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News archive 2017


19 December 2017

'Starting Out on a Judicial Career: Gender Diversity and the Appointment of Recorders, Circuit judges, and Deputy High Court Judges, 1996-2016' by Michael Blackwell is available in the Journal of Law and Society






5 December 2017

LSE in the Hague

We are pleased to announce that we will run a trip to the Hague for LSE LLM students specialising in international law.










17 November 2017

Video: A Global Analysis of Tax Treaty Disputes

click here to watch video presentations from Eduardo Baistrocchi's book launch 

































Orla Lynskey-2016

21 September 2017

Dr Orla Lynskey on 'data power'

When we talk about data power we talk about the harm extending from this as more than just economic. There are societal implications.




15 September 2017

Ratio: The Magazine of LSE Law




14 September 2017

New Book: A Global Analysis of Tax Treaty Disputes

Associate Professor Eduardo Baistrocchi has just published A Global Analysis of Tax Treaty Disputes. This essential two-volume treatise offers an in-depth analysis of the leading tax treaty disputes in the G20 and beyond within the first century of international tax law.



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1 August 2017

Professor Andrew Murray on the rise of 'robot lawyers'

An algorithmically-regulated self-driving car would theoretically be unable to speed or to breach dangerous driving laws. This means we will reduce towards zero criminal prosecutions for driving.




27 July 2017

Sir Rabinder Singh made judge of the Court of Appeal

Congratulations to Sir Rabinder Singh, formerly a  visiting professor at LSE (2003-09), who has been made a judge of the Court of Appeal.



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6 July 2017

Dr Kai Möller on German same-sex marriage law

Article 6 of the Basic Law, which protects marriage, should be interpreted in line with the fundamental values of the Constitution, namely human dignity, freedom, and equality.




26 June 2017

LSE Law appoints two Department Ambassadors for three year posts

We are pleased to announce that two LSE Law graduates have been appointed as Department Ambassadors.Alan Elias and Gauri Kasbekar-Shah.



Tatiana Cutts-2016

19 June 2017

Dr Tatiana Cutts wins prestigious Wedderburn Prize

We are delighted to announce that Dr Tatiana Cutts has been awarded thus year’s Wedderburn Prize from the Modern Law Review for her May 2016 article Tracing, Value and Transactions.




19 June 2017

Professor Emily Jackson recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Congratulations to Professor Emily Jackson, who has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, receiving an OBE for her services to higher education.




26 May 2017

LSE law second year, Izaan Khan, wins BARBRI International Cyber Crime Blog Prize

In order to resolve the conflict between the values of free speech and "private property" in the online context, one needs to evaluate the extent of the harm done that justifies a restriction.




24 May 2017

Dr Julie McCandless on BBC Radio Ulster

On 21 May 2017, Dr Julie McCandless appeared on BBC Radio Ulster's Sunday Sequence to discuss her new book Northern / Irish Feminist Judgments: Judges' Troubles and the Gendered Politics of Identity. 




18 May 2017

Dr Federico Picinali wins Journal of Applied Philosophy prize

Congratulations to Dr Federico Picinali, who has won the 2016 Journal of Applied Philosophy essay prize, for his article Base-rates of Negative Traits: Instructions for use in Criminal Trialsan annual prize of £1000, awarded by the journal's editors.




15 May 2017

Dr Roxan presents report to EU Parliament PANA Committee

On 2 May Ian Roxan presented a Report on "Rules on independence and responsibility regarding auditing, tax advice, accountancy, account certification services and legal services" to the European Parliament’s PANA Committee.




12 May 2017

LSE-Bank of England Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) Workshop, 9 May 2017

LSE Law hosted a research workshop attended by members of LSE Law, the LSE Systemic Risk Centre and the Bank of England Financial Market Infrastructure Directorate.




26 April 2017

Nicholas Petrie awarded Georg Schwarzenberger Prize in International Law

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies have awarded the 2017 Georg Schwarzenberger Prize in International Law to Nicholas Petrie, who completed his LLM at LSE in 2016.



