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"Brexit, China, and Other New Challenges to International Trade Law"

The Surrey Centre for Chinese Law and Socio-Legal Studies at the School of Law co-organised a one-day international conference on "Brexit, China, and Other New Challenges to International Trade Law" with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) in London on 31 May, 2017. 

The conference gathered together in London the leading academics and practitioners from around the world in the area of international trade law. The panellists have explored the most current issues, including the impact of Brexit on UK-EU trade relations and China's role in the global trading system as well as the new trends in international trade treaty making. The conference attracted over 70 participants from government ministries, city law firms, think tanks, NGOs and other universities.

Prof Graham Miller, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, warmly welcomed the conference participants and introduced the exciting new developments at Surrey Law School. Prof Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco, Head of Surrey Law School and Prof Ming Du, Director of the Surrey Centre for Chinese Law, and a number of colleagues from both Surrey Law School and Surrey Business School attended the conference.