Norton Rose Fulbright LLP offers scholarship opportunity to future energy lawyers

First legal scholarship to be offered at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London

Global Firm March 18, 2015

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) are pleased to offer two full tuition fee scholarships to students on the LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law Programme at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), starting in September 2015.

Queen Mary students who apply for the LLM Energy and Natural Resources Law Programme before April 17, 2015 will be eligible to apply for the scholarship, the deadline for which is April 30, 2015.

The applications will be reviewed by a panel of representatives from CCLS and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, with the successful applicants notified before the end of May 2015. The successful applicants will also be given a two-week internship with Norton Rose Fulbright LLP.

Neil Q. Miller, litigation partner in the energy practice at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, and who sits on the working group committee for the Energy and Natural Resources Law Programme at QMUL, commented:

“Given our commitment as a global legal practice to all aspects of the energy industry, offering our skills and experience to work with and support the Energy and Natural Resources Law Programme at Queen Mary University of London was both ideal and jointly beneficial. We are delighted to be involved in a programme and initiative that provides students with invaluable skills which will enable them to build future careers in the energy law sector. QMUL has an excellent reputation and we are very pleased to be able to work with the law school at the University, in partnership with CCLS, to offer students this exciting opportunity.”

According to Norah Gallagher, Academic Director of the new Energy and Natural Resources Law Institute at CCLS “The partnership is a testament to the growing reputation of a new but popular programme with a practical focus. It underlines our commitment at CCLS to building important links with energy partners in the legal profession, industry and commerce.

“Norton Rose Fulbright is a truly global legal practice, with a stellar reputation and the offer of an internship, as well as the scholarship, represents an excellent opportunity for future scholars and practitioners of energy and natural resources law.”

The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London consistently ranks in the top 10 of law schools in the UK.

Further information on how to apply for the scholarship programme can be found here.

For further information please contact:

Heledd Phelps Brown, Head of PR
Tel +44 20 7444 2890; Mob: +44 77 0297 1352

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