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International & Comparative Law Quarterly
  • ISSN: 0020-5893 (Print), 1471-6895 (Online)
  • Editors: Professor Sir Malcolm Evans, KCMG, OBE University of Bristol, UK and Professor Robert McCorquodale British Institute of International and Comparative Law, UK
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The International & Comparative Law Quarterly (ICLQ) publishes papers on public and private international law, comparative law, human rights and European law, and is one of the world's leading journals covering all these areas. Since it was founded in 1952 the ICLQ has built a reputation for publishing innovative and original articles within the various fields, and also spanning them, exploring the connections between the subject areas. It offers both academics and practitioners wide topical coverage, without compromising rigorous editorial standards.
The ICLQ attracts scholarship of the highest standard from around the world, which contributes to the maintenance of its truly international frame of reference. The 'Shorter Articles and Notes' section enables the discussion of contemporary legal issues and 'Book Reviews' highlight the most important new publications in these various fields. The ICLQ is the journal of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, and is published by Cambridge University Press.

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  • Brexit, China and Other New Challenges to International Trade Law
  • When: 31 May 2017
  • Where: United Kingdom, London
  • This conference will gather the leading academics and practitioners in the area of international trade law. The panellists will discuss the most current problems of international trade law, including the impact of Brexit on UK-EU trade relations, China's role in the global trade system as well as the new trends in international trade treaty making.
  • The 56th London-Leiden Meeting: Courting Europa No Longer: The Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice
  • When: 24 Jun 2017
  • This year, the London-Leiden conference will revisit a theme it explored in 2009: preliminary references at the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU). The UK's notice of its intention to withdraw from the EU has cast into doubt the future of its relationship with the CJEU, and the fate of the Unified Patent Court. In its 56th year, the London-Leiden meeting on the EU will examine the uncertain nature of these relationships.
  • Annual Grotius Lecture 2017
  • When: 26 Jun 2017
  • Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, will deliver this year's Annual Grotius Lecture on Monday 26 June at the Law Society. The title of the lecture will be 'Is International Human Rights Law Under Threat?'.

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