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From homeless law student to magic circle trainee

Tashan Dwyer who studied on our 3 year LLB Law degree from 2015-2018 has been featured in a recent Legal Cheek article to reflect on the challenges he’s overcome to realise his dream to become a lawyer and how he hopes to help others do the same. Image credit: @tashanifill (Instagram)

Thu 06 May 2021, 11:00 | Tags: Alumni

Kenya has its first female chief justice: why this matters

"Justice Martha Koome’s nomination is a historic moment for Kenyan women." Warwick Law School’s Dr Martha Gayoye writes for The Conversation UK about the likely impact of this significant appointment.

Wed 05 May 2021, 14:10 | Tags: Staff in action

James Harrison secures BA/Leverhulme Trust Fellowship

James Harrison has been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowships for the 2021-22 academic year. The fellowship allows James to work exclusively for a year on a project entitled ‘Reconceptualising international trade law: In search of a bounded, socially embedded and re-connected regime’.

Wed 28 Apr 2021, 14:30 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Funding

Law Grad listed in Forbes’ 30 Under 30

Warwick alumna Yomi Adegoke who studied on our 3 year LLB degree and graduated in 2014 has been mentioned in the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Europe 2021. For the sixth year, the list is proving that youth is not wasted on the young. Yomi Adegoke is a British journalist who writes about the intersection of race, feminism and popular culture. 

Mon 26 Apr 2021, 14:47 | Tags: Alumni

Nicolle Coote named one of 150 Future Leaders

Earlier this year, final year LLB Law student Nicolle Coote won an award as part of the Future Leaders Organisation and was featured as one of the Top 150 Black Students in the UK. Future Leaders is an annual publication which profiles the most outstanding black university students in Britain, and is used as a role model guide to inspire and raise attainment. Nicolle tells us more…

Thu 01 Apr 2021, 14:49 | Tags: Award, Student Achievement

Lacuna Covid stories expose inequalities around the world

To mark 12 months since the global pandemic was declared, when the UK, and many other countries around the world, went into lockdown, this collection of stories investigates how the pandemic is affecting communities around the world. The articles are written by Warwick staff and students, some of which studied on our Global Health Law module.

Wed 31 Mar 2021, 14:00 | Tags: Student Achievement, Lacuna

BA/Leverhulme Grant to help fund Rohingya Refugee Research

Dr Simon Behrman, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School has been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant of £9,752 towards his project “Assessing Rights to Bangladeshi Citizenship of Stateless Rohingya Children.”

Tue 30 Mar 2021, 10:00 | Tags: Award, Research, Staff in action, Funding

New Book on Migration by Professor Dallal Stevens

Released this month and published by Manchester University Press, the new book Reclaiming Migration: Voices from Europe's 'Migrant Crisis' was co-authored by Warwick Law School’s Dallal Stevens, Vicki Squire and Nick Vaughan-Williams (Department of Politics and International Studies) and Nina Perkowski (University of Hamburg).

Mon 29 Mar 2021, 16:11 | Tags: Publication, Research, Staff in action

Law School Students Award Winning Human Rights Stories

In 2020, as the world was getting to grips with life in lockdown, we launched a writing competition for students at Warwick Law School, the home of Lacuna. We are delighted to share our four winners, who have each created stories we are proud to publish.

Mon 29 Mar 2021, 10:00 | Tags: Student Achievement, Lacuna, Feature

Vanessa Munro quoted in The Guardian

Warwick Law School’s Professor Munro has contributed to an article in The Guardian newspaper on the truth about the hidden number of suicides amongst domestic abuse victims. The findings are linked to her recent research and work with the charity Refuge.

Wed 24 Mar 2021, 16:00 | Tags: Staff in action, Expert Comment

Dallal Stevens comments on UK asylum overhaul

The UK government's Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has today announced a new system for people seeking asylum in Britain. Professor Dallal Stevens, an expert on asylum, claims much of what she is proposing is either (a) inaccurate, (b) unrealistic, (c) existed previously or (d) unlikely to achieve her goals.

Wed 24 Mar 2021, 14:18 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Expert Comment

Eleven Law students accepted to present at BCUR

Warwick Law School is delighted to announce that eleven of our students have been selected to present at The British Conference for Undergraduate Research (BCUR) hosted by the University of Leeds in April this year. Law is one of only four departments at Warwick to have more than 10 students accepted to present.

Tue 23 Mar 2021, 16:00 | Tags: undergraduate, Student Achievement

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