News from the School of Law 2011
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas participated in 8th WTO Ministerial Conference
19 December 2011
Professor Mitsilegas at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
13 December 2011
New LLM in Law and Economics
12 December 2011
Extradition Review Debate - Podcast
9 December 2011
Dr Leonidas K Cheliotis gives a guest lecture at LSE
7 December 2011
PhD funding for 2012 announced
30 November 2011
Over £575,000 funding for postgraduate legal research at Queen Mary.
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas - Why climate change architecture isn't working
28 November 2011
Future of UK Extradition Law podcast
28 November 2011
Data protection law creates cloud of uncertainty for cloud computing
21 November 2011
QM Job Vacancy: Early Career Lectureship in Law
17 November 2011
LLM scholarships for 2012
17 November 2011
Legendary rock music guru talks IP to Queen Mary law students
15 November 2011
Human Rights Charity Comes to Queen Mary
8 November 2011
Honour for champion of legal rights
8 November 2011
New academic staff in the School of Law
4 November 2011
Professor Andrew Le Sueur in China and Hong Kong
3 November 2011
Law Working Papers Series - new papers
2 November 2011
Queen Mary welcomes guest lecturers for LLM Company Law module
28 October 2011
Law Working Papers Series - New Papers
4 October 2011
Law Administrator awarded Queen Mary Medal
3 October 2011
Meet QM Law Overseas in October 2011
28 September 2011
Dr Tom O'Shea speaking on Tax Law in Lithuania
26 September 2011
Dr O'Shea delivers talk to Tax Law students in Lithuania
13 September 2011
Summer Graduation and Law Prize Winners 2011
24 August 2011
School of Law excels in National Student Survey
19 August 2011
Queen Mary is 4th in UK for Law
19 July 2011
Professor Takis Tridimas - Key Day for Greek Crisis
21 June 2011
CCLS Alumni Bulletin - Spring 2011
19 May 2011
New Intellectual Property Journal launched by Queen Mary
13 April 2011
LLM in Intellectual Property, MSc Management of Intellectual Property, Certificate in Intellectual Property
Queen Mary and Oxford Academics Launch New Law Blog
12 April 2011
George Hinde Moot Competition 2011
11 April 2011
Dr Julia Hörnle joins Authority for Television On-Demand
14 March 2011
Professor Mitsilegas at the EU Fundamental Rights Agency
28 February 2011
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas addressed a Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on Data Protection and Privacy, held at the EU Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna on 21 February 2011. The meeting focused on the development of the future role of the Agency in the field of privacy and data protection and the issues discussed included judicial redress, privacy in the digital era and data protection in the EU.
Elisabeth Lees is one of three joint winners for 2010-2011 of the University of London’s Georg Schwarzenburger Prize for the best performance on the LLM in International Law. Many congratulations to Elisabeth, who now practises in Grand Cayman.
Dr Duncan Matthews' new book 'Intellectual Property, Human Rights And Development The Role of NGOs and Social Movements' is published by Edward Elgar.
The Global Arbitration Review (GAR) is a leading arbitration journal. It has shortlisted five groups for the Sustained Contribution to Best Practice Award, BA committee on arbitration, ICC Institute, OGEMID, UNCITRAL working group and the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary, University of London. The winner will be announced on 3 March 2011.
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak on “The Role of the G-3 in the Creation of a Global Climate Change Agreement” as a panelist at 'The EU and Transatlantic Relations: Security and Political Economy Issues' Conference, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada on 10-12 April 2011.
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcs has been selected to become a Global Research Fellow within the Hauser Global Law School Program at New York University School of Law.
Dr Guido Westkamp's new book 'Privacy and Publicity' is published
14 February 2011
You can order Dr Guido Westkamp's 'Privacy & Publicity' book from www.nomos-shop.de
Leonidas K Cheliotis has been elected to sit on the editorial board of the British Journal of Criminology: An International Review of Crime and Society, one of the world's top criminology journals. The British Journal of Criminology is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Centre for Crime & Justice Studies.
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas has been invited to speak on "Variable Geometry in Climate Change Negotiations: The Role of the Asia Pacific Region," as a Panelist at the conference Contemporary International Law Issues in the Asia Pacific: Opportunities and Challenges, Grand Formosa Regent, Taipei, Taiwan, 29 May - 1 June 2011.
Lord Phillips launches judicial independence project
9 February 2011
The President of the UK Supreme Court, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, gave a lecture on 8 February to launch a three year AHRC-funded research project on ‘The Politics of Judicial Independence in Britain’s Changing Constitution’ which is being undertaken jointly by the School of Law at Queen Mary, the Constitution Unit at University College London and the School of Law at the University of Birmingham.
Dr Phoebe Okowa has been appointed a Hauser Global Visiting Professor at New York University, School of Law for autumn 2011. During her tenure she will teach a course on disputed topics in international law of armed conflict and international criminal law. In addition she will continue research for her book on Sovereignty Contests and the Protection of Natural Resources in Conflict Zones.
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has awarded Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas an international fellowship to conduct research at the World Trade Institute (University of Bern) on the interface of climate change, international trade, and energy law.
Dr Duncan Matthews' research paper on “Patents in the Global Economy”, commissioned by the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP) as independent evidence for UK government policy has been published by the Intellectual Property Office.
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to speak on “The Climate Change Challenge: China’s Position” as a Panelist at the 8th Asian Law Institute Annual Conference Law in a Sustainable Asia, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University, Japan, 26-27 May 2011.
Dr Duncan Matthews was appointed to the Intellectual Property Office Trade and Development Expert Advisory Group in January 2011.
After the BCL, Sir David Baragwanath had a career in New Zealand ending in the Court of Appeal. He is now sitting on the United Nations Special Tribunal for Lebanon.
Margaret Cunningham will represent Queen Mary, University of London and present at the annual conference of the UK Centre for Legal Education (UKCLE) on 28-29 January 2011 at the University of Warwick.
The John Avery Jones Thesis 2010 prize was awarded to Gauthier Cruysmans who studied on the LLM in Tax Law programme at the School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London.
Dr Tom O’Shea will present “From Avoir Fiscal to SGI – three ‘types’ of tax avoidance to consider” at the 6th Annual 'Avoir Fiscal' EU Tax Conference at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies on 28 January 2011.
Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas has been invited to speak on “Towards the Creation of a Global Climate Agreement based on the Success of International Trade Agreements” at the conference The Third Lagos State Summit on Climate Change, Lagos, Nigeria, 8-10 February 2011.
New papers in the Queen Mary, Law Working Papers series
4 January 2011