Exeter Law Professor Addresses NATO Secretary-General and North Atlantic Council on Cyber Law

On 19 January, Professor Mike Schmitt spoke on international law of cyber operation to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gottemoeller, and the North Atlantic Council (NAC).

Event in China raises the importance of IP rights in 3D printing

At the event in December 2016, the team successfully demonstrated their 3DP licensing system, for which there was widespread support

Professor Joasia Luzak on revision of the e-privacy Directive in light of Brexit

Professor Luzak has posed a question whether it is possible to draft the new, third version of e-Privacy Directive in a way that would provide it with solid fundaments, making it capable to protect privacy regardless of the new challenges that it would face due to evolving technology.

Dr Lee spoke at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Forum

Dr Joseph Lee recently presented a specialist report on intra-corporate dispute arbitration at the ICC Forum held in Brussels.

Better understanding of hybrid warfare needed, University of Exeter academic warns

It is essential that the UK and allied nations gain a better understanding of the legal challenges posed by new methods of warfare.

Do you know what makes couple relationships last?

 We are now recruiting couples to take part in interviews to find out what drives their relationship to thrive and endure.

New Relationships Research starts!

We are pleased to announce the start of a new research project funded by Exeter alumna, Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia LVO.

'Global Conversation' takes key issue of cyberwarfare to Washington DC

The latest research on cybersecurity, an issue high on the agenda for both sides in the current US Presidential election campaign, will be shared by a leading expert from the University of Exeter at a special event in Washington DC, USA.

Professor Schmitt's research and speaking tour

Professor Schmitt has been on a research and speaking tour for the last two months. He is now concluding his travels with a two week stay at the CCD COE in Estonia, completing the work on the Tallinn Manual.

Dr Sari participates in Exercise Trident Juncture 16

Dr Aurel Sari reports on his participation in a command post exercise with the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps

Exeter Law School and Tsinghua Law School joint research project on takeovers

Tsinghua Law School and Exeter Law School will host a series of research seminars on takeovers in 2017 and 2018

Catherine Dupre co-convened an international conference on Icelandic constitutional reform.

In a unique historical process Iceland is undertaking a reform of its constitution.

Exeter academics participate in an international conference on contract law in London

Dr Joseph Lee convened the international conference with participants from the UK, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Greece, Taiwan, and Japan.

Dr Lee convened an international seminar on Stock Exchange Interconnections funded by the British Academy

Deutsche Börse, Taiwan Stock Exchange, British Office Taipei, Tsar & Tsai Law Firm, China Development Financial Holdings, and Pinsent Masons LLP participated in the seminar.

Dr Charlotte Bishop presents proposals for reform to the criminal law on complainant-witnesses in domestic violence proceedings

Dr Bishop presented at the Criminal Law Reform Now Conference as part of a series of events coinciding with the Law Commission consultation on their 13th Programme of law reform.

Expert roundtable on international humanitarian law to be hosted at Exeter Law School on 22-23 September 2016

Exeter Law School will host an expert roundtable in collaboration with the University of Reading to explore the impact of the law of armed conflict on general international law

Workshop in China tackled piracy issues caused by growing use of 3D printers

This workshop addressed the challenges of establishing a technological licensing framework for 3D printed content

World-leading international law expert takes up post at Exeter Law School

Exeter Law School is delighted to announce that Professor Michael N. Schmitt has joined the School on a full-time basis.

Professor Schmitt speaks at the annual Fugh Symposium

The symposium brings together the most senior military attorneys from around the world to consider issues at the cutting-edge of law and conflict and to share their concerns and perspectives. 

Professor Schmitt attended the Transatlantic International Law and Armed Conflict Workshop at Oxford University

The workshops bring together a small, select group of senior scholars and practitioners from North America and Europe to exchange views on challenging topics in the field of international humanitarian law.

Experts from around the world gather to discuss challenges of warfare

Representatives from the armed forces of several nations, NATO and the International Committee of the Red Cross joined Exeter academics to debate some of the most pressing legal challenges facing military operations.

Dr Stephen Skinner presents paper on comparative criminal legal history at the University of Teramo

On 26 - 27 May Dr Stephen Skinner was invited to participate in an international conference at the University of Teramo, Italy, on criminal legal history, criminal law and criminology.

Dr Joseph Lee Leads a Project Funded by the British Academy

Dr Joseph Lee of Exeter University and the European Issuers are conducting a survey of companies’ views on the current market environment.

Professor Luzak investigates fitness of Consumer Law for the 21st Century

Associate Professor Joasia Luzak, as a member of a consortium chaired by Civic Consulting (Berlin), received the assignment to investigate whether European consumer law is fit for the 21st century or in need of modernisation.

Prof. Michael Schmitt Speaks on Law of Cyberspace

On 18 March, Professor Schmitt, Professor of Public International Law, spoke on the viability and direction of the law governing cyber space at the launch of a new book on cyber norms published by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. 

Call for Papers - The International Law of Military Operations: Mapping the Field

The International Society for Military Law and the Law of War and Exeter Law School are pleased to invite subject matter experts to submit proposals for papers to be presented at a conference on ‘The International Law of Military Operations’ to be held on 21-23 June 2016 at Exeter, United Kingdom.

New study to tackle piracy issues caused by growing use of 3D printers

University of Exeter experts will work to develop a solution to the growing problem of piracy caused by the increasing use of 3D printers.

Professor Mike Schmitt speaks on progress of Tallinn Manual 2.0 Project

Professor Schmitt, Professor of Public International Law at Exeter Law School, presented a public lecture at the T.M.C. Asser Institute  in the Hague on 3 February.

Call for Papers - European Constitutional Democracy in Peril - People, Principles, Institutions

European constitutional democracy and the protection of human rights are under pressure. Currently facing serious and rapidly developing challenges across the continent, democracy in Europe requires urgent critical attention from legal and political scholars.

Targeting: The Challenges of Modern Warfare

Professor Mike Schmitt has published the edited volume “Targeting: The Challenges of Modern Warfare” (Asser/Springer 2016).