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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.