Ross Cranston-2017

20 April 2017

International Workshop on Court Craft

Professor Ross Cranston travelled to Papua New Guinea in late March to participate in a two day workshop on court craft. 




28 March 2017

Policy Briefing Papers: Brexit Special

Seven members of LSE Law – all specialists in their field – explain the process of negotiating Brexit as well as the impact of Brexit on UK constitutional law, trade relationships with the EU, financial services, competition law, privacy laws and the institutions of the EU.




15 March 2017

LSE Law LLM gets top ratings

LSE Law’s LLM has been rated highly by the editors of LLM Guide, an online directory of Masters of Laws programmes from around the world.



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13 March 2017

Support Giuseppe Capillo, as he runs London Marathon for Leukaemia CARE

Good luck to Law Receptionist Giuseppe Capillo running the 2017 London Marathon for Leukaemia CARE, to help support people facing blood cancer. 




13 March 2017

Reforming the Doctorate in the Social Sciences

The European University Institute has produced a report on the future of the European Doctorate, Reforming the Doctorate in the Social Sciences: A Report on Good Practice, written by a taskforce including Professor Linda Mulcahy.




20 February 2017

GCR’s Academic Excellence Award

Dr Pablo Ibáñez Colomo, Associate Professor of Law, is one of five nominees for the Academic Excellence Award given every year by Global Competition Review.



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20 February 2017

Professor Niamh Moloney gives evidence to House of Commons

Professor Niamh Moloney recently gave evidence to the House of Commons International Trade Select Committee for its Inquiry on UK Trade Options Beyond 2019.




26 January 2017

Professor Nicola Lacey on gender and the law

Law subtly operates on the assumption that a ‘normal’ legal subject has characteristics associated with white, middle class heterosexual men.




25 January 2017

LSE Law: Workshop for Young EU Lawyers

The Law Department at the London School of Economics & Political Science is pleased to announce its second workshop for young EU lawyers. 



Temi Mwale

23 January 2017

LSE Law student Temi Mwale listed in Forbes' 30 Under 30 Europe

Congratulations to Temi Mwale, 3rd year undergraduate student at LSE Law, and CEO and Founder of The 4Front Project, was named in Forbes’ second annual “30 Under 30 Europe” list in the Social Entrepreneur category. The list features 300 young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders across Europe who are under 30 years of age and who are transforming business, technology, finance, media, culture and more, as judged by some of the most accomplished and acclaimed individuals in each category.  




23 January 2017

Professor Mulcahy elected to the Council of JUSTICE

Linda Mulcahy has been elected to the Council of JUSTICE which seeks to advance the fair administration of justice and to persuade decision-makers by the strength of their legal research and reasoned argument. Over the years, JUSTICE has maintained a reputation for being far-sighted, independent and practical in its approach to law reform. Linda has been involved with the work that JUSTICE has been doing on the abolition of the dock in criminal proceedings and was part of the working party which recently produced a report on 'What is a Court?'



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23 January 2017

Britain and Europe: Towards Brexit?

Professor Niamh Moloney and Dr Edmund Schuster recently presented their research at an LSE event in Brussels on 'Britain and Europe: Towards Brexit?'




4 January 2017

LLB student joins Pegasus Access and Support Scheme run by Inner Temple

Third year LLB student Taehyun Baek has been accepted onto the Pegasus Access and Support Scheme run by Inner Temple.




4 January 2017

Weightmans funds new PhD scholarship

Top 45 National Law Firm Weightmans LLP has signed a gift agreement with LSE Law to provide funding for students to undertake research in healthcare and medical law.




3 January 2017

Professor Nicola Lacey recognised in New Year's Honours

Congratulations to Professor Nicola Lacey, who has been recognised in the New Year's Honours List, receiving a CBE for her services to Law, Justice and Gender Politics.




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