Professor Eric Heinze discusses the complexities of the role of the state in understandings of history and the ambiguity of this in some legal systems
Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, and founding member of the Sovereign Debt Forum, Lee Buchheit is interviewed by Stephen Cole on The Agenda on sovereign debt.
Aung San Suu Kyi to give evidence in The Hague
9 December 2019
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s state counsellor, is set to give evidence to the International Court of Justice in The Hague regarding allegations of genocide against the Rohingya. Professor Penny Green is one of the experts and activists interviewed by the DhakaTribune about Aung San Suu Kyi’s upcoming appearance at the International Criminal Court.
The Model Law has been recognised as one of the ten winning projects at the Paris Peace Forum 2019 of 114 projects presented.
Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
6 December 2019
Legal Advice Centre takes part in the Student Law Clinics' Global Day of Action for Climate Justice
In 2016, Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas was awarded a €14-million research grant as part of a consortium on smart grids funded by the EU Commission’s Horizon 2020. The results of this ongoing project called WiseGRID are several scientific publications.
Arbitration makes business sense
2 December 2019
Arbitration is the best way to resolve international construction disputes, global research among in-house counsel has found. However, recent research conducted by Queen Mary University of London in partnership with Pinsent Masons identified scope for improvements in efficiency at all stages of the arbitral process.
Dr Davor Jancic appointed as an Academic Fellow of the Inner Temple
29 November 2019
On 11 November 2019, Dr Davor Jancic, Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, was appointed an Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, one of the four Inns of Court of England and Wales.
Professor Rosa Lastra discusses her upcoming paper with Professor Charles Goodhart for the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation.
Mohammad Hazrati, a third-year PhD researcher at the Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute at CCLS, was one of the keynote speakers at a roundtable discussion at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), in Kuala Lumpur.
Exiled: The roots of Myanmar’s persecution of the Rohingya
25 November 2019
Lecturer in State Crime, Dr Thomas MacManus, features in the Aljazeera documentary Exiled discussing the persecution of the Rohingya population.
School of Law student awarded two prizes for academic excellence
22 November 2019
School of Law PhD student Emma Raucent has been awarded two prizes for academic excellence. Emma has recently received the Prize for best overall result in the LLM in Legal Theory, and the Principal’s Prize, for her outstanding LLM results.
Aung San Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar on genocide claims
21 November 2019
Visiting Scholar, Dr Ronan Lee appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss Aung San Suu Kyi’s decision to defend Myanmar against charges of the Rohingya genocide.
Thirty years ago, the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted, recognising for the first time that children have their own rights, distinct from adults. Professor Geraldine Van Bueren was one of the drafters of the convention.
Professor of Banking and Finance Law, Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation discussing the possibility of a global debt crisis.
qLegal looks to the future with its new Advisory Board
20 November 2019
qLegal establishes an Advisory Board of leading figures from the worlds of law, tech, innovation and enterprise to help guide them in the next phase of qLegal’s development.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, presented his ongoing research at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa, Canada.
Myanmar to be investigated over treatment of Rohingya population
18 November 2019
Visiting Scholar at Queen Mary University of London’s International State Crime Initiative, Dr Ronan Lee, appeared on Al Jazeera News Hour to discuss the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to push for an investigation into Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya population.
Sovereign Debt Forum
13 November 2019
Queen Mary collaborates with Georgetown and Duke to address debt distress
On 7 November, Professor Jonathan Griffiths gave a paper on 'The Constitutionalisation of European Union Copyright Law' at the Owning Expression and Propertizing Speech conference at the University of Luxembourg.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, spoke at Yale Law School.
DBA rules redrafted in push to provide 'workable' model
22 October 2019
A redraft of the rules governing damages-based agreements (DBAs) was published last week, with lawyers urged to feed back on the proposals.
A resurgent Russia returns to the Middle East
16 October 2019
When not hosting visitors, Vladimir Putin is often on the telephone, usually sorting out problems relating to Syria but, in the process, cultivating close relationships with some of the United States’ dearest friends.
Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, gave a webinar on 'How can trade agreements contribute to sustainability?' in the framework of EUCROSS at the University of Leuven, Belgium, on 9 October 2019. The webinar discussed how the trading system can help mitigate climate change.
Valsamis Mitsilegas, Professor of European Criminal Law and Global Security at Queen Mary, gave evidence to the European Affairs Committee of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly at its session on October 11.
Dr Matthieu Burnay speaks to La Libre about the treaty between the two nations.
The Institute of Tax Law exhibits at the IFA Congress
7 October 2019
The Institute of Tax Law was one of the exhibitors at the very prestigious IFA Congress which was held in London this year.
Dr Ronan Lee: 'Bangladesh’s hard-line approach to Rohingya is misguided'
27 September 2019
The charitable tax status of private schools
24 September 2019
Dr Prakash Shah discusses the Western Foundations of the Caste System
19 September 2019
Is Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament legal?
17 September 2019
Is it time for a codified constitution?
16 September 2019
How corporate Britain hides thousands of sex discrimination cases
10 September 2019
Internet blackouts in the Rohingya refugee camps
10 September 2019
UK risks being pulled into Hong Kong crisis over citizenship row
2 September 2019
Opinion: A new era of global payments is coming
2 September 2019
The Legal Advice Centre walks for access to justice
22 August 2019
Hospital bombings and the limits of international law
19 August 2019
Brexit: How bad can it get?
8 August 2019
Emergency signal at sea
8 August 2019
School of Law hosts Thai Judges
30 July 2019
Will the US break up the tech giants?
25 July 2019
Silencing pro-Palestine voices
9 July 2019
Dr Maria Ioannidou on the energy price cap
27 June 2019
Snooper’s charter at stake in High Court battle
21 June 2019
CCLS nurtures relationships in South Korea & China
17 June 2019
LAC honours outstanding contributions
14 June 2019
Call for Submissions - Global Antitrust Review
12 June 2019
Working-class scholars feel the bite of class
7 June 2019
The troubling case of Justyna
23 May 2019
QM Law alumni get together in Ghana
17 May 2019
More Than Just a Game comes to the Netherlands
13 May 2019
Prof. Eric Heinze on Banning Bannon
8 May 2019
Queen Mary University of London School of Law has won the prestigious Best Contribution by a Law School at the annual LawWorks and Attorney General Student Awards.
Data trusts could protect rape survivors' phone data
30 April 2019
Neve Gordon asks: Who's Afraid of Jeremy Corbyn?
30 April 2019
Exploring the role of video games in society
17 April 2019
Queen’s role in Brexit stalemate
4 April 2019
Grenfell Tower fire justice
29 March 2019
Dr Violeta Moreno-Lax, The Legal Advice Centre and Dr Shazia Choudhry were recognised at the 2019 QMUL Engagement and Enterprise Awards.
In 2017 Louella Fletcher-Michie was found dead, having taken a large dose of the psychedelic drug 2C-P, allegedly given to her by her boyfriend Ceon. Last week, 30-year-old Ceon, from Enfield in north London, was sentenced to eight-and-a-half years after being found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence, a charge he denied.
The event will look closely at the Innovations in Investment and Finance with a focus on sovereign wealth funds and regional development banks.
Senior Chinese officials from the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) have this week completed a four-month training programme led by Professor Duncan Matthews, Director of Queen Mary’s Intellectual Property Research Institute.
Dr Del Mar joins Editorial Board of Jus Cogens
25 February 2019
has been invited as a keynote speaker at the upcoming Workshop on Recent Challenges in Competition an IP in Pharmaceutical Markets by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
A Call for Papers on the Internationalisation of EU Law and EU-China Relations is organised in relation to the 2019 EUPLANT Conference, taking place on 10-11 June.
Dr Andrea Coscelli discusses CMA priorities in a special lecture
In the wake of Grenfell, housing rose to the top of the British political agenda for the first time in a generation. The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) at Queen Mary University of London hosted a special film screening and panel discussion which explored the state of social housing in the UK today.