Warwick Law School News
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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.
Sarah Ombija, a final year PhD student supervised by Professor Dalvinder Singh, recently joined the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), an interdisciplinary academic research institute at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, as the regulatory researcher for Sub Saharan Africa (SSA).
Beelam Ramzan who studied on our LLM in International Economic Law has written a post for The News International.
Each year, we present the students who achieved the best overall result in their class with a certificate and a small prize. The presentations took place at our graduation reception following on from the ceremony.
The Law School is proud to announce that Arvind Narrain, former postgraduate law student at the University of Warwick has been named as the inaugural recipient of our Dwijen Rangnekar award for contributions to social justice.
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.
The Law School will once again be offering our postgraduates two funded internships in India related to public interest litigation provided by the Kapila and Nirmal Hingorani Foundation.
We caught up with last year’s participants to see how they got on.