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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

SOAS Professor urges Government of the Sudan to issue reports on September oil subsidy demonstrations in his recent mission to the country

Mashood Baderin, Professor of Law at SOAS, University of London, has completed his fourth mission to the Sudan in his capacity as the UN Independent Expert on human rights in the Sudan.

5th March 2014

SOAS Professor of Law on human rights mission in Sudan

Mashood A. Baderin, Professor of Law at SOAS, University of London, is currently visiting Sudan on his fourth mission to study the country’s human rights situation.

12th February 2014

Shari’a law and its internal logic examined by leading expert at SOAS

Professor Wael Hallaq, author of Shari‘a: Theory, Practice, Transformations (2009)  and one of the leading experts in Islamic Law, from Columbia University will be speaking at SOAS, University of London about Shari’a law and its internal logic.

30th January 2014

SOAS Law students secure triple number of training contracts with Clifford Chance

Leading international law firm, Clifford Chance, has offered a total of seven London training contracts to students studying law at SOAS, University of London in 2012/13.

6th January 2014

SOAS School of Law scholars joint editors of new OUP law journal

A new journal by Oxford University Press, the London Review of International Law, jointly edited by SOAS, University of London School of Law and London School of Economics and Political Science, has been published.

15th November 2013

Work experience offered to SOAS Law students at CCLC

SOAS School of Law has partnered with Camden Community Law Centre (CCLC) to offer Law students voluntary work experience placements.

2nd October 2013

Mashood Baderin SOAS scholar presents report to UN Human Rights Council

Mashood Baderin, Professor of Law at SOAS, University of London presented his report on the Sudan to the UN Human Rights Council on 25 September 2013.

25th September 2013

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