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Warwick Law School alumnus, Justice Sambhaji Shiwaji Shinde who studied on our LLM has been recommended as the next Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court.
'Window-dressing' in the COVID-19 pandemic: The troubling story behind the rainbows in the windows has been published in our Lacuna Magazine. The author, Amanda Kowalczyk, who is currently studying part-time on our LLM in Advanced Legal Studies, won Lacuna's 2021 Warwick Law School Writing Competition for her story about the impact of the Covid lockdown on children.
Laura, who studied on our LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights back in 2006, has dedicated her career to helping others through her work in humanitarian and international aid. Now working for the International Committee of the Red Cross, Laura looks at how technology can have both a positive and negative impact on wellbeing across the globe.
Every year, several awards and prizes are granted to a selection of our graduating students to recognise and celebrate the success of our top performers! We are proud to announce this year's winners.
Nudrat Hussain Khan, a World Bank Scholar who studied on our LLM in International Economic Law from 2007-2008, was selected by the British Council to share her experience of studying at Warwick Law School and the adversity she faced to get here. Her inspiring story was featured in the March 2020 issue of their Study UK Magazine. Here she provides a condensed version for the Law School. Read Nudrat's full article on pages 29-30 of the digital magazine.
Current PhD student Harpreet Kaur Paul's article on 'Who should pay up for Climate Carnage?' has been featured in Novara Media this month.
Harpreet is also co-founder of Tipping Point UK, a movement which aims to help people from all communities and backgrounds use their power to take bold and regular action in order to win climate justice.
Our 2019/20 postgraduate students graduate in absentia this week. Each year, we recognise the students who achieved the best overall performance in their class. Congratulations to both our prize winners and the rest of the graduating class.
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.
Marie Pillon was our first PhD candidate to defend her thesis virtually during the start of lockdown. Marie shares her experience and some top tips for other PhD students taking part in a virtual viva.
Warwick LLM alumna Maura McNally SC has been elected Chair of the Council of The Bar of Ireland, the second-ever female head of the body that represents the bulk of the State’s barristers.
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Former Warwick Law School student Dr Chikosa Silungwe was appointed by Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera as the new Attorney-General of Malawi last month. When asked about his new role, Chikosa shared, “it's a huge responsibility reposed in me to serve the people of Malawi.”
The University of Warwick is offering all Warwick alumni a 10% discount on their fees if they choose to study another degree with us.
The Law School is offering to top this up to 20% for Warwick graduates to study on our LLM programmes.