Leon Xiao named as a “Game Changer” for his research into lootboxes
20 December 2021
The research looks into loot boxes and pushes to improve the way developers handle them and their disclosures.
In these challenging times, qLegal recognises the importance of extending pro bono legal support to small businesses, including to charities and social enterprises.
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies co-hosted an online virtual conference on 27-28 October 2021 explored the connections between law and macroeconomics.
In 2021, students from the Art of Law LLB module designed and curated an exhibition of artworks they had created during the module.
The two articles investigate “Green Bills for Green Earth: How the international trade and climate regimes work together to save the planet,” and “International Trade, Energy Transition and Climate Change Obligations: The perspective of small Pacific islands and the Caribbean Community,”.
This year, Dr Davor Jancic, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Law, has acted as principal investigator for an extensive study on the promotion of gender equality through parliamentary diplomacy.
New research from Leon Xiao, Teaching Associate at the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, has linked the increase in the advertising of quasi-gambling products and other high volatility investment products with gambling advertisement bans.
The article, featured on Wired, looks at what this means for the future of streaming
Queen Mary Professor elected to UN International Law Commission
22 November 2021
Professor Phoebe Okowa has been successfully elected to the International Law Commission, following her nomination by the Government of Kenya earlier this year. She was also jointly nominated by the Government of the United Kingdom. She obtained 162 votes in the General Assembly.
His Keynote Speech will be on "Using International Trade Law to Promote Sustainable Development".
Queen Mary launches new Centre for Climate Crime and Justice
9 November 2021
On 3 November, the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London launched a new Centre to address the role governments and organisations play in deepening the climate crisis.
The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre has undertaken renovation works to increase the facilities for staff and students and to enable a more flexible service for its clients.
Queen Mary Law Professors formally sworn in as Honorary QCs
4 November 2021
On Monday 1 November, Professors Rachael Mulheron and Alan Dignam from the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London were formally sworn as Queen’s Counsel Honoris Causa by the Lord Chancellor at the Queen’s Counsel Appointment Ceremony at Westminster Hall.
The award was given for a paper on 'An Autonomous EU Functionality Doctrine for Shape Exclusions'.
The event discussed the final book in a trilogy looking at Irish political prisoners in the period 1848-2000.
The Energy and Climate Change Law Institute, a leading postgraduate law school within the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, has published its Law Review exploring the legal and technical issues involved in securing effective progress towards net zero.
The Chair of the Environment Agency spoke at Queen Mary’s Energy & Climate Change Law Institute Annual Clifford Chance Lecture on 21 October, delivering a talk on the role of women in managing climate change.
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 10-11 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)
Dr Violeta Moreno-Lax was lead author of the expert study that examines the EU approach on migration in the Mediterranean, covering developments from the 2015 refugee crisis up to the Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath.
Dana Drožina recently graduated with an LLM from the College of William & Mary in the USA, with one of the highest overall grade point averages in class.
This feature-length episode launches the final part of his trilogy, 'Irish Political Prisoners from 1848 to 2000'.
Professor Ian Walden was featured in The Guardian
A new book authored by Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas provides a radical new insight into how climate change can be tackled by using the trade system.
His research was published in Emory International Law Review and Compliance and Environmental Law.
This expanded and fully updated new edition covers in detail the legal and regulatory implications of what many people simply call ‘the cloud’.
Dr Jeffrey Kennedy and Queen Mary LLB Student Karoline Leitgeb penned an article for The Post-Pandemic University on their new approach to decision-making.
Queen Mary University of London's School of History and School of Law have both been awarded the prestigious Athena Swan Bronze Award by Advance HE.
The Junkyard of the Mind – a scholarly blog devoted to the study of imagination – has hosted a multi-disciplinary symposium on Professor Maks Del Mar’s Artefacts of Legal Inquiry: The Value of Imagination in Adjudication (2020).
Dr Violeta Moreno-Lax has been featured in AP News, Aljazeera and Euronews.
Professor Seán McConville has written an opinion piece for The Conversation on how Northern Ireland protests were taken to the extreme in the 1970s and 1980s during the Troubles.
The School of International Arbitration (Queen Mary University of London) is delighted to launch the results of its twelfth major empirical International Arbitration Survey. This is the fifth one in partnership with international law firm White and Case LLP.
Dr Caroline Morris was accredited ahead of local elections and the London Mayoral elections taking place in the UK on 6 May.
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas's oral evidence has been cited extensively in a recent Report published by the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.
Professor Kokkoris was interviewed for CGTN Europe
Professor Johanna Gibson was featured in Vice
Professor Séan McConville was featured in The Irish News
Nikoleta Konstantellou shares her experience of taking part in the first ever ORAS English and French Law Mooting Competition.
Was Einstein an Anti-Semite?
1 April 2021
Professor Never Gordon was featured in in Inside Higher Education
Irish Political Prisoners 1960-2000 by Seán McConville from Queen Mary University of London provides one of the most comprehensive accounts of the Northern Ireland troubles to date.
Professor Leal-Arcas' latest research focuses on international trade and climate change
Professor Mitsilegas was also cited by the the House of Lords EU Committee.
Jessica Sblendorio, Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM Student, and Andra Tofan, 3rd Year LLB English and European Law Student, at Queen Mary University of London won against the University of São Paolo in the Final Negotiation Round of the CPR (Conflict Prevention and Resolution) International Mediation Competition 2021.
Professor Phoebe Okowa has been nominated to the United Nations' International Law Commission by the Government of Kenya.
Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, from Queen Mary's School of Law was featured in The National on how an independent Scotland could face challenges.
Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes the last of a long series of publications resulting from his two major research grants, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.
The event was hosted by the Institute for the Study of European Law at the City Law School.
Professor Johanna Gibson was featured in Wired discussing the law around deepfake technology.
Dr Ronan Lee and Professor Penny Green were featured in the media discussing the situation in Myanmar.
This chapter examines the climate change mitigation law and policy of five major developing countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (i.e., the BRICS).
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London has launched its first ever International Asset Tracing and Recovery Executive Education course.
The rankings were compiled by the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.
On Monday 4 January 2021, two students representing the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London, won the 48th Essex Court Chambers-English Speaking Union National Mooting Competition 2019-2020, which was held remotely.
Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, 1930–2021
26 February 2021
His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, who donated his library to the Centre of Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) from the Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES), has sadly passed away this week, aged 90.
Dr Ronan Lee was featured in the Daily Mail and Professor Penny Green in Italian news outlet, il Giornale.
Professor Leal-Arcas's research focuses on law, climate change and trade.
Myanmar: Political detentions continue
15 February 2021
Professor Penny Green was interviewed on The Monocle24
“Internet Jurisdiction: Law & Practice” looks at both public and private law to give a holistic view of internet jurisdiction.
The blog was written for the Judicial Power Project, which focuses on the proper scope of the judicial power within the constitution.
Dr Davor Jancic cited in UK and EU parliamentary reports
29 January 2021
On 21 January 2021, the House of Commons Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union published its final report, which addresses the shape of future parliamentary scrutiny of UK-EU relations.
Dr Jancic's blog was published by the UK Constitutional Law Association
He spoke on the impact of the EU-UK post-Brexit Trade and Co-operation Agreement on law enforcement and security co-operation
Global Antitrust Review - call for submissions
5 January 2021
The GAR welcomes contributions dealing with competition law and policy in all jurisdictions, as well as those addressing competition policy issues at regional and international levels
He was interviewed by Korean radio programme This Morning, and featured in WIPO Magazine.