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Partnerships

CCLS is pleased to work with a variety of associations, universities, companies, law firms and other institutions in Paris, including:

Partnerships and collaborations include the organisation of joint study programmes (such as the Sorbonne-QMUL Double LLM in Paris), student scholarships (such as the CCLS-MWE-AFJE scholarship) and prizes (such as the Franco-British Lawyers Society prize), internship opportunities (such as the Lazareff LeBars academic internship) as well as joint seminars and events.

CCLS is keen to develop relations to promote research and teaching in commercial law, notably from an international and comparative perspective. If you, your law firm, company or organisation would be interested in working with us, please contact: cclsparis@qmul.ac.uk.

Amicus Curiae

CCLS is working with Amicus Curiae to provide students with the opportunity to contribute to their Amicus Info and Amicus Radio initiatives, through which the organisation aims to inform, decipher and analyse legal issues in a way accessible not just to lawyers, but to the general public also.

Tidiane Camara, CCLS-MWE-AFJE scholar 2015-16 with Véronique Chapuis-Thuault, Vice-President of the AFJE
Tidiane Camara, CCLS-MWE-AFJE scholar 2015-16 with Véronique Chapuis-Thuault, Vice-President of the AFJE

Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprise (AFJE)

We are grateful to the AFJE for its long-standing support of an annual scholarship for an LLM student.

We also work with the AFJE to coordinate seminars involving members of the QMUL academic team, and to provide in-house counsel with training and updates in particular areas of commercial law.

 

Professor Francois-Guy Trébulle, Dean of the Sorbonne Law School delivers Queen Mary Paris LLM Opening Lecture in January 2017
Dean of the Sorbonne Law School delivers Queen Mary Paris LLM Opening Lecture in January 2017

Ecole de Droit de la Sorbonne (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

We work closely with the Law School of the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, including in the delivery of a shared, bilingual Double LLM in International Business Law, and French and European Law.

We are keen to promote student interaction and exchange through shared events and other activities.

ELSA France

ELSA (The European Law Students’ Association) is the world’s largest law students’ association; it is comprised of more than 41,000 members across the globe including students and recent graduates who are interested in academic and personal excellence in addition to their studies at their universities.

ELSA QMUL is the first local ELSA group established in London and, from our campus in Paris, we are pleased to collaborate also with ELSA France.

ESCP Business School

The Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris, ESCP Europe, is one of the world’s oldest business schools and we are delighted to be working with them on a number of collaborative projects. The projects aim to combine the expertise of the two institutes from the two disciplines of commercial law and business management, providing students with an opportunity to advance their career prospects through this entwined knowledge and these innovative channels. All projects will see students studying in both Paris and London, widening their international perspective, and career and networking opportunities.

CCLS Paris students receive rewards from FBLS Prize
CCLS Paris students receive rewards from FBLS Prize

Franco-British Lawyers Society (FBLS)

We are grateful to the FBLS for awarding the Franco-British Lawyers Society Prize to CCLS for the Paris LLM in 2013. This has enabled us to recognise and reward individual students for their outstanding achievement from each intake over the past years.

For more information on CCLS Paris winning the FBLS Prize for its Paris LLM programme see here.

CCLS Paris student winners of the prize include:

• Aliénor Kamara-Cavarroc
• Lucien Ilie
• Olivier Herbreteau
• Aude Leveau.

CCLS Paris LLM students partaking in the Lazareff Le Bars academic internship
CCLS Paris LLM students partaking in the Lazareff Le Bars academic internship

Lazareff Le Bars

Lazareff Le Bars law firm offers academic internships to the students of the Queen Mary LLM programmes. The internships allow the students to participate in the law firm’s professional, academic and pro bono projects, and gives them access to the law firm’s documentary resources, while also providing them with financial support for their studies.

Learn more about the Lazareff Le Bars internship opportunities.

Paris Bar School (EFB)

By virtue of our partnership with the Ecole de Formation professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d'Appel de Paris (EFB), students are able to study towards an LLM with Queen Mary in Paris, in parallel with their training at the Bar School. Further details are provided here.

Further, CCLS arranges a variety of seminars and events in Paris each year, some of which are open to practitioners and can be credited as “formation continue” with the Paris Bar.

Tidiane Camara, CCLS-MWE-AFJE scholar 2015-16 with  representatives of CCLS, MWE and AFJE at the LLM Paris Opening Lecture September 2015
Tidiane Camara, CCLS-MWE-AFJE scholar 2015-16 with representatives of CCLS, MWE and AFJE at the LLM Paris Opening Lecture September 2015

McDermott Will and Emery

McDermott Will and Emery’s Paris office generously supports an LLM student each year, through contribution to a scholarship for the September intake.

Since 2014, the firm has kindly hosted the September Opening Lectures of the LLM in Paris, which mark the start of students’ studies with us, such as the conference by Andrew Clarke, General Counsel, Esso UK Ltd.

The firm has also provided invaluable experience to some Paris LLM students through internships.

Sciences Po Law School

Special arrangements with the Sciences Po Law School facilitate student exchange and joint events and seminars, such as our annual arbitration event and others.

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