New book on “Mass Torts in Europe”

In recent years, the issue of mass tort litigation and the fair and efficient settlement and adjudication of mass torts has drawn increasing attention in academic discourse, legal practice and policy debates.

Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson wins Descartes-Huygens-prize

Fauvarque-Cosson has won the prestigious Decartes-Huygens-prize for her contribution to the debate on European contract law. The prize allows her to undertake a number of research stays  in Leiden during which she will also offer a Master Class to our PhD candidates.

Follow our Research on Leiden Law Blog

Researchers at the Institute for Private Law regularly contribute to the Faculty’s Leiden Law Blog. Blog posts this autumn cover subjects as diverse as financial supervision of ‘shadow banking’, development in European contract law and plant variety protection through intellectual property law.

Report on street children presented

The report prepared by the Child Law Department provides an overview of the situation of street children internationally, assesses the rights of the child and discusses the situation of street children in the Philippines.