Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
We are delighted to announce that one of our recent graduates has been awarded The University’s Outstanding Student Contribution Award (OSCA) for 2023.
The University of Warwick recently announced new honorary graduates as part of the summer 2023 graduation ceremonies. At today’s ceremony (Friday 21st July) former Law student Bience Gawanas will be awarded one of these honorary degrees in recognition of her outstanding contributions and achievements.
Yomi Adegoke, who studied on our 3 year LLB degree and graduated in 2014 will have her debut novel ‘Slay In Your Lane’ adapted into new TV programme ‘The List’ with HBO Max, BBC and A24 as partners. Yomi is a British journalist who writes about the intersection of race, feminism and popular culture.
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Wajma Zazai, who studied on our Law 3 Year LLB, and graduated in 2022, has written our latest Lacuna article titled: 'The Screen: Watching Afghanistan suffer from afar.' Wajma was awarded the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Scholarship from the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple to support her Bar Vocational Studies at City, University of London.
Ruby Turok-Squire, who studied her LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights at Warwick Law School, and graduated in 2021, published an article last month for our Lacuna magazine titled: 'Building a human rights career: How to be a human rights lawyer, journalist or humanitarian.'
Emma Tetsill, who studied on our Law 3 year LLB degree and graduated in 2022, has written a touching story titled 'My Grandad and Covid - with underlying health conditions in care home, his life was no less valuable'. The heartfelt piece was recently published by our Lacuna Magazine and addresses the tragic human cost of the pandemic and government neglect.
Not only has law graduate Jessica Tinubu (LLB Law, 2022) been inspired by the trailblazing women she knows, but as one of Powerful Media’s Future Leaders, she is now an inspiration to others. An alumna of all trades, Jessica founded a start-up stationery business and has amassed a following of more than 13,000 on TikTok where she shares advice about Warwick and her law degree. And she’s only just getting started.
Jack Cane, who studied on our Law 3 year LLB degree from 2016-2019, has written our latest Warwick Law Careers Blog, ‘How not to be a lawyer - a career in lawtech.’ Jack, who now works as a LawtechUK Executive, writes about an alternative career in law and his experience of navigating the job market during the pandemic.
Powerful Media’s Future Leaders 2022/23 list recognises 150 of Britain’s most outstanding Black university students, including Law graduate Precious Odunaiya (LLB Law, 2022). She shares what leadership means to her, and how following your passion is everything.
Sophia Hesling, who studied on our Law 3 year LLB degree and graduated this summer, has written an article for Legal Cheek sharing her top tips to application success. The article ‘What I wish I knew before applying for training contracts’ was published on 1 September 2022. Sophia is an events coordinator for Legal Cheek and a future trainee at Eversheds Sutherland.
Recent LLB graduate Eunice Soo is following in her mother's footsteps to become a lawyer in Malaysia, where she hopes to give back to her community. Together they shared what graduation means to them and the power scholarships can have to change lives.
Sunduzwayo Madise, who studied on our PhD programme from 2013 to 2017, has been appointed as Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Malawi. Sundu says he pays tribute to the WLS and the University for moulding him into the academic, and leader he is today.