Jobs: Lect/Senior Lect in Family Law & Trusts Law; Lect in Tort Law, Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth Business School
School of Law

a)  Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Law (Family & Child Law and Equity & Trusts Law)

Employment type:  Open-ended
Employment basis:  Full-time
Salary: Lecturer: £33,424 – £36,309
Senior Lecturer:  £37,394 – £45,954
Position number:  10012452
Closing date:  31 August 2014

b) Lecturer in Law – Tort Law

Employment type:  Permanent
Employment basis:  Full time
Salary:  £33,242 – £36,309
Position number: 10012453
Closing date:  31 August 2014

Informal enquiries may be made to Caroline Strevens, Head of Department, 023 9284 4240, email

To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, visit and apply on-line.

Job: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Newcastle, Australia

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer

      University of Newcastle, Australia – Newcastle Law School

Location: Newcastle
Salary: $84,700 – $100,582 per annum
Hours: Full Time


Placed on: 6th August 2014
Closes: 1st September 2014
Job Ref: 2529

The School is seeking to appoint applicants with a strong record of research as evidenced by publications in leading internationally ranked journals. While the School has curricular needs in Commercial Law (broadly defined), Taxation, Financial Services Regulation, Securities Law, Natural Resources Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Criminal Law, we reserve the right to appoint strong candidates from outside these areas.$.Startup

10th International Commercial Mediation Competition, 6-11 Feb 2015, Paris

10th International Commercial Mediation Competition

The 2015 Competition will mark the 10th anniversary of the event and will take place from 6 – 11 February 2015 in Paris.

As every year, ICC will select 66 universities from all over the world through a highly competitive application process.

Universities can apply online from 11 July to 5 October 2014, in two application periods:
The first application period will run from 11 July until 17 August 2014.
The second application period will run from 1 September until 5 October 2014.

Conf: “The Arguments For and Against Further Regulation of Arbitration Counsel”, 11 Sept, QMUL

The Inaugural Conference of the Queen Mary
Institute For Regulation and Ethics

The Arguments For and Against Further Regulation of Arbitration Counsel

11th September 2014

Time: 8.30 – 18.15

Venue: The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35–43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE

Programme and further details at

2014 Legal Research Methods and Methodologies Conference, 16 Sept, Bristol

2014 Legal Research Methods and Methodologies Conference
“Celebrating Diversity, Sharing Insights”
University of Bristol
Tuesday 16 September 2014

The Call for Papers has now closed and a provisional programme of events is available on our website which can be found here.

Please email to register to attend the conference.

Conference: “Procedural Fairness in International Courts and Tribunals”, 19-20 Sept, Surrey

University of Surrey
    Procedural Fairness in International Courts and Tribunals conference
19-20 September 2014.

The Announcement:

The programme:

Workshop: “The EU Air Passenger Rights Regulation 261/2004: Ten Years On”, Bruges, 26-27 Sept

The EU Air Passenger Rights Regulation 261/2004: Ten Years On

College of Europe, Bruges, 26-27 September 2014.

Organised jointly with the IECL, Oxford, with the kind support of the Söderberg Foundation.

This workshop will be the second in a recently established EU Law in the Member States series (Hart Publishing), dedicated to exploring the impact of landmark CJEU judgments and secondary legislation in legal systems across the European Union.  J Malenovský of the Court of Justice will give a keynote address, and the meeting will bring together generalist EU lawyers and experts in the field, combining perspectives from a wide range of different member states in order to compare and analyse the effect of EU law on domestic legal systems and practice.

To register, please go here.

For further information, please contact or

Legal Education Research Network: Newsletter August 2014 and Small Grants

Legal Education Research Network: Newsletter August 2014

LERN Small Grants
Applications are welcomed for the 2014-15 into any aspect of legal education. Information on how to apply and applications can be found on our website. Grants have been funded by the Association of Law Teachers, Society of Legal Scholars and the Law Publishers’ Association (in 2013-14). The closing date for this year is 26th September 2014.

Conference: ‘Research Methodologies in Law’ 23 Oct, Limerick

University of Limerick, School of Law

  Conference:  23rd October 2014  entitled ‘Research Methodologies in Law’.

Attendance at the conference is free, though we would ask all interested parties to register at the conference webpage  as spaces are limited.

Should you require further details, please do not hesitate to contact any of the organisers at the following email addresses:;;;

Updates and further details will be available on our Facebook page: