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23 October | Lawyers express concern over ministerial code rewrite

“Another slap to Magna Carta and the idea of the rule of law” says Professor Philippe Sands QC in the Guardian.

News & Events

Martins Paparinskis with Attorney General of Ecuador.

Event blog on Chevron Case: Ecuador’s Defense

25 November 2015

UCL postgraduate student wins Ian Strang Founders Award

24 November 2015
Zainab in Paris

UCL launches internship opportunity with International Energy Agency for LLM students

4 November 2015
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Hamlyn Lecture 2015 – A Magna Carta for Children?

25 Nov 2015, 18:00 - 19:00
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The Constitution and Foreign Affairs

26 Nov 2015, 18:00 - 19:00
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Future of Innovation in Medicine: Incentives for New Medical Treatments and Global Health

3 Dec 2015 – 4 Dec 2015

Transforming Bentham House: Explore our new home