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Samuel Pisar: a tireless defender of human rights

We are saddened to learn of the death of Samuel Pisar: a tireless defender of human rights. [more…]

The Guy S. Goodwin-Gill Scholarship

We are pleased to report that the University of London has established a prestigious scholarship for the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies by distance learning. [more…]

Judith Freedman presents at Centre for Business Taxation summer conference

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2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the UK corporation tax. [more…]

Episode 3 of RightsUp Podcast Out Now: “I am not here to delight you”: Indira Jaising and Gender Justice in India

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We are delighted to announce the launch of Episode 3 of ‘RightsUp’, a podcast series created by the Oxford Human Rights Hub. [more…]

Modern Law Review Scholarship award to DPhil student

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Camilla Barker, a second year DPhil candidate at St Cross College, has been awarded a Modern Law Review Scholarship to support her doctoral research on humanitarian access in natural disasters. [more…]

Judge Meron gives interview on anniversary of Srebrenica

It will be the 20th anniversary of the massacre at Srebrenica in Bosnia on 11th July. [more…]

New MSc in Taxation at the Faculty of Law

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The Faculty of Law, in conjunction with the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation at the Saïd Business School, is pleased to announce that a new part-time Master’s degree (MSc) in Taxation has now been approved by the University for commencement in September 2016. [more…]

Harvey McGregor, QC

Harvey McGregor died peacefully in Edinburgh on 27 June after a short illness. [more…]

St Cross Building Project

Planning permission has been granted for Phase 2 of the St Cross Building Project. [more…]

Workshop on Future-proofing flats: overcoming legal barriers to energy improvements in private flats

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This event was held in London on the 17 March 2015 and organized by Westminster Council, Professor Susan Bright of New College, Oxford and Future Climate to focus on what has hitherto been an under-explored issue: the legal and consent barriers to the promotion of energy saving improvements in blocks of flats, with a particular focus on private sector blocks. [more…]

Future-proofing flats: overcoming legal barriers to energy improvements in private flats

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The report following the recent successful Future-proofing Flats event has been published. [more…]

Landmark Cases in Public International Law, Oxford 17 June 2015

On 17 June at The Old Library, All Souls College, Eirik Bjorge and Cameron Miles (Trinity Hall, Cambridge) organized, under the auspices of Professor Catherine Redgwell, an authors' workshop in connection with the forthcoming Landmark Cases in Public International Law, which is to be published by Hart Publishing. [more…]

Lecture and Webinar on the Statutory Review of the Australian Personal Property Security Act

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This lecture, the third in the Commercial Law Centre series was given on 27 May 2015 by Associate Professor David Brown of the University of Adelaide and was sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright. [more…]

Ninth Oxford v Cambridge Clifford Chance LLP Roman Law Moot Court Competition

Denariatio is back. [more…]

Oxford University Summer Open Days 2015

The Faculty of Law (St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford OX1 3UL) will open between 09:30 and 16:30 for tours and information. [more…]

Reconciliation and Forgiveness symposium

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Rachel Condry, Associate Professor in Criminology, was in Finland at the beginning of June to give an invited paper to a symposium organised by Professor Martha Nussbaum (University of Chicago) and the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki. [more…]

European Corporate Insolvency: Restructuring the European Business Enterprise

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On Friday 8 May, Freshfields Professor of Commercial Law Horst Eidenmüller and Clifford Chance Associate Professor of Law and Finance Kristin van Zwieten welcomed academics, policymakers and practitioners from six European jurisdictions (the UK, Italy, Germany, France, the Netherlands and Denmark) to St Hugh’s College for a conference on restructuring and insolvency reform projects in Europe. [more…]

PIL - Jurisprudence workshop on '(international) legal positivism', 5 June 2015

A one day workshop on '(International) Legal Positivism' was hosted  by Jean d'Aspremont (Manchester), John Gardner (Oxford), Jörg Kammerhofer (Freiburg) & Antonios Tzanakopoulos (Oxford) on 5 June at the Law Faculty, St Cross Building in an attempt to bring the Jurisprudence and PIL Groups together on matters of common concern. [more…]

Dr Miles Jackson awarded the ICJ Internship for 2015-2016

The Oxford Law Faculty is one of a group of leading law faculties around the world invited by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to participate in the ICJ's traineeship programme. [more…]

BOOK LAUNCH - The New European Patent, Alfredo Ilardi

 A launch to celebrate the new  publication of The New European Patent,  Alfredo Ilardi will take place between 5pm and 7pm on Thursday 4th June at The Dorfman Centre, St Peter’s College, Oxford. [more…]

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