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December 2014

QMUL School of Law ranked ninth in UK for 3* and 4* research
22 December 2014
The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London is ninth in the UK for 3* and 4* research, according to the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Professor Duncan Matthews hosts international conference on Preparing for the Unitary Patent Package
18 December 2014

Professor Guido Westkamp speaks on 'Films in Schools and the Limits of EU Copyright Approximation' at George Washington University
10 December 2014

Event Recap: Law and Finance Alumni Networking Event, Barts Pathology Museum
9 December 2014

Professor Matthews and Professor Suthersanen welcome Chinese delegation from Southwest University of Political Science and Law to CCLS
2 December 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes new book entitled 'International Energy Governance: Selected Legal Issues'
2 December 2014

CCLS and WIPO sign landmark agreement to cooperate in IP teaching and research
1 December 2014

Launch of the LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece)
1 December 2014

November 2014

QMUL co-organises annual arbitration conference in Paris
27 November 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas cited by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
26 November 2014

Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration: The ICCA Queen-Mary Task Force
24 November 2014

Dr Gabriel Gari to speak at 2014 ICTSID - WTI conference
22 November 2014

Dr Gabriel Gari to present a paper at the second meeting of the E15 expert group on services
21 November 2014

Professor Catherine Rogers' new book 'Ethics in International Arbitration'
21 November 2014
Professor Catherine Rogers writes the first treatise to analyse the ambiguities and conflicting rules present in international arbitration.

QMUL Partners with Chinese University of Hong Kong for new Arbitration Survey in China
20 November 2014
The School of International Arbitration (SIA) at Queen Mary University of London is to partner with the Chinese University of Hong Kong to carry out a survey on 'Chinese Corporate Attitudes to Arbitration'.

Professor Stavros Brekoulakis to co-convene conference on 'The Evolution of European Private International Law'
17 November 2014

Norah Gallagher to be Advisory Member of the International Arbitration Law Review
17 November 2014

Professor Stavros Brekoulakis to present at the Lex Mercatoria Publica Workshop: 'The (Comparative) Constitutional Law of Private-Public Arbitration'
13 November 2014

qLegal: 'Summing up' Web Summit 2014
12 November 2014
qLegal, Queen Mary University of London's free legal advice service for tech start-up companies and entrepreneurs, attended Web Summit on 4-6 November 2014 in Dublin. Web Summit is a technology-industry conference, centered on IT, attracting over 22,000 attendees from 109 countries.

Professors Uma Suthersanen, Graham Dutfield and Guido Westkamp present on Intellectual Property in Agriculture, in Burkina Faso
6 November 2014

Renowned scholar in arbitration and contract law, Professor Alan Rau, is 2014 Distinguished Visting Fellow
3 November 2014

Professor Stavros Brekoulakis part of a panel at The London Roundtable on Transnational Private Law Theory
3 November 2014

October 2014

Professor Loukas Mistelis to speak at the Fifth Executive Training Programme for Young Energy Leaders
30 October 2014

Event Recap: 'Social Media: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly' seminar by qLegal
22 October 2014

Delegation from the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of the People's Republic of China visit CCLS
22 October 2014

Norah Gallagher to join Editorial Board of the ICSID Review Foreign Investment Law Journal
22 October 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas contributes to the E15 trade and climate change expert group discussion
20 October 2014

2014 Intellectual Property Annual Prize winners
16 October 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak on extraterritoriality and climate change at Utrecht University
15 October 2014

Professor Johanna Gibson to speak at the Westminster Legal Policy Forum conference on Patent Law
14 October 2014

Dr Gaetano Dimita to speak at 'The International CopyCamp Conference 2014: Understanding the Social Impact of Copyright'
13 October 2014

Professor Loukas Mistelis co-chair and speaker at the Third Annual Damages in International Arbitration conference
10 October 2014

Professor Spyros Maniatis, Director of CCLS, interviewed for Alicante News
7 October 2014

