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Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Scholarship Winners 2014


Recipients of the 2014 law scholarships were congratulated at a special reception held at the postgraduate law centre in Lincoln’s Inn Fields in November 2014.

The School of Law at Queen Mary offers significant funding for postgraduate study. Winners are chosen based on the combined recognition of academic merit, professional achievement and financial need. Queen Mary also has a long history of attracting Chevening, Commonwealth and Jean Monnet scholars as well as many government and industry-sponsored students.

Professor Spyros Maniatis, Director of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), said: “We are very proud that such outstanding students have chosen to come to Queen Mary, we hope that they will enrich the learning community and that in turn they will benefit from our academics, visiting academics and practitioners and the other students.”

“The scholarship winners represent an incredible diversity of nationalities and we hope that when they leave us they will become distinguished ambassadors for Queen Mary as they pursue legal careers across the world.”

In 2014 The School of Law offered offered more than £1million pounds of financial support for postgraduate law programmes.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 awards, which include School of Law scholarships, Commonwealth Scholarships, Chevening Scholarships, Queen Mary Drapers Scholarships, Jean Monnet, CCLS/FGV Rio, Brazil, CCLS/University of Lagos, Nigeria, CCLS/School of Economics and Finance joint MSc Law and Finance and LLM in Law and Economics bursaries.

LLM Programme winners

  • Adi Mafi, Tonga, Laws – Commonwealth Scholarship
  • Ann Zachariah – India, Laws – QMUL Drapers Award
  • Arvind Singh, India,  Intellectual Property Law – Chevening & HSBC
  • Assem  Nuralina, International Business Law – Centre for International Programmes, JSC
  • Bagdat Kuzhatov, Public International Law – Centre for International Programmes, JSC
  • Giovanna Bodin De Saint-Ange Comnène Carloni, Brazil, Computer and Communications Law – CCLS
  • Gruffydd Owen, UK, International Shipping Law – CCLS
  • Guillermo Sarubbi Lutz, Paraguay, Laws – Chevening
  • Hanna Meliana, Indonesia, International Business Law – Chevening
  • Izzah Abu Bakar, Commercial and Corporate Law – High Comission Of Malaysia
  • Jairo Zamora Riaño, Laws – Colfuturo
  • Karine Guimaraes, Brazil, Human Rights Law – DoL (Taught Students)
  • Kemal Guvenis, Turkey, Human Rights Law – Jean Monnet
  • Kurlyn Merchant, St. Kitts-Nevis, Energy and Natural Resources Law – CCLS
  • Luis Negrette Perdomo, Banking and Finance Law – Colfuturo
  • Manisha Sherchan, Nepal, Commercial and Corporate Law – CCLS
  • Marine Yzquierdo, France, International Business Law – CCLS
  • Mariami Kvernadze, Georgia, International Business Law – CCLS (Taught Students)
  • Maura Migliore, Italy, Intellectual Property Law – CCLS
  • Mauricio Lopez Gonzalez Garza, Laws – Conacyt
  • Mirwais Haidari, Law and Economics – CCLS
  • Noordini Mohd Azahar, Commercial and Corporate Law – A-G's Chambers of Malaysia
  • Oguz Pehlivan, Turkey, Public International Law – Chevening
  • Phillippa White, UK, Human Rights Law – DoL
  • Raphael Paciello, Brazil, Energy and Natural Resources Law – Chevening
  • Samet Ozturk , Turkey, International Business Law – Chevening
  • Samuel Acquah-Bartels, Ghana, Media Law – Chevening
  • Sarah-JaneBennett, Australia, Laws – DoL
  • Syed Dipon, Bangladesh, Computer and Communications Law – CCLS
  • Yasemin Kavlak, Turkey, International Business Law – Jean Monnet
  • Youn Kyong Cho, Korea (South), Intellectual Property Law – CCLS (Taught Students)
  • Yavuz Selim Sonmez, Turkey, Tax Law – Turkish Embassy
  • Youn Cho, Intellectual Property Law – Chevening
  • Yuka Takagi, Japan, Immigration Law - DoL
  • Yupeng Chen, China, Laws – CCLS
  • Chidozie Chukwudumogu, Nigeria, Tax Law – Unilag

LLM in Law and Economics Winners

  • Collins Omondi, Law and Economics – Chevening
  • Ronald Chari, Law and Economics – Chevening

LLM in Paris Winners

September 2014 intake

  • Danai Oikonomou, Greece, Intellectual Property Law – CCLS
  • Gregor Golob, Slovenia, Banking & Finance Law – CCLS
  • Olga Mariño Pinto, Colombia, Banking & Finance Law – Colfuturo
  • Camilo Ramirez-Zuluaga, Colombia, International Dispute Resolution and Economic Law – Colfuturo

January 2015 intake

  • Maria Fanou, Greece, International Dispute Resolution and Economic Law – CCLS
  • Caroline Pain, France, International Business Law – CCLS-EFB (Paris Bar School)

MSc Law and Finance Winners

  • Adriana Hernandez Sanchez, Law and Finance – CCLS
  • Andrea Vassia, Law and Finance – CCLS (Taught Students)
  • Giorgio Di Stasio, Italy, Law and Finance – CCLS
  • Nuha Alsaeed, Law and Finance – Embassy of Saudia Arabia
  • Youssef Bakhashwain , Law and Finance - Embassy of Saudia Arabia



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