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Law Alumna elected as SU President

Shingai Dzumbira, who studied on our LLB 3 year degree from 2016-2019 has been elected as the President of the Student Union (SU) for the 2021/22 academic year. “I am really excited. I have a rare opportunity to lead the trajectory of a charity organisation that exists to represent students. I think that’s what excites me most – being put in a place where I can impact the lives of students at the University of Warwick.”

Thu 19 Aug 2021, 10:44 | Tags: Alumni, Student Achievement

Law School Alumnus releases debut novel

Former LLM student Saurabh Bagaria, who studied on our international Economic Law programme from 2007-2008 has written and published his first novel titled “Money Gone”. In this book, he combines creative writing and legal nuances to produce a work of legal fiction involving the current and relevant issues of money laundering and crypto-currency.

Fri 09 Jul 2021, 15:40 | Tags: Alumni

Warwick Law Alumna listed among 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy

Warwick alumna Madhu Mehra has been named in Apolitical’s 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy for 2021. Madhu who studied on our LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights (previously Law in Development) from 1991-1992, is now Head of Research and Training at Partners for Law in Development (PLD).

Thu 27 May 2021, 17:00 | Tags: Alumni

Alumna Last Mafuba is Modern-Day Lady Godiva

Warwick Alumna Last Mafuba, who studied on our LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights from 2015-2016, was recently profiled by the BBC and the Coventry City of Culture Trust as a modern-day Lady Godiva. Last, along with thirteen others selected for their unique stories, are learning to ride horses so they can take part in an event to launch Coventry’s UK City of Culture year.

Tue 25 May 2021, 16:00 | Tags: Alumni

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

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

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

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

Dr Celine Tan Celebrates 20 years as a Warwick Alumna

This academic year, Dr Celine Tan celebrates 20 years since she enrolled on our LLM programme at Warwick Law School. She is now Director of Postgraduate Studies overseeing the LLM she remembers so fondly and working alongside her previous lecturers and professional services staff.

Mon 18 Jan 2021, 10:05 | Tags: postgraduate, Alumni, PG News, Feature

Warwick Law Alumni get tuition fee discount to study an LLM

The University of Warwick is offering all Warwick alumni a 10% discount on their fees if they choose to study another full time degree with us.

The Law School is offering to top this up to 20% for Warwick graduates to study on our full time LLM programmes.

Fri 20 Nov 2020, 10:10 | Tags: Alumni

Warwick Alumnus publishes Training Contract Handbook

Warwick alumnus Jake Schogger’s new book ‘The Training Contract Handbook’ was published by City Career Series in July 2020.

The handbook offers a solid grounding in the legal, commercial and financial knowledge required for commercial law interviews and internships.

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 17:00 | Tags: Publication, Alumni

Warwick Alumnus honoured by the President of Zambia

Warwick alumnus (and former staff member) Professor Kenneth K. Mwenda was conferred upon the prestigious Presidential Insignia of Meritorious Achievement (PIMA) by the President of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. President Edgar C. Lungu.

Thu 08 Oct 2020, 11:54 | Tags: Alumni

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