Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
Warwick Law School welcomes a new Professor to our team.
Professor Andrew Johnston joins us from the University of Sheffield where he worked as Professor of Company Law and Corporate Governance for seven and a half years.
Assistant Professor Dr Laura Lammasniemi will be appearing on BBC Two’s A House Through Time on Tuesday 9 June at 21:00.
Covid-19 is killing Black Americans at three times the rate it’s killing white people, and attacks on Black people – by both the public and the police – are leading the news agenda. Kathryn Graves explores how coronavirus has exposed the institutional racism that defines the second-class status of Black people in the USA.
Following on from the message received on Monday from the VC regarding the Coronavirus situation, Andrew Sanders, our Head of School has created this update to clarify the situation for all of our Law School students in order to avoid any confusion.
Gurdeep Garcha, who read Law at Warwick from October 1992 to June 1995 was informed on the 15 January 2020 that Her Majesty the Queen had approved the Lord Chancellor’s recommendation that he be appointed Queen’s Counsel. Gurdeep will be formally be sworn in as silk at the Palace of Westminster on the 16 March 2020.
More than 500 people took part in the workshops, talks and activities organised by the University of Warwick for this year’s Festival of Social Science.
University researchers took to Coventry and Warwickshire’s streets, bars and community centres to share insights from their work and found an enthusiastic and interested audience.
Dr Sharifah Sekalala participated in a panel discussion on Monday 28th October 2019 at Chatham House. The event launched The Lancet, O’Neill Institute and Georgetown University Commission on Health and Law report The Legal Determinants of Health.
Warwick Law School has established a partnership with The Libera Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali “Guido Carli” (LUISS) in Rome. They have established partnerships with a handful of European universities to offer this unique experience to their students and Warwick is one of them.
First year Warwick law student Daniel Nwanebu has been awarded the 2019 Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship.
The Scheme was devised to address the disproportionate under-representation of black men from less privileged backgrounds in large commercial law firms and the City of London.
Former Law student Beatriz da Silva recently completed an internship at Partners for Law in Development (PLD), a legal resource group founded by Warwick alumna Madhu Mehra who studied on our LLM programme back in 1992.
This summer, Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School asked our staff to come up with suggestions of books that have influenced their thinking on race, especially with regard to the law. We had some ideas of what books they might suggest, however their selections were a much more eclectic mix of books, podcasts and even music than we had expected. We hope you enjoy reading them and would love to hear any recommendations you may have.
Warwick Law School has recently welcomed a new Assistant Professor to our team.
Dr Velimir Zivkovic joins us from Humboldt University in Berlin where he worked for two years as a Research Fellow with the Berlin/Potsdam Research Group ‘International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?’