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Post-Arab Spring rule of law to be debated by international experts at SOAS

The politics of constitution-making and the rule of law in Egypt and Tunisia will be debated by human rights practitioners, legal experts and political analysts at SOAS University of London.

5th March 2015

Leading human rights QC to interrogate international justice at SOAS lecture

The School of Law at SOAS, University of London will host the founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers, the UK’s largest human rights practice, Geoffrey Robertson, QC, for its second annual Inception Lecture.

6th February 2015

SOAS School of Law rises in REF league table

The SOAS School of Law has seen an improvement in its league table position in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with nearly three-quarters of its research being rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

18th December 2014

Tribute to Andrew Huxley

The School is sad to announce that Professor Andrew Huxley, Emeritus Professor in the School of Law, passed away on Saturday 29 November 2014.

5th December 2014

SOAS alumna wins pregnancy leave case before Canada SOAS alumna and lawyer wins discrimination case in Canada’s Supreme Court with legal arguments honed at SOAS

Recent graduate, Robyn Trask, used her SOAS studies as the basis for a successful legal fight for women’s rights in Canada.

25th November 2014

CIMEL hosts launch of CIHRS Research Programme

In September 2014, Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (CIMEL) hosted the launch of a new research programme of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies.

2nd October 2014

SOAS graduate uses baking to empower marginalised women in Kenya

SOAS, University of London graduate Maggie Muthama is using her passion for baking to help marginalised women in Kenya engage with social economics.

23rd September 2014

Another successful year for the SOAS Academic Summer School

The SOAS Academic Summer School 2014 built on the success of last year and doubled student figures. This year's intake of students attended nine courses, covering areas such as development, politics, migration, Jawi, culture and society, law and Arabic.

5th August 2014

SOAS-led legal discoveries endorsed by Justice Goldstone reinforce Summit efforts to end sexual violence in conflict

A five-year research project led by SOAS, University of London on a collection of World War II archives, held in secret for sixty years, has been published in a new paper which questions the assumption today that rape was not prosecuted as a war crime until after the post-Yugoslavia wars of the 1990s.

9th June 2014

School of Law pic SOAS School of Law in UK’s top ten
The SOAS, University of London School of Law is listed in the top ten law schools in the country, and in the top five in London, after rising 20 places in the Guardian University Guide 2015.

4th June 2014

Banyan: SOAS Advocates provides post-Kiobel case support to lead on FOI request

Banyan: SOAS Advocates, a network of SOAS students providing pro bono legal and policy research, were called upon by the Corporate Responsibility Coalition (CORE) to provide post- Kiobel support.

19th May 2014

SOAS Law students put skills to the test at Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna

A group of LLM School of Law students put their law skills into practice last month when they represented SOAS, University of London at the 21st Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna.

16th May 2014

SOAS Professor joins Foreign Office Advisory Group on freedom of religion or belief

Mashood Baderin, Professor of Law at SOAS, University of London has participated in two key events for promoting and protecting human rights, which includes becoming a member of the Foreign Office Advisory Group on freedom of religion or belief.

30th April 2014

SOAS post-graduate students visit Baltic Exchange

SOAS LLM International Law students visited the Baltic Exchange in the City of London earlier this week to trace the history of the Baltic Exchange and its role in international trade.

13th March 2014

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