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Satellite image of Europe at night Post Brexit challenges for criminal justice co-operation
3 April 2020

Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas has written a blog for UK in a Changing Europe about the partnership on security and criminal justice co-operation being a key priority for both the UK and the EU after Brexit.

View of Gaza in the 2000s The Gaza Strip has been under siege for years, COVID-19 could be catastrophic
30 March 2020

Professor Neve Gordon wrote an opinion piece for The Nation discussing the Gaza Strip’s ill-preparedness to tackle an outbreak of Coronavirus

A busy market street in Yangon in Burma Myanmar’s lockdown on truth
24 March 2020

Professor Penny Green talks to Byline Times about the impact of Myanmar’s denial of COVID-19 on its own citizens and the rest of the world

Drone in the sky The coronavirus conundrum and human rights
23 March 2020

Professor Neve Gordon co-authored an opinion discussing the human rights implications of coronavirus measures being put in place

Students on the Future Leadership Programme visiting the Pathology Museum at Queen Mary Queen Mary University of London supports Future Leaders Programme to inspire the young minds of tomorrow
19 March 2020

The School of Law at Queen Mary has been working with The Future Leaders Programme to host a series of workshops designed to develop young people’s leadership skills and inspire them to make informed decisions about their future by giving them access to new opportunities. 

ISS above the earth CCLS partners with Argans Ltd to research IT infrastructure in Earth Observation
18 March 2020

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, in partnership with Argans Ltd (Satellite Remote Sensing and Earth Observation), has won a bid to carry out ground-breaking research for the European Space Agency

Professor Penelope Andrews headshot Q&A with Professor Penelope Andrews, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the School of Law
17 March 2020

Professor Penelope Andrews joined Queen Mary’s School of Law as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow (DVF) at the beginning of March and will return for a second period from 9 May to 21 May. She shares some insights into her career and experience as a DVF at the School of Law.

LLM Students at Cumberland Lodge Overseas Applications to UK Law Schools Increase Despite Brexit
10 March 2020

Queen Mary University of London is one of many top UK law schools enjoying an increase in LLM applications from non-EU students.

Students in a law lecture at Queen Mary, one student is raising their hand to ask a question Law at Queen Mary ranked top 30 in the world
6 March 2020

Law at Queen Mary University of London was ranked 30th in the world and 7th in the UK.

Gear and waist of a police officer at Notting Hill Carnival Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas gives evidence to the EU Justice Sub-Committee
4 March 2020

His evidence was given at a joint EU Justice Sub-Committee and the EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee session on future cooperation with the EU, 3 March

Photograph of Professor Malik Dahlan from Queen Mary's Centre for Commercial Law Studies Queen Mary Professor named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
3 March 2020

A Professor of Law from Queen Mary University of London has been named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The new Fellows comprise leading thinkers and experts from Scotland and around the world, whose work has had a significant impact on the country.

Cake stands set up for the LAC legal bake sale The Great Legal Bake 2020
28 February 2020

On Tuesday 11 February the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (LAC) took part in the Great Legal Bake 2020

Artefacts of Legal Inquiry book cover Professor Maksymilian Del Mar publishes monograph on imagination in legal reasoning
26 February 2020

The book is an interdisciplinary study of the value of ‘artefactual language’ and practices of imagination in the common law tradition

Satellite image of Europe at night Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas presented his research on climate clubs and international trade at the University of Windsor (Canada)
26 February 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, presented his current research titled “Exploring the links between international trade law and climate change.” His presentation took place at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, Windsor, Canada, on 24 February 2020.

Cargo ship on a river in Georgia Aiming at sustainable trade in the context of the Rule of Law
26 February 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, publishes his article titled “Aiming at sustainable trade in the context of the Rule of Law: What role for citizens and how international trade can help reduce fossil-fuel consumption.”

Stavros Brekoulakis profile image Professor Stavros Brekoulakis nominated for a GAR (Global Arbitration Review) Award
25 February 2020

He was nominated for his Roebuck Annual lecture, given in June 2019 at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

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).