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Alumnus Joseph Dion Ngute appointed as Prime Minister of Cameroon

Warwick Law School postgraduate alumnus Joseph Dion Ngute has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Cameroon. Dion Ngute took office on 5 January 2019, replacing Philemon Yang, the country’s longest-serving Prime Minister.

Tue 15 January 2019, 15:04 | Tags: postgraduate, Alumni, Student Achievement, PG News, PhD

Warwick Law Student Recognised as Leader in Social Mobility

Law student Faryaal Aziz has been recognised as an outstanding contributor to social mobility at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards hosted by Baroness Helena Kennedy in the House of Lords on December 13. Faryaal, 19, who is in her second year studying Law at the University of Warwick, was one of four Warwick students recognised at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards.

Thu 20 December 2018, 09:31 | Tags: Award, Student Achievement

Warwick Law School Welcomes New Head of Department

Professor Andrew Sanders has been appointed as the new Chair of Warwick Law School.

Andrew will formally take office on 1 January 2019 taking over from Vanessa Munro who has been chair of the department since January this year and doing a fantastic job.


Tue 11 December 2018, 10:00 | Tags: Feature

Andreas takes part in East Asia university visit

Dr Andreas Kokkinis took part in a University visit to Malaysia and Singapore last month along with Professor John Rudd from WBS and Dr Dennis Novy from Economics. The visit formed part of a delegation headed by the Provost, Professor Christine Ennew and took place from 26-28 November 2018.

Fri 07 December 2018, 13:38 | Tags: Staff in action

Law School appoints alumnus as new external examiner

Warwick Law School has appointed alumnus Wouter Vandenhole from the University of Antwerp as our new external examiner for the International Development Law and Human Rights LLM.

Wouter studied on our LLM in Law and Development back in 1994/95 having graduated in law at the University of Leuven in Belgium. He also holds a PhD from the University of Leuven.

Thu 06 December 2018, 11:37 | Tags: Alumni, PG News, idlhr

Celine Tan comments on the challenges facing the G20

As the G20 meet in Buenos Aires Dr Celine Tan, Associate Professor at the School of Law, assesses how has the presidency of Argentina focused the summit and what are the challenges they face?
Fri 30 November 2018, 14:29 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Staff in action

Dallal Stevens to speak on refugees right to education

Dr Dallal Stevens, Reader at Warwick Law School, has been invited to present at an international expert meeting on public policies supporting the Right to Education of refugees. The meeting will take place from the 13-14 December in Barcelona.

The event will contribute towards Human Rights Day 2018, which marks the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Fri 30 November 2018, 08:23 | Tags: Presentation at an external location, Staff in action

Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner comments on CMA action against Viagogo

Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner, Director of our LLM programme in International Commercial Law, comments on the enforcement action taken by the CMA against Viagogo:

"The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has completed its long-running enforcement action against so-called secondary ticketing websites, with a court order obliging Viagogo, one such website, to comply with consumer protection rules on secondary ticketing.

Thu 29 November 2018, 14:45 | Tags: Staff in action, icl

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