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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

Speakers at Hong Kong conference

Robust discussion at annual joint conference in Hong Kong

26 November 2015
Anna Donovan, UCL Laws with Zhang Shouwen, Dean of Peking University and students.

UCL Laws strengthens international links through scholarship programme

Martins Paparinskis with Attorney General of Ecuador.

Event blog on Chevron Case: Ecuador’s Defense

25 November 2015
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Future of Innovation in Medicine: Incentives for New Medical Treatments and Global Health

3 Dec 2015 – 4 Dec 2015
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Dispositions, Propositions, and the Nature of Legal Knowledge

7 Dec 2015, 18:00 - 19:30
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Dying as a side-effect: The meaning of proportionate collateral damage

9 Dec 2015, 18:00 - 19:15

Transforming Bentham House: Explore our new home