Professor Stavros Brekoulakis to speak at 2014 CETA conference
7 October 2014

Professor Rosa Lastra invited to speak at 'The Reform of International Economic Governance' Conference in Granada
3 October 2014

Dr Gabriel Gari invited to join E15 Initiative
1 October 2014

September 2014

Professor Ian Walden quoted by Sunday Telegraph on US threats to British online privacy
30 September 2014

Dr Costanza Russo organises event with University of Bologna on Sovereign Debt
29 September 2014

Dr Maxi Scherer invited to speak at the 2014 ICC Symposium
26 September 2014

CCLS conference included in the Bank of England's Quarterly Bulletin
25 September 2014

QMUL LLM Student wins International Bar Association scholarship
23 September 2014
Omolola Agbaje-Williams, an LLM student in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, was the recent recipient of a scholarship from the International Bar Association following her winning application in the Intellectual Property and Technology Section.

QMUL team reach final four in Oxford University's Price Media Law International Moot Court Competition
23 September 2014
A team of six LLM students representing Queen Mary University of London navigated their way to a place in the final four of the Price Media International Moot Court Competition held at the Faculty of Law at Oxford University. The competition was held from the 1-4 April and consisted of 35 teams from around the world.

Professor Rosa Lastra invited to speak as part of DG MARKT's conference cycle
22 September 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas is the new Editor-in-Chief of Renewable Energy Law and Policy Review
18 September 2014

qLegal awarded £90,000 to expand free legal advice programme for entrepreneurs
15 September 2014
The Legal Advice Centre (LAC) at Queen Mary University of London has received a grant of £90,000 to expand qLegal, a community initiative which provides free legal advice to entrepreneurs and technology start-ups.

Professor Stavros Brekoulakis organises a major event on 'The Future of Ethics in International Arbitration'
15 September 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak on global and European energy governance, Israel
12 September 2014

Professor Lastra and Dr Russo to present at Banking Law Conference
8 September 2014

Visiting Scholar at QMUL's Institute of Insurance Law - Dr Yong Q Han
4 September 2014

Professor Lastra to be keynote speaker at Economic Governance conference
2 September 2014

Dr Russo to speak at 24th Economic Forum in Poland
2 September 2014

August 2014

qLegal's Patrick Cahill on 'Universities, Entrepreneurship and Law'
29 August 2014

Dr Maxi Scherer to speak at European Society of International Law in Vienna
23 August 2014

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal comments on Argentinian debt default
12 August 2014

Professor Loukas Mistelis in the Financial Times 'Arbitration cases heard in London surpass financial crisis peak'
5 August 2014

July 2014

Professor Loukas Mistelis 'Yukos oil company ruling could take years to enforce'
29 July 2014

Professor Johanna Gibson - Ink twice: Do you own your tattoos?
17 July 2014

Chinese patent office delegates visit London
15 July 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas contributed to expert group on trade and climate change at the World Economic Forum
15 July 2014

Professor Duncan Matthews speaks on Intellectual Property at Melbourne Law School
14 July 2014

qLegal's Patrick Cahill to speak at International Journal of Clinical Legal Education Conference
11 July 2014

Patrick Cahill speaks at Law Society International Marketplace Conference
10 July 2014

Professor Peter Drahos's new book 'Intellectual Property, Indigenous People and their Knowledge' is published
8 July 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas taught at the Executive Training Programme for Tomorrow's Energy Decision Makers, Kazakhstan
7 July 2014

Dr Tom O'Shea to speak at European Judicial Training Network event
7 July 2014

Dr Tom O'Shea shortlised for Halsbury Legal Award 2014
4 July 2014

Dr Tom O'Shea to give two presentations on BEPS and the EU in Luxembourg
2 July 2014

Launch of the Microsoft Cloud Computing Research Centre
1 July 2014
Computer scientists at the University of Cambridge Computer Lab and lawyers in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London are collaborating on research in cloud computing at in a new virtual research centre.

