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Lady Justice from behind holding a set of scales The School of Law wins the prestigious ESU-Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition
26 February 2021

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.  

Myanmar flag blowing in the wind Queen Mary academics comment on the protests in Myanmar following a military coup
25 February 2021

Dr Ronan Lee was featured in the Daily Mail and Professor Penny Green in Italian news outlet, il Giornale.

Steam coming from factory chimneys Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his recent research in top law journals
25 February 2021

Professor Leal-Arcas's research focuses on law, climate change and trade.

Buddhist temple in Mandalay, Myanmar Myanmar: Political detentions continue
15 February 2021

Professor Penny Green was interviewed on The Monocle24

People walking through the departure lounge of an airport Empty Threats Make the Most Noise
12 February 2021

A row erupted on 9 February 2021 when Mr Matt Hancock[1] 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[2] (such as Portugal)could face a £10,000 fine or prosecution and up to 10 years in prison”.[3]

Internet Jurisdiction: Law & Practice book cover with an oil painting of clouds Queen Mary Professor publishes a new book on internet law and jurisdiction
4 February 2021

“Internet Jurisdiction: Law & Practice” looks at both public and private law to give a holistic view of internet jurisdiction.

Lady Justice from behind holding a set of scales Professor Kate Malleson has penned a blog on 'The problem of judicial diversity'
3 February 2021

The blog was written for the Judicial Power Project, which focuses on the proper scope of the judicial power within the constitution.

EU flag 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.

Landscape image of the UK Houses of Parliament at night. Dr Davor Jancic pens blog on the implications of the UK-EU Trade Deal for the UK Parliament
20 January 2021

Dr Jancic's blog was published by the UK Constitutional Law Association

A digital image of a padlock surrounded by fragmented glass on a purple background Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas presented evidence to two parliamentary committees
14 January 2021

He spoke on the impact of the EU-UK post-Brexit Trade and Co-operation Agreement on law enforcement and security co-operation

People running, jogging and walking in the park Conflating "Guidance" and "Rules" - Restrictions on "Exercise" during the Jan 21 Covid Lockdown
14 January 2021

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”.

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface 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

Lightbulb emitting a yellow light with a brain inside Professor Duncan Matthews comments on Covid-19 variant, patents and genome editing
4 January 2021

He was interviewed by Korean radio programme This Morning, and featured in WIPO Magazine.

Front of the Sacré-Cœur in Paris on a sunny day Queen Mary academics take part in panel event on Why Religious Freedom Matters For Democracy
18 December 2020

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”.

Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of 116 barristers and solicitors as new Queen’s Counsel 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.

A Punjabi farmer in a field of wheat Doth the lady protest too much? Sikhs, schools and the Indian farmers
16 December 2020

Dr Prakash Shah writes an opinion piece for NewsBharati

A group of red icons and yellow icons separated by a blue icon 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.

Image of a globe with Africa in daylight and Asia in night on a black background New Queen Mary project to produce guide for responsible Sovereign Debt Borrowing
10 December 2020

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal and the Global Policy Institute have been awarded £40,000 under the Research England Quality-related Research Strategic Priorities Fund.

Two red speech bubbles side by side indicating conversation Parler is fertile ground for climate denialism, experts worry
3 December 2020

Professor Eric Heinze discusses Parler in The Daily Telegraph

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface Legal Aspects of Central Bank Digital Currency and Central Bank Money
2 December 2020

IMF, CCLS, Rebuilding Macroeconomics, and the Economic and Social Research Council will present working papers at a joint seminar, 3-4 December

Scottish flag Scotland is the victim of Westminster’s constitutional doublethink
1 December 2020

Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott writes in Prospect magazine

Lots of red, blue and yellow shipping containers arranged on a dock 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