News from the School of Law
Call for Papers: UK-IVR 2022 Annual Conference
15 October 2021
The 2022 conference will focus on Law, Rationality and Practical Reason: Ancient and Contemporary Perspectives and will take place 10-12 June 2022.
Queen Mary academic wins award for book on Insurable Interest
15 October 2021
Dr Franziska Arnold-Dwyer won the BILA Book Prize 2021 for her book ‘Insurable Interest and the Law’ published by Routledge.
He will team on Climate Change Law and Policy.
The article proposes how international trade mechanisms may be re-oriented to address climate change and addresses emerging academic research into climate clubs in international climate change mitigation institutions/regimes.
The round table events is organised by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London and global, leading law firm Paul Hastings LLP have partnered to create a unique, legal innovation focussed, internship opportunity.
Families need better support from social media companies and the government when it comes to accessing the digital assets of ill or deceased loved ones, according to the Cloud Legal Project at Queen Mary University of London and STEP.
He gave the evidence to the House of Commons’ International Trade Committee.
Haiti: Why 2021 is and is not 2010
16 September 2021
Dr Angela Sherwood has written an option piece for Aljazeera following the earthquake in Haiti last August.
Queen Mary University of London has ranked 8th in the UK for Law, up four places from 2021.
Queen Mary Leads on EU Data Protection Training
8 September 2021
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London trained a Professional Services Firm on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that came into effect on 25 May 2017.
The conferences were hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the Intellectual Property Institute at Fordham Law School.
The sins of authors should not bar their works from reading lists
3 September 2021
Professor Heinze wrote a piece for the Times Higher Education which argues a students’ task is never to read authors uncritically but to fully grasp all sides of every argument.
He will be teaching on their prestigious Summer Course on Private International Law.
The event was part of the Arth: A Culture Fest series and was graced by Her Highness Princess Aswathi Thirunal Gouri Lakshmi Bayi of the Travancore Royal Family.
The team shares their experience of the competition, how they prepared and what lead to them winning.
The research explores the potential of the trading system in contributing to decarbonization, focusing on the EU and international level.
Has the Time Come to End Anonymity on Social Media?
9 August 2021
In response to recent discussions about social media and racism, the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre and legal firm Mishcon de Reya have published a joint editorial piece tackling the issue of anonymity online.
Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, has been invited to speak on "The Law of the Security of Energy Supply in the EU" at the Center for European Studies at the University of Lyon 3, Lyon, France, 4-5 November 2021. View the full programme for the event [PDF 547KB].
Professor Matthews was interviewed by Pharma Technology Focus and Aljazeera.
First-class year for the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society: Gold Trophy and Professional Development Award Winners for their excellent, numerous and diverse opportunities.
Professor Julia Hörnle discusses internet regulation
23 July 2021
Professor Hörnle took part in a BCS Webinar on Long-arm Legislation and took part in a TRT Roundtable Session on the Online Safety Bill.
Professor Neve Gordon has written an opinion piece for Aljazeera on the Israeli politician, Benjamin Netanyahu.
The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has published its report on the policies of the Bank of England. Professor Rosa Lastra at Queen Mary University of London acted as Special Advisor to the group, providing expert evidence, which informed the findings.
New blog from Dr Ruth Fletcher analyses Court of Protection decision involving a pregnant woman living with agoraphobia.
Queen Mary University of London has been ranked 10th in the UK for Law by the Complete University Guide 2022, up 17 places from 2021.
Dr Shah was in conversation for an event hosted by the Coalition of Hindus of North America (CoHNA)