Professor Julia Hornle: Does anybody read internet Terms and Conditions?
1 July 2014

June 2014

Professor Olivares-Caminal cited in Argentine and Portuguese newspapers on US Supreme Court decision on Argentina debt
27 June 2014

Lawyers lured to boom in Tech City - qLegal in The Times
26 June 2014

Professor Lastra delivers lecture on systemic risk at the British Insurance Law Institute
26 June 2014

The Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute at CCLS
16 June 2014

qLegal to run events in London Technology Week 2014
16 June 2014
Queen Mary's free legal advice service for digital start-ups is to take part in London's first ever Technology week from 16 - 20 June 2014.

Professor Olivares-Caminal comments on US Supreme Court role in Argentina debt restructuring
16 June 2014

How does online dispute resolution empower consumers?
16 June 2014
Online dispute resolution (ODR) offers an invaluable means of access to justice for consumers who have a dispute with a business, but are deterred by the costs and barriers involved from going to court.

Professor Lastra participated in Yale's project on The Future of the Global Financial System
11 June 2014

qLegal takes part in NYC Brooklyn Law event 'From Bleak House to Geek House'
11 June 2014
Experience from Queen Mary’s free legal advice service for digital start-ups was shared at a legal entrepreneurship event in New York.

QMUL Law ranked 3rd in the UK and 1st in London by Guardian University Guide
3 June 2014

May 2014

Dr Costanza Russo: Law and Ethics in Finance Project group respond to Banking Standards Review
28 May 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak at the 28th International Energy Credit Association Annual European Conference, Athens
27 May 2014

Internship Opportunities with DWF LLP for LLM in Insurance Law Students
22 May 2014

School of Law research referenced in The Economist - International commercial law: exorbitant privilege
22 May 2014

Professor Duncan Matthews speaks on the implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for access to medicines at the Australian National University
14 May 2014

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal to take part in Sovereign Debt Conference in Glasgow
10 May 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas trained lawyers from the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs
9 May 2014

Internships at International Shipping Company for Queen Mary LLM Students
8 May 2014

Professor Loukas Mistelis spoke at Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding with Qatar International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration QICCA
5 May 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas spoke at Galatasaray University School of Law, Istanbul, Turkey
2 May 2014

Queen Mary LLM students compete in Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot
2 May 2014
Three LLM Students represented Queen Mary University of London at the 12th annual Intellectual Property Moot Competition at Oxford on 20 - 22 March 2014. The Queen Mary team was Filip Kufrin, Michael Laws and Severine Riviere Naidoo.

Dr Maxi Scherer: International Arbitration and EU Law seminar on 22 May 2014 in Lithuania
1 May 2014

April 2014

LLM students take part in Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Competition
25 April 2014
Queen Mary LLM students achieved a top 10 position in an international arbitration moot competition.

Centre for Commercial Law Studies to collaborate with Seven Pillars Institute for Global Finance
23 April 2014

Dr Tina Loverdou interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live on the South Korean ferry disaster
23 April 2014

Professor Johanna Gibson's new book 'The Logic of Innovation - Intellectual Property, and What the User Found There' is published
22 April 2014

Queen Mary Law academics to speak at Continuing Legal Education seminars in Singapore
17 April 2014

Uruguay may import Marijuana - Dr Tina Loverdou on the legal implications of shipping narcotics
17 April 2014

Internship opportunity and CCLS bursary for LLM In Insurance Law student with Edwards Wildman 2014-15
16 April 2014

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal to speak at Corporate Law conference in Beijing
14 April 2014

Queen Mary Law Research Seminar Series Awards 2014
9 April 2014

The 9th Annual EU Tax Students Conference
9 April 2014
'European Union Taxation: Latest Insights and Debates' the ninth annual Tax Students Conference took place on 13-14 March 2014. Each year the event, hosted by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London, provides an opportunity for LLM students and early career scholars to establish links with other tax law scholars and professionals from across the world.

Dr Scherer gives presentation at Sorbonne Law School
8 April 2014

Queen Mary LLM students publish case law to global Competition Law database
8 April 2014
Nine case law comments from seven students have been published by the e-Competitions Bulletin so far in 2014, the highest number since the university partnered with the Bulletin in 2007-8. The scheme was coordinated this year by PhD student Eda Sahin.

