Feb. 18, 2009
LLM student success stories at Queen Mary, University of London
A 2007 Queen Mary LLM graduate in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution, Aisha Nadar (USA), has been awarded joint first prize of £1,000 in January 2009 by the Three Faiths Forum and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies for the best essays on a subject related to dispute resolution in one or more of the Abrahamic faiths. Aisha's essay was entitled 'Islamic Finance: Potential Implications for Dispute Resolution'. Aisha is currently doing a PhD at Queen Mary in ADR.
In June 2008, five LLM students – Sarah Dooley (USA), Lusine Hakobyan (Armenia), Ann Ireland (France), Marija Novkovic (Montenegro), Erum Sattar (Pakistan) and one PhD student received the best ratings at the NICLAS Vienna Summer School, sponsored by the EU, for their presentations on 'The European Arrest Warrant and Detention without Trial in the UK and US: UK Control Orders and Guantanamo Bay.'
In April 2008, LLM student Stephan Buck (Germany) won the Society for Computers and Law annual essay prize, with his essay 'Virtual Properties and Virtual Economies: How should activities with economic consequences in virtual worlds like Second Life and EverQuest be dealt with by real world legal systems?' Stephan won £1,000 along with a week's placement at Bird & Bird, an international law firm, and also won £1,000 for Queen Mary to purchase library books in support of IT law teaching and research.
Remember deadline for LLM Scholarships – 15 May 2009. Visit the Queen Mary School of Law site for further details.