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Climate Law & Governance at King’s

Climate Law and Governance at King's is concerned with investigating and evaluating legal and governance frameworks for climate change policy across different countries, across different sectors and cultures. Current research in the School is examining governance modalities for the mobilisation of climate finance and technology, how climate change is adjudicated in the courtroom and how it can disrupt dominant legal and decision-making frameworks.

Centre of European Law

The Centre of European Law was established in 1974. It is the oldest centre of its kind in the United Kingdom and one of the oldest in the world. Since its establishment, it has sought to provide leadership in scholarly research in European law, offer academic teaching in specialist areas, and serve the wider community, especially, governments, international organisations, and the practising profession. 

Global Shareholder Stewardship

The Global Shareholder Stewardship aims to bring together academics and practitioners, shaping future stewardship policy through evidence-based recommendations.

Centre of Medical Law & Ethics

The Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, the first of its kind in the United Kingdom, is an international leader in research and teaching in the field of medical law and ethics.

Transnational Law Institute

Founded in 2014, the Dickson Poon Transnational Law Institute (TLI) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching centre with a particular focus on transnational and comparative law, legal theory and jurisprudence, collaborative research and legal education.

Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy & Law

The Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy and Law was founded in 2014 as a focal point for interdisciplinary research in law from the perspective of both philosophy and politics. Although based in The Dickson Poon School of Law, the Centre has close links with the Departments of Philosophy and Political Economy.