Dr Scherer spoke at the Belgrade Arbitration Conference
5 April 2014

March 2014

Professor Linda Silberman from NYU Law School teaches on Queen Mary Paris LLM
26 March 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas awarded a Fellowship from the Energy Charter Secretariat, Brussels
22 March 2014

Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal participated in the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association Academic Forum 2014
22 March 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak at the University of Antwerp, Belgium
21 March 2014

Law PhD students benefit as Queen Mary joins the Association of Transnational Law Schools
19 March 2014
Six PhD students from Queen Mary University of London will join doctoral students from across the globe to take part in workshops designed to foster the study of legal issues in a global context.

Professor Lastra to participate in conference on 'Managing and financing European bank resolution' organised by LSE and CCLS with support from ESRC
18 March 2014

Law students providing advice to Silicon Roundabout
17 March 2014

Dr Christiana HJI Panayi to speak at the Athens Tax Forum 2014
17 March 2014

Professor Rosa Lastra co-organising a Conference on Financial and Monetary Law at the Bank of England on 16 May 2014
17 March 2014

2014 sees highest intake yet for Queen Mary's LLM in Paris programme
14 March 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas appointed by the World Economic Forum and ICTSD as trade and climate change expert, Geneva, Switzerland
14 March 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas invited to speak at the Energy Charter Secretariat, Brussels
12 March 2014

Queen Mary LLM students to take part in Price Media Law Moot
11 March 2014

Tom O'Shea invited to speak at European Fiscal Forum
10 March 2014

Dr Costanza Russo spoke at the House of Commons on European Finance Legislation
8 March 2014

Professor Julia Hornle to take part in UNCITRAL Online Dispute Resolution expert meeting
7 March 2014

Professor Stavros Brekoulakis wins award for his article in leading International Arbitration Journal
7 March 2014

Tom O'Shea spoke at The Global Tax Policy Conference 2014
7 March 2014

Professor Eric Heinze - Are we really wedded to gay rights?
6 March 2014
For British gay rights campaigners, 2014 already looks like a year to remember. England and Wales will join the small club of nations that allow same-sex couples to marry. Meanwhile, the Sochi winter Olympics have sparked global outrage against Russian homophobia. Surely reasons to celebrate?

Professor Philip Rawlings: Flood insurance: murky waters?
4 March 2014
Floods reinforce the impression of harried communities at the mercy of nature and abandoned by government, emergency services and insurers. Insurance companies are the bad guys, right? It’s not that straightforward.

Dr Maxi Scherer appointed as a Global Professor in the NYU Law Abroad programme in Paris
3 March 2014

February 2014

Professor David Southern, Director of the School of Tax Law at QM, to be appointed as Queen's Counsel
27 February 2014

Coordinator of Ecologic Legal to speak on Climate Change Negotiations on 21 March 2014
27 February 2014

Dr Gabriel Gari to speak at the World Trade Institute
21 February 2014

qLegal launches at Google Campus
20 February 2014

Student-led Law and Business Journal launches at Queen Mary
20 February 2014

Professor Loukas Mistelis wins global award for best Arbitration Lecture of 2013
19 February 2014

Dr Gabriel Gari to participant in the Latin American Research conference in Mexico City
19 February 2014

Arbitration Award for top lecture of 2013
19 February 2014

Dr Gabriel Gari to speak at The Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
17 February 2014

Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas to participate in the First Global Partnership for Action on Green Economy Conference in Dubai
3 February 2014

January 2014

Insurance Law and the City, Jonathan Moss, DWF Fishburns
28 January 2014

Professor Loukas Mistelis to speak at ADR as Public Policy: Domestic and International Perspectives at Penn State University
28 January 2014

6th Issue of the Global Antitrust Review is published
28 January 2014

Dr Maxi Scherer to speak at arbitration conference in New York
28 January 2014

Student-led legal service for Tech City entrepreneurs launches
13 January 2014

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