Lecture: “The paradox of multilateralism and the WTO – the role of the EU in the WTO”, City Law School, 2 Dec


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.1@city.ac.uk).

Conference: “Will-Substitutes from a Comparative Perspective”, Oxford, 27-8 March

Institute of European and Comparative Law
Will-Substitutes from a Comparative Perspective

Friday 27 March 2015 until Saturday 28 March 2015
Venue: Lady Margaret Hall
Organisers: Professor Alexandra Braun and Professor Anne Röthel

Full details at http://www.law.ox.ac.uk/event=13405

The conference is accredited with 10 CPD hours by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority

Call for researchers in labour law with a focus on contracts relating to maritime and fisheries workers.

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

Conference: “Opportunities and Challenges in Construction Arbitration”, 11 Dec, Queen Mary, London

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
Time: 8:30am-7:15pm
Venue: Goodenough College, Large Common Room, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB
Key topics
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


Call for Contributors: “Children’s Rights Judgments Project” ​

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/

Job: Research post in Intellectual Property Law, National University of Singapore

National University of SingaporeResearch 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