President’s Report 2013-14: Professor Stephen Bailey
Please see the attached Report from the former President.
Professor Jenny Steele (York) commenced her one year term as the incoming SLS president on 1st October 2014.
National University of Singapore, Centre of Maritime Law, Faculty of Law invites applications for a Research Assistant/ Research Associate/ Research Fellow.
Please go to http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AJY677/research-assistant-research-associate-research-fellow/
THE ROLE OF THE EU IN THE WTO
The City Law School is delighted to invite you to the first ‘Law Meets Practice’ Lecture organized under the aegis of the Jean Monner Chair in European Law.
SPEAKER: Mr Angelos Pangratis, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the EU to the World Trade Organisation
TOPIC: ‘The paradox of multilateralism and the WTO – the role of the EU in the WTO’
CHAIR: Panos Koutrakos (Professor of EU Law and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law).
WHERE: City University London, College Building, St John Street, Room A130
WHEN: Tuesday, 2 December 2014 at 18:00.
The event will be followed by a wine reception.
This is the first in a series of events organized under the aegis of the Jean Monnet Chair in European Law, awarded by the European Commission.
Attendance is free. You may sign up and find more information here: http://www.city.ac.uk/events/2014/dec/the-paradox-of-multilateralism-and-the-wto-the-role-of-the-eu-in-the-wto
We should be delighted to see you all. Should you have any queries, please contact Peter Aggar (Peter.Aggar.email@example.com).
Institute of European and Comparative Law
Will-Substitutes from a Comparative Perspective
Full details at http://www.law.ox.ac.uk/event=13405
The conference is accredited with 10 CPD hours by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority
The latest issue of the Society’s journal, Legal Studies, vol 34, issue 4, is now available online:
Call for researchers in labour law with a focus on contracts relating to maritime and fisheries workers.
Applications are invited from researchers (preferably holding a PhD degree) in the UK and the Republic of Ireland interested in the field of labour law with a focus on contracts relating to maritime and fisheries workers. This will be a one year research and publication programme funded by a Spanish University. Candidates are asked to send electronically their CV, a list of their publications and their research interests to Professor Jo Carby-Hall by the deadline of 11th November, 2014. For further details please contact by e-mail J.R.Carby-Hall@hull.ac.uk
Opportunities and Challenges in Construction Arbitration
Conference of the School of International Arbitration
Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London
Date: 11 December 2014
Venue: Goodenough College, Large Common Room, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB
The topics to be discussed at the conference include:
- The role of experts and how to effectively manage them in construction arbitration disputes
- Disclosure and effect management of documents in construction arbitration disputes
- Third-Party Funding in construction disputes
- Measuring the economic impact of dispute resolution in construction projects, including risk management, the effect of dispute boards on the bid price and managing costs of dispute boards
University of Liverpool and University of Newcastle
Call for contributors to project and book
“Children’s Rights Judgments Project”
Professor Helen Stalford (Liverpool) and Professor Kathryn Hollingsworth (Newcastle) welcome proposals from established and early career researchers to participate in a new collaboration between experts from jurisdictions across the world to develop the emerging methodology of judgment (re)writing, adopting a children’s rights approach.
Deadline for proposals: Friday 30 November 2014
For full details please see http://www.liv.ac.uk/law/research/european-childrens-rights-unit/childrens-rights-judgments/
National University of Singapore – Research post at the Research – Centre for Law and Business to carry out research on Intellectual Property Law. Please click on the above for full details and how to apply. Follow the link from http://law.nus.edu.sg/about_us/careers.html
Deadline for applications: 1 December 2104