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Browse news stories published by the Leicester Law School.

2020

  • Baroness Hale Scholarship and Gray’s Inn Law Journal Publication for LLM Employment Law student
  • Athena SWAN Award for Leicester Law School
  • New book on law and the management of modern, complex contracts 

2019

  • AHRC Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU applicants
  • The eighth Medical Law Mooting Competition, 7 December 2019
  • Graduate Teaching Assistants to give keynote at the Association of Law Teachers’ Early Careers Symposium
  • Leicester students runners up in ESU Essex Moot Competition 2019
  • Debating the role of professional writing in law schools today
  • Leicester Pro Bono group shortlisted for national award
  • Law student shortlisted in Undergraduate of the Year Awards
  • Student success at international mooting competition
  • Prize for research exploring law student perceptions of PhD tutors
  • PhD Success: The Right to Education as Cultural Imperialism: Through the OLPC Project, Anna Kweskin
  • PhD Award: Intellectual Property Rights and the Seller Liability, Esra Kiraz
  • Dr Anne Witt awarded prestigious fellowship at New York University
  • Dr Vidya Kumar invited by a UN independent expert to speak at race and human rights symposium in Los Angeles
  • Leicester Law School Professor takes up Judicial Appointment
  • Prestigious funding award for conference on the future of migrants’ rights
  • Law School lecturer presents at UN Committee
  • Employability skills embedded into innovative Employment Law module
  • Radio Leicester visits the University of Leicester’s Free Legal Advice Clinic
  • 'Expert' professor Adam Cygan to discuss Parliament’s Brexit options

2018

  • Dr Anne Witt shortlisted for ‘the Oscars of the antitrust community’
  • The University of Leicester Medical Law Mooting Competition 2018
  • Launch of 'Access to Law with Morgan Stanley' programme
  • Voluntary Redress and Energy Consumers Dissemination Event
  • Student success at international arbitration competition
  • Leicester Law School screening of documentary on the asylum process, 23 October 2018
  • Masood Ahmed appointed commentator of court rules on Open Justice
  • Seminar: Crimes Against Animality: International Animal Rights Law for the 21st Century, 17 October 2018
  • Superstar Awards for Leicester Law School staff
  • Energy justice in a changing market: an inter-disciplinary workshop, May 2018
  • Law School Graduation Summer 2018
  • Professional Negligence Adjudication Pilot Scheme - Report and recommendations by Associate Professor Masood Ahmed
  • Leicester academic’s research to be presented in European Parliament
  • Law School raises over £500 to support free legal aid in the local community
  • New study examines the role of gender in the collaborative economy
  • The Dame Frances Patterson Human Rights Mooting Competition 2018 
  • Leicester academic becomes contributor to international blog on 'Regulating for Globalisation'
  • University of Leicester Canadian Law Intervarsity Mooting Competition
  • Dr Melissa Bone shares in £300k ESRC research grant
  • Student pro bono project features on BBC Radio 4
  • Law School student group featured in legal magazine
  • Leicester Law School society wins ‘Best law society overall’ award
  • Inspiring Women from Leicester Law School
  • Leicester Law School in Kazakhstan
  • Professor Bernard Ryan awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship
  • Leicester academic invited to present her latest research at ABA/NYU Next Generation of Antitrust Scholars Conference

