Centre for Business Law and Practice Postgraduate Researchers' Conference

This annual conference showcases research by the Centre's postgraduate community. Featuring a keynote address by Sofia Ranchordas.

About the Conference

The CBLP PGR Conference is held annually. It is an opportunity for research students in all stages of their project to get together, present their work, and network. The conference covers a range of topics in the general field of business law and practice, encouraging debate between a wide range of people. Topics this year range from innovation and law, competition and technology, corporate law and governance, cross-border commercial transactions, and international cooperation. We are pleased to have Professor Sofia Ranchordas delivering the keynote this year. We look forward to welcoming you to Leeds!

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About the Keynote Speaker

Professor Sofia Ranchordás holds the Chair of European and Comparative Public Law & Rosalind Franklin Fellowship at the University of Groningen, Netherlands. After her PhD she was a Visiting Scholar at George Washington University Law School (2014) and a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School (2015-2016). She has been the recipient of both national and international grants and awards (e.g., Niels Stensen Fellowship, Knight Foundation, NWO Smart Governance). She held previous teaching positions at Tilburg University and Leiden University.

Sofia will present on "The New Economy", discussing her research into the platform economy, the shift from B2C to P2P in different sectors, virtual competition, and how technology is reshaping the public and private sector.


Please download the event programme here.


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Location Details

The conference is scheduled to take place in the Liberty Building, Moorland Road LS6 1AN. 

The Liberty Building can be found on the campus map

All welcome. This is a free event, though registration is required.

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