats Make the Most Noise
12 February 2021
A row erupted on 9 February 2021 when Mr Matt Hancock announced that any passenger who submits a Passenger Locator Form in terms that conceal the fact that they had travelled in a ‘red list’ country (such as Portugal) “could face a £10,000 fine or prosecution and up to 10 years in prison”.
“Internet Jurisdiction: Law & Practice” looks at both public and private law to give a holistic view of internet jurisdiction.
The blog was written for the Judicial Power Project, which focuses on the proper scope of the judicial power within the constitution.
Dr Davor Jancic cited in UK and EU parliamentary reports
29 January 2021
On 21 January 2021, the House of Commons Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union published its final report, which addresses the shape of future parliamentary scrutiny of UK-EU relations.
Dr Jancic's blog was published by the UK Constitutional Law Association
He spoke on the impact of the EU-UK post-Brexit Trade and Co-operation Agreement on law enforcement and security co-operation
From the 6 January 2021, every area in England has been placed into Tier 4. That tier is subject to a number of restrictions which, collectively, have been styled a “lockdown”.
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
He was interviewed by Korean radio programme This Morning, and featured in WIPO Magazine.
The seminar took place on 17 December 2020 and discussed Dr Myriam Hunter-Henin’s new book, Why Religious Freedom Matters For Democracy: Comparative Reflections from Britain and France for a Democratic “Vivre Ensemble”.
Queen Mary Law Professors appointed as new Queen’s Counsel
17 December 2020
Professor Rachael Mulheron and Professor Alan Dignam from Queen Mary’s School of Law have been appointed as new Queen’s Counsel (QC) in England and Wales.
Dr Prakash Shah writes an opinion piece for NewsBharati
Queen Mary and PwC Release Study of Damages in ICC Arbitral Awards
10 December 2020
The study provides valuable input into the debate over the assessment of loss and the use of expert witnesses in arbitration.
Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal and the Global Policy Institute have been awarded £40,000 under the Research England Quality-related Research Strategic Priorities Fund.
Parler is fertile ground for climate denialism, experts worry
3 December 2020
Professor Eric Heinze discusses Parler in The Daily Telegraph
IMF, CCLS, Rebuilding Macroeconomics, and the Economic and Social Research Council will present working papers at a joint seminar, 3-4 December
Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott writes in Prospect magazine
Professor Miriam Goldby was seconded to the Law Commission on a part-time basis starting November 2020 to work on their Digital Assets project.
Dr Prakash Shah speaks to The Island
Dr Matthieu Burnay has co-authored an Op-Ed outlining the risks of the access deal for USSbriefs
16 November 2020
Professor Penny Green talks to Monacle 24