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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

Warwick Alumnus secures Director position at NYAS

Ben Twomey, who studied on our LLM in Advanced Legal Studies in 2015-2016 has recently been promoted to the position of Director of Policy and Research at the National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS). The role involves leading campaigns for the charity in order to influence laws and policies that affect care-experienced children and young people. 

Mon 15 Mar 2021, 14:21 | Tags: Alumni

LLM student smashes SPRINT

Warwick Law School student Matilda Nengare who is currently studying on our LLM in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation was selected to participate in the postgraduate Sprint Programme at Warwick, a self-improvement programme aimed at female students.

Mon 08 Mar 2021, 14:00 | Tags: postgraduate, Student Achievement

WLS Celebrates International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and the theme this year is ‘Choose to Challenge’. In honour of this, we are celebrating the amazing work our colleagues are carrying out in order to forge a gender equal world. Here is a just a small selection of some of that work.

Mon 08 Mar 2021, 09:30 | Tags: Student Achievement, Staff in action, Feature

Human rights law can provide a transparent and fair framework for vaccine allocations

As Governments around the world wrestle with the question of designing a fair system to allocate their COVID-19 vaccine supplies for maximum protection against the pandemic, a team of researchers led by Dr Sharifah Sekalala of Warwick Law School propose that existing human rights legal principles should guide their thinking.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 15:58 | Tags: Staff in action, Expert Comment

Law Alumnus Nigel Priestley is awarded an MBE

Nigel Priestley, senior partner at Huddersfield law firm Ridley & Hall and one of the UK’s most respected care and adoption specialist solicitors, has been named in the Queen’s New Year 2021 Honours List in which he has been awarded an MBE in recognition of his services to Children and Families.

Wed 24 Feb 2021, 10:00 | Tags: Award, Alumni

Law Student Secures WIHEA Fellowship

Third year Law and Sociology student and SSLC Chair Lucy Young has been awarded a Warwick International Higher Education Academy (WIHEA) Fellowship. When asked how she felt about the news she told us, “I'm over the moon! I was quite nervous when I submitted my application, but I'm so glad I have the opportunity and resources to contribute towards substantial change across the university.”

Fri 19 Feb 2021, 11:30 | Tags: Award, undergraduate, Student Achievement, Staff in action

Expert Comment: Okpabi Judgment in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has published its judgement in the case of Okpabi and others (Appellants) v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another (Respondents), heard in June 2020. Dr Stephen Connelly comments on the case and the legal principles at stake.

Fri 12 Feb 2021, 14:49 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Staff in action, Expert Comment

Warwick Skills Portfolio Award: Tried and Tested

First year law student Aidan Chan has become the first law student to successfully complete the Warwick Skills Portfolio Award (WSPA) this year. The WSPA scheme helps students to develop skills valued by employers but also useful more broadly for students in their personal lives whilst studying at Warwick.

Fri 29 Jan 2021, 10:00 | Tags: Award, undergraduate, Student Achievement

Ana Aliverti awarded the prestigious BJC Radzinowicz Prize 2020

Congratulations to Ana Aliverti who has received the prestigious 2020 Radzinowics Prize, awarded by the British Journal of Criminology. Ana is the co-Director of Warwick Law Schools' Criminal Justice Centre.

Tue 26 Jan 2021, 15:18 | Tags: Award, Criminal Justice Centre, Staff in action

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