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.
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.”
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.
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.
Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School, has been awarded a £5k ISRF grant to support her project: ‘There is no app for that, regulating health apps in Sub Saharan Africa.’
We are very excited to announce the winners of the 2020/21 Lacuna Writing Competition. We were impressed by the number and standard of the submissions. Each submission is worthy of praise and the competition has shown a real talent for storytelling in the Law School which is fantastic to see.
Second year Warwick law student Joshua Siriboe has been awarded the 2020 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.
Congratulations to two of our Law School colleagues who have gained Higher Education Academy recognition through the Warwick Academic and Professional Pathway for Experienced Staff (APP EXP).
The Mauricio Gastón Institute is pleased to announce Warwick Law School’s Dr Carolina Alonso Bejarano as one of the 2019 Andrés Torres Paper Series Awardees, supported by the Hildreth-Stewart Charitable Foundation.
The Journal of Common Market Studies has announced the winners of their Best Article Prize for 2019 as Governing Labour Standards through Free Trade Agreements: Limits of the European Union's Trade and Sustainable Development Chapters.