Academic Promotions at IALS

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is pleased to announce that two colleagues have been promoted within the University of London. 

Dr Colin King, Reader in Law and Director of Postgraduate Research Studies, is now a professor. The founding director of the Centre for Financial Law, Regulation & Compliance, his primary focus is on proceeds of crime and anti-money laundering law and practice, corporate crime, and the use of deferred prosecution agreements. He has published widely in these areas, including Negotiated Justice and Corporate Crime: The Legitimacy of Civil Recovery and Deferred Prosecution Agreements and The Handbook of Criminal and Terrorism Financing Law. Colin is currently examining non-conviction-based confiscation assets, which will be published as a book in 2022.

Dr Nóra Ní Loideáin becomes a senior lecturer in law. She is Director of the Information Law and Policy Centre. Her expertise lies in governance, human rights, and technology, particularly in the fields of digital privacy, data protection, and state surveillance. Her monograph EU Data Privacy Law and Serious Crime is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.

The Director of the Institute, Professor Carl Stychin said: 'I want to offer my congratulations to both Colin and Nóra on their achievement in the latest promotion round within the University of London. Their contributions to IALS - and to the wider School of Advanced Study - have been immense. It is extremely pleasing to see them receive this recognition of their efforts’.