On 6 May 2022, the Queen Mary team composed of LLM students Avi Bhandari, Abhinav Kumar, and Juan Alberto Pulido Lock, attained the first place in the Legal Challenge V.
Oxford based law firm White & Black has announced that it will be sponsoring an annual prize for best essay in LLM European and U.S. Law of Patents for students studying at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London.
Queen Mary's Professor of Human Rights Law, Merris Amos, has written for the Conversation about plans to replace the 1998 Act with a new UK Bill.
Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal was featured in the media discusses Russia getting closer to default.
These submissions are made on behalf of victims of image-based sexual abuse (or "revenge porn"), and form part of a project that we have been working on with Mishcon de Reya LLP to consider how the Online Safety Bill can be drafted so as to best protect such victims.
Professor Maks Del Mar’s book, Artefacts of Legal Inquiry, has been awarded the International Association for Legal and Social Philosophy’s Commendation for Excellence in the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy.
The UK-IVR Annual Conference (‘Law, Rationality and Practical Reason: Ancient and Contemporary Perspectives’), co-organised by Dr Noam Gur and his colleagues on the UK-IVR executive, took place on 10 - 11 June 2022.
Professor Rosa María Lastra has written in the Financial Times about the call for stablecoins to be regulated in the same manner as money market funds.
Professor Duncan Matthews, Professor Noam Shemtov and graduate Olga Gurgula discuss critical issues in the world of IP law in the FT’s 'special reports' on IP series, including Ukraine medicine IP waivers.
Leon received a grant of £3,000 from the Academic Forum for the Study of Gambling (AFSG).
The event was held on 20 May 2022 by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London.
Siti Kasim, who graduated from Queen Mary School of Law with an LLB in 1995, is standing in as a candidate in the Batu constituency.
According to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF), 87% of the School of Law’s research was rated 3* (internationally renowned) or 4* (world leading).
Join us in supporting our first ever Giving Day and give the future leaders in law the opportunity to thrive. Be among our early supporters to help increase our challenge funding gifts to ensure our Giving Day is a huge success.
Professor Eric Heinze speaks to Marketplace Tech about European Union’s new Digital Services Act.
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London is pleased to announce our essay competition ‘Lawyers and Sustainability’, sponsored by the Society of Legal Scholars.
The rankings were compiled by the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022.
On 7 April 2022, the Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law hosted the 4th Edinburgh Fintech Law Lecture, with Professor Lastra talking about ‘Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) and the case for public money’. The event was chaired by Lady Wolffe.
Dr Niovi Vavoula and Professor Elspeth Guild featured in the media discussing the latest plans.
Dr Viterbo won this award for his book, Problematizing Law, Rights, and Childhood in Israel/Palestine, published by Cambridge University Press
Professor Eric Heinze argues there is no right way to regulate hate speech on social networks.
The Democracy Review is the LSE Student Union’s programme to reform the structure of the SU and how it operates to make it more representative and inclusive of students at LSE.
Áine Clancy, PhD Candidate in the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London has written for The Conversation on the changes in law to prevent the spread of dirty money.
Professor Neve Gordon has co-written for Al Jazeera on the current customary legal consensus whereby the human shields provisions can be used to justify the killing of civilians.
Professor Ioannis Kokkoris was featured in the Times discussing what this means for Big Tech.
A conference will be held 13-14 October 2022 exploring the issues around Cryptocurrencies, Smart Contracts, and Alternative Payments and the organisers are accepting submission of abstracts.
qLegal staff and students were delighted to participate in the Queen Mary Festival of Education 2022, to showcase their innovative approach to clinical legal education and celebrate students’ success.
Professor Ioannis Kokkoris edits Research Handbooks
21 March 2022
Professor Kokkoris is General Editor of a Research Handbook on Competition Enforcement that will be published later this year by Edward Elgar.
Julia Hörnle, Professor of Internet Law at Queen Mary University of London, has penned an article for The Conversation looking at the online safety bill.
‘Mariupol, Ukraine and the Crime of Hospital Bombing’ looks into their justification through the shielding argument, and the color line.
Professor Maxi Scherer has been appointed as co-chair of the International Bar Association (IBA)’s Investment Arbitration Subcommittee. With 3000 members worldwide, the IBA Arbitration Committee focuses on laws, practice and procedures relating to the arbitration of transnational disputes.
The Working Group is part of an International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) project on Bank Insolvency.
Professor Green was awarded a fellowship in recognition for her contribution to social sciences.
The event, held on 3 February 2022, considered the way in which Artificial Intelligence is increasingly shaping the way we are governed and how these systems, known as 'ADS' (algorithmic decision systems), often rely on the analysis of large amounts of personal data to infer correlations or, more generally, to derive information deemed useful to making decisions, particularly in the context of immigration and access to social welfare.
An unprecedented legal application has been submitted at the European Court of Human Rights, challenging the racially motivated pushback of a French citizen from EU territory. Prof Violeta Moreno-Lax, from the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London, is providing legal representation alongside a team of international lawyers.
Iain Nash, PhD candidate, writes on cybersecurity for The Conversation.
UK Financial Conduct Authority chief faces backlash over reforms
21 February 2022
Dr Costanza Russo featured in the Financial Times commenting on the perception of the FCA.
qLegal releases Annual Report 2020-21
17 February 2022
The qLegal team is delighted to have released their Annual Report for 2020-21. The year was marked by significant growth and successes, both in the unprecedented number of students joining qLegal programmes and as an organisation consolidating our offerings and partnerships.
Global Antitrust Review 2020 and 2021 published
16 February 2022
The Institute for Competition and Consumers published the latest reviews with Dr Eda Sahin, and Queen Mary LLM graduates Necla Sumer Ozdemir and Ritika Sood, as editors.
The International Architecture for Sovereign Debt Restructuring
9 February 2022
The Sovereign Debt Forum (SDF) was part of the IMF-African Training Institute Course "Debt Sustainability and Debt Restructuring (DSDR)”, which took place from 31 January - 3 February 2022.
Jeantet has signed a three-year partnership with the Queen Mary University of London's Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) to work with students throughout their academic studies.
Professor Ioannis Kokkoris was interviewed by PYMNTS.com on the regulation of Big Tech.
Professor Lastra has been invited to discuss her paper at the Preparatory Meeting of the Monetary Dialogue between the European Parliament and the European Central Bank.
Illumina Faces Battle to Save Grail Deal From EU Veto
27 January 2022
Professor Ioannis Kokkoris comments on the deal for Bloomberg.
The conference was held in the context of Germany’s G7 Presidency in 2022.
Professor Malgosia Fitzmaurice speaks to Science Focus about the trend of giving nature its own rights.
Professor Gordon, along with co-author Dr Nicola Perugini, were named runners up for their book “Human Shields: A History of People in the Line of Fire”.
The title of Professor Del Mar’s lecture is ‘Reading Neil MacCormick’, and is based on his Leverhulme Trust and British Academy funded research into the life and work of Neil MacCormick.
His most recent book titled Climate Clubs for a Sustainable Future: The role of international trade and investment law.
‘Restitution - The Return of Cultural Artefacts’, published by Lund Humphries, is 'the first balanced, up-to-date and accessible overview of the complex issues surrounding the restitution of cultural property'.
Dr Niovi Vavoula speaks to the Guardian about how this 'new legislation is actually an effort to game the system'.
Roger Cotterrell, Anniversary Professor of Legal Theory at Queen Mary University of London, has been awarded the Dennis Leslie Mahoney Prize in Legal Theory 2021.
Global Antitrust Review Issue 15 - 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.