Victor Tadros (Professor of Criminal Law and Legal Theory at Warwick Law School) has been made a Fellow of the British Academy in recognition of his work on the philosophy of criminal law, the philosophy of war, and legal, moral and political philosophy. As a new British Academy Fellow, he joins an independent fellowship of more than 1400 world-leading scholars and researchers working in the humanities and social sciences. The Academy is also a funding body for research and a forum for debate and engagement.
In one of the largest studies of its kind, and the first in the UK, experts from Refuge and the University of Warwick School of Law looked at the experiences of more than 3500 of Refuge’s clients with the aim of informing policy and practice in relation to victims of abuse who are at an increased risk of suicide.
Last month, Titilayo Adebola, (recent PhD graduate and current sessional tutor at Warwick Law School), delivered a paper at a colloquium at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The working paper titled, ‘Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Access-Benefit Sharing Frameworks for Plant Biological and Genetic Resources in Nigeria’ was presented at the WTO as part of the 15th World Intellectual Property Organisation – World Trade Organisation (WIPO- WTO) Colloquium for Intellectual Property Teachers.
The Law School bid a fond farewell to one of our longest standing faculty members last week when we celebrated the work and contributions of Professor Hugh Beale. After more than three decades of teaching at Warwick, Hugh will be retiring in the summer and we couldn’t let him go without saying thank you.
The school marked this momentous occasion with a special seminar titled ‘Making Sense of Commercial and Contract Law’ and invited a number of Hugh’s colleagues and friends to deliver short presentations on the subject.
Dr Andreas Kokkinis from the GLOBE centre at Warwick Law School comments on the Airbus warning from a legal and regulatory perspective:-
‘‘The announcement made today by Airbus confirms what experts have been warning the public about for over two years..."
UK companies need to act now to prepare for the loss of the EU right to freedom of establishment, advises Law School legal expert
The third paper in a new GLOBE Centre Policy Brief Series was published yesterday. The Future of UK-EU Corporate Mobility explores the risk that, after Brexit, UK companies operating in the EU could cease to be recognised by their host nations. This could lead to contracts and claims being deemed unenforceable and shareholders could become exposed to unlimited personal liability. Businesses with an EU presence, their shareholders and their creditors should act now to understand the risks.
Staff, LLM students and Warwick alumni came together last month to discuss career opportunities and the realities of life after graduation. The Alumni/LLM Employability and Networking reception took place down at our Warwick in London offices near Kings Cross, and offered current students the opportunity to learn from the experiences of our law alumni and seek advice about their futures.
Earlier this month, Assistant Professor at Warwick Law School, Dr Laura Lammasniemi participated in the first workshops for the Indian Feminist Judgment Project (FJP) held in O. P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat in India. We caught up with Laura to find out more.