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Durham University

Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law

Forthcoming Events

ICCL Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2019

Call for papers and posters

The Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law, Durham Law School, invites postgraduate students in all sub-disciplines of Commercial Law and related fields to the upcoming PGR conference:

Commercial Law: New Challenges and Opportunities

Date: 10th June 2019.

Place: Durham Law School, Palatine Centre, Stockton Rd, Durham DH1 3LE. (Hogan Lovells Lecture Theatre).

Submission and deadline:

Registration is free. Please submit your proposals (abstract or poster) no later than 19th of April 2019 6 pm to with the email subject ‘Poster’ or ‘Abstract’. (For any enquiries please feel free to contact).

General Information:

This Conference is organised by postgraduate researchers, chaired by academic specialists, and provides a fantastic opportunity for postgraduate students to practice their presentation skills, showcase their research, and obtain useful feedback in a friendly and supportive environment.

We welcome papers and posters in the broad area of commercial and corporate law. This includes but is not limited to corporate governance, contract law, competition law, investment law, law of banking and financial regulation, insolvency law, intellectual property, and law of taxation.

Each panel session will be for 90 minutes and contains three speakers, 20 minutes for each researcher to present, with 10 minutes for questions and feedback by the panel.

Please clearly specify whether you are submitting an abstract or poster and ensure that the submitted material includes author name(s), affiliation(s), contact email, and paper title.

  • Abstract (300 words max).
  • Poster (200 words max.) and Biography (100 words max.) Scholars who submit posters should ensure that:

-A3 size with a clear and short title.

-Landscape or portrait, with the use of bullet points, and bold headlines.

-The text is clear, and readable from one metre away

-The colour and fonts are consistent with the overall layout.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by 27th April 2019. After the acceptance of the abstract, you will need to submit presentation slides by 31 May 2019.

Places are limited. Updates will be announced on this page on regular basis.

We are looking forward to seeing you at Durham Law School on the 10th of June 2019.

ICCL Postgraduate Convenors

Mustafa Akgun and Fawaz Alkhateeb