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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.

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UCL Laws Professor wins Major Research Fellowship

2 February 2016
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15,000 pages now transcribed! Transcribe Bentham moves onto its next phase with a European Commission grant

29 January 2016
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Myriam Hunter-Henin delivers keynote before the French Supreme Court


IP Licensing: An Advanced Level Drafting Workshop

16 Feb 2016, 09:00 - 17:00
Steps at St Pauls Cathedral

UCL Laws Postgraduate and Early Careers Conference 2016

19 Feb 2016, 08:30 - 18:00 (followed by reception)

The International Protection of Refugees and Asylum Seekers: New Thinking, or No Future?

24 Feb 2016, 18:00 - 19:00

Transforming Bentham House: Explore our new home