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School of Law

2021

Image of Nikoleta winner of ORAS mooting competition Double Degree Student Wins Mooting Competition in English and French Law
6 April 2021

Nikoleta Konstantellou shares her experience of taking part in the first ever ORAS English and French Law Mooting Competition.

A mural depicting Bobby Sands who died in prison whilst on hunger strike in 1981 Prisoners not politicians were key to the Good Friday Agreement succeeding, according to new book
1 April 2021

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.

Cargo ship on a river in Georgia Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas presents his latest research at an international conference on emerging trends in international trade law
31 March 2021

Professor Leal-Arcas' latest research focuses on international trade and climate change

valsamis mitsilegas profile image Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas' work cited by Advocate General of the Court of Justice
30 March 2021

Professor Mitsilegas was also cited by the the House of Lords EU Committee.

Screenshot of the finals of the CPR International Mediation Competition 2021 over zoom Queen Mary Team triumphs at the CPR International Mediation Competition 2021
25 March 2021

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.

Phoebe Okowa, Professor of Public International Law Queen Mary Professor nominated to UN International Law Commission
24 March 2021

Professor Phoebe Okowa has been nominated to the United Nations' International Law Commission by the Government of Kenya.

A lamp post with a sticker stating 'End London Rule' written against the Scottish flag, and another sticker below of the Scottish flag with the EU stars overlayed New research paints a picture of how indy Scotland can thrive
22 March 2021

Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, from Queen Mary's School of Law was featured in The National on how an independent Scotland could face challenges.

Pylons in a field of yellow flowers Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes the outcome of his two major research grants
9 March 2021

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.

EU and Union Jack waving in front of Big Ben Dr Davor Jancic speaks at policy event on UK-EU parliamentary cooperation
9 March 2021

The event was hosted by the Institute for the Study of European Law at the City Law School.

A fan art recreation of the Simpsons house Could The Simpsons replace its voice actors with AI deepfakes?
8 March 2021

Professor Johanna Gibson was featured in Wired discussing the law around deepfake technology.

Myanmar flag blowing in the wind Myanmar cracked down brutally on protests. It may get worse
8 March 2021

Dr Ronan Lee and Professor Penny Green were featured in the media discussing the situation in Myanmar.

A globe turned to display Asia Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his research on climate change mitigation law and policy in the BRICS
8 March 2021

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).

Lots of currency symbols in a neon green floating on a black background Queen Mary teams up with leading law firms to deliver Executive Education course
8 March 2021

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.

Thomas MacManus giving a lecture to a group of Queen Mary Undergraduate Law students Queen Mary ranked top 30 in the world and 7th in the UK for law
4 March 2021

The rankings were compiled by the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.

Lady Justice from behind holding a set of scales The School of Law wins the prestigious ESU-Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition
26 February 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.  

Myanmar flag blowing in the wind Queen Mary academics comment on the protests in Myanmar following a military coup
25 February 2021

Dr Ronan Lee was featured in the Daily Mail and Professor Penny Green in Italian news outlet, il Giornale.

Steam coming from factory chimneys Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes his recent research in top law journals
25 February 2021

Professor Leal-Arcas's research focuses on law, climate change and trade.

Buddhist temple in Mandalay, Myanmar Myanmar: Political detentions continue
15 February 2021

Professor Penny Green was interviewed on The Monocle24

Internet Jurisdiction: Law & Practice book cover with an oil painting of clouds Queen Mary Professor publishes a new book on internet law and jurisdiction
4 February 2021

“Internet Jurisdiction: Law & Practice” looks at both public and private law to give a holistic view of internet jurisdiction.

Lady Justice from behind holding a set of scales Professor Kate Malleson has penned a blog on 'The problem of judicial diversity'
3 February 2021

The blog was written for the Judicial Power Project, which focuses on the proper scope of the judicial power within the constitution.

EU flag 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.

Landscape image of the UK Houses of Parliament at night. Dr Davor Jancic pens blog on the implications of the UK-EU Trade Deal for the UK Parliament
20 January 2021

Dr Jancic's blog was published by the UK Constitutional Law Association

A digital image of a padlock surrounded by fragmented glass on a purple background Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas presented evidence to two parliamentary committees
14 January 2021

He spoke on the impact of the EU-UK post-Brexit Trade and Co-operation Agreement on law enforcement and security co-operation

View of a glass office building from the ground up with the cloudy blue sky reflected on the surface 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

Lightbulb emitting a yellow light with a brain inside Professor Duncan Matthews comments on Covid-19 variant, patents and genome editing
4 January 2021

He was interviewed by Korean radio programme This Morning, and featured in WIPO Magazine.