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Coronavirus: Law Assessments Update

Following on from the message received on Monday from the VC regarding the Coronavirus situation, Andrew Sanders, our Head of School has created this update to clarify the situation for all of our Law School students in order to avoid any confusion.

Wed 18 Mar 2020, 14:10 | Tags: Feature

Warwick Alumnus appointed Queen’s Counsel

Gurdeep Garcha, who read Law at Warwick from October 1992 to June 1995 was informed on the 15 January 2020 that Her Majesty the Queen had approved the Lord Chancellor’s recommendation that he be appointed Queen’s Counsel. Gurdeep will be formally be sworn in as silk at the Palace of Westminster on the 16 March 2020.

Tue 18 Feb 2020, 09:15 | Tags: Alumni, Feature

Local residents entertained, challenged and moved by Festival of Social Science

More than 500 people took part in the workshops, talks and activities organised by the University of Warwick for this year’s Festival of Social Science.

University researchers took to Coventry and Warwickshire’s streets, bars and community centres to share insights from their work and found an enthusiastic and interested audience.

Tue 19 Nov 2019, 14:22 | Tags: Staff in action, Feature

WLS participates in discussion on Legal Determinants of Health report

Dr Sharifah Sekalala participated in a panel discussion on Monday 28th October 2019 at Chatham House. The event launched The Lancet, O’Neill Institute and Georgetown University Commission on Health and Law report The Legal Determinants of Health.

Wed 30 Oct 2019, 10:00 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Feature

Warwick Law establishes partnership with LUISS

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.

Tue 29 Oct 2019, 14:18 | Tags: postgraduate, PG News, Feature

Warwick Law student awarded Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship

First year Warwick law student Daniel Nwanebu has been awarded the 2019 Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship.

The Scheme was devised to address the disproportionate under-representation of black men from less privileged backgrounds in large commercial law firms and the City of London.

Thu 24 Oct 2019, 08:42 | Tags: Award, undergraduate, Student Achievement, Funding, Feature

Warwick graduate secures internship with fellow alumna

Former Law student Beatriz da Silva recently completed an internship at Partners for Law in Development (PLD), a legal resource group founded by Warwick alumna Madhu Mehra who studied on our LLM programme back in 1992. 

Mon 21 Oct 2019, 09:35 | Tags: Alumni, Feature

Black History Month Exhibition

This summer, Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School asked our staff to come up with suggestions of books that have influenced their thinking on race, especially with regard to the law. We had some ideas of what books they might suggest, however their selections were a much more eclectic mix of books, podcasts and even music than we had expected. We hope you enjoy reading them and would love to hear any recommendations you may have.

Mon 07 Oct 2019, 14:07 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Feature

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