2017

  • Law professor contributes to guidance on museum closures
  • Research student presents at International Deaf Academics Conference in Copenhagen
  • Winner of Best Student Engagement, Student Law Society Awards 2017
  • Discovering Excellence Award for Employment Law team
  • Law Lecturer to speak on Improving Access to Justice
  • Leicester Law School research student presents at the 2017 SLSA conference
  • Leicester Law School Nominated in Discovering Excellence Awards 2017
  • Leicester Law School Hosts a Study Visit for Polish Students
  • Law Professor Quoted and Cited on Medical Treatment and Risk by Singapore Court of Appeal
  • Bereavement: Emeritus Professor Mark Thompson
  • Pro Bono award for Leicester law school students
  • Scholarship Success for Faculty of Law Finalist
  • Professor Peter Jaffey cited in the Supreme Court
  • Leicester Law School students awarded work experience prizes by Shakespeare Martineau
  • Law Lecturer presents on civil justice in the digital age, discusses litigation funding and discusses English judicial approaches to conflict resolution
  • Dr Dawn Watkins selected as finalist in research impact awards
  • Law lecturer appointed as independent adviser to the European Parliament
  • Dr Anne Witt publishes monograph on EU Antitrust Law
  • Leicester Law Student wins European Prize for Eloquence 2017
  • Lord Neuberger Presidential Address at the University of Leicester
  • Leicester academics’ work on the European Convention on Human Rights published widely in Russia
  • Leicester Law School research news January 2017

2016

  • Migration Law Research: House of Lords Report on Brexit, the United Kingdom and Ireland
  • Leicester Law students on the BBC
  • Law Professor speaks at Nobel Prize Nominee Nadia Murad's public lecture
  • International Law in Africa Network
  • Law Fair 2016
  • Research on Consumer Vulnerability
  • Canadian Excellence Scholarship Winners 2016
  • Expert Study Group on African International Criminal Justice
  • Leicester Law School academics participate in the OUP inaugural ‘Celebrating Excellence in Law Teaching’ Conference at Oxford University
  • Masood Ahmed appointed as Assistant Editor of Civil Justice Quarterly
  • Dr Ed Bates presentation at the European Court of Human Rights
  • Steve Evans finalist in National Law Lecturer of the Year Award 2016
  • Law School Graduation Summer 2016
  • Staff and students take part in Leicester Legal Walk
  • Research students receive Teaching Partnership Award
  • Leicester Law School acting to widen access to legal profession
  • Katja Ziegler organises session at American Society of International Law conference in Washington DC
  • Dr Stelios Andreadakis provides expert contribution at European Parliament
  • Dr Reza Beheshti awarded research scholarship by the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
  • Research student to present at SLS Annual Conference 2016
  • Canadian recruitment presentations – March 2016
  • Legal academics from Leicester invited to talk at the University of Malaga on energy and vulnerable consumers
  • Lecturer appointed to the Civil Procedure Rule Committee
  • Collective school worship/religious observance report featured by the BBC

2015

  • 2015 University of Leicester Medical Law Mooting Competition final
  • Law professor invited to give evidence to Scottish Parliament
  • Canadian recruitment presentations – November 2015
  • Dr Gemma Turton presents the annual Nigel and Margaret Colley Memorial Lecture
  • Law Professor interviewed by BBC on drone strike
  • Lecturer awarded a British Academy research grant
  • Law student team reaches quarterfinals of international competition law moot
  • Law staff member appointed to the AHRC Peer Review College
  • Final year law student wins iPad in NSS prize draw
  • Senior Lecturer will serve on Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Committee
  • University of Leicester law graduate wins ‘Junior Lawyer of the Year’
  • PhD award: UNCITRAL Model Law in International Commercial Arbitration
  • Law success at the 2015 Student Awards
  • Doctoral lecture: Henry Jones speaks on the role of colonialism in the history of international law
  • Praise for inaugural Midlands Postgraduate Law Conference
  • PhD success: A comparative study on the effectiveness of the EU Race Equality Directive
  • Senior Lecturer invited as academic expert by the European Commission
  • PhD success: Facilitative Secularism
  • Law staff publish articles in influential book about Fundamental Rights in Europe
  • CharterClick! project to detect violations of Fundamental Rights
  • Evaluation of a novel alternative dispute resolution scheme
  • Canadian Recruitment Presentations – March 2015
  • CELI Awarded Major EU Grant
  • Law School SSRN e-Journal 2015 issue 1

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