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Do you have something to say to the government?

Select committees need YOU – how to find out what’s happening and how to share your views You don’t have to be based in Westminster to get involved. Your participation in select committee inquiries is crucial in providing MPs and Peers with valuable evidence and real-life stories to inform their work. If you have relevant […]


Do Institutional Clients threaten Lawyer Independence?

About the talk: Dr Steven Vaughan will draw on research he has conducted over the last year to ask whether institutional clients threaten lawyers’ independence. The relationship between large commercial law firms and their clients and the impact of these relationships on professional independence, ethics, standards and risk is of central importance to the effective regulation of the […]


From Migration Crisis to Refugee Crisis in Europe: securitization priorities vs integration policies?

This seminar is organised by LSE’s Hellenic Observatory The presentation’s objective is to uncover the perplexity of migration/refugee issues that seem to trouble Europe, while at the same time to touch upon the antinomies of EU migration and refugee policies. My analysis is from a southern European perspective and aims at stressing the social and economic […]

TLSI 2016

Transnational Lawyering and Judging

Transnational Law Summer Institute 21-30 June 2016 The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London For advanced doctoral students, early-career legal academics and experienced practitioners working in the wider areas of transnational law and global governance from across the world. Application Deadline: 1st February 2016 The Transnational Law Summer Institute (TLSI) 2016 is a unique […]


The Demise and Revival of the SADC Tribunal

On Thursday 26 November 2015 the King’s Forum on International Dispute Resolution will host an expert debate on the fate of the SADC Tribunal. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is a regional organisation with 15 Member States including Angola, Botswana, the DRC, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. The occasion will be used to celebrate […]


Justice Winter Internship Applications Now Open

JUSTICE invites applications for our 2016 winter internship, which is a paid position. The successful applicant will work closely with our policy staff: conducting legal research, providing commentary on draft legislation, assisting with third party interventions and supporting working parties of our membership exploring critical issues of law reform. The internship will provide the opportunity […]

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House of Commons Sandwich Student Placement Scheme 2016/2017

Applications for the House of Commons 2016/2017 Sandwich Student Placement Scheme are open. The Sandwich Student Scheme is an opportunity for undergraduate students to work within the House of Commons, offering a unique insight into governance and the running of Parliament in general. Students must be enrolled on a degree which allows you to complete […]


Fundraising Clinic – Crowd funding and Social Media

A First Friday event Crowd funding and Social Media are increasingly important for charities – this session will take you through how to create an effective crowd funding campaign and how to use social media to build an engaged online community around your organisation. Dolma Beresford, Director at The Meridian Trust, will tell you how to […]


Criminal Law and the European Environment

EU Protected Species Regulations in Practice This free event is organised by IALS and the European Criminal Law Association (UK) Chair Richard Atkins  Partner at Knights Solicitors. Speakers Julie Lunt, Head of Legal Services at  Natural England Natural England is an executive non-departmental public body which advises the government about the natural environment and helps to protect […]

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Procedural Fairness in Competition Law Enforcement

A Centre of European Law (CEL) Lunchtime Lecture hosted by Freshfields LLP Speaker Commissioner Terrell McSweeny, Federal Trade Commission (USA) Terrell McSweeny was sworn in as a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission on April 28, 2014, to a term that expires on September 25, 2017. Prior to joining the Commission, Terrell McSweeny served as […]