Publication: ‘Decolonisation and Legal Knowledge’ by Dr Foluke Adebisi 13 March 2023 Bristol University Press has published a new book by University of Bristol Law School Associate Professor, Dr Foluke Adebisi. ‘Decolonisation and Legal Knowledge: Reflections on Power and Possibility’ provides an essential examination of the meanings of decolonisation and explores how this examination can inform teaching, researching, and practising of law.
- A deeper understanding of the law: Q&A with MA Student Yenli Nguyen 17 March 2023 Second-year MA Law student Yenli Nguyen was recognised for legal work experience undertaken overseas at the Law School’s recent International Internship Scheme Scholar (IISS) awards. We caught up with her in a Q&A about the MA and the transferable skills it pushes you to develop, her extra-curricular activities and her favourite things about Bristol. She also has some great advice for new students.
- Publication: ‘Decolonisation and Legal Knowledge’ by Dr Foluke Adebisi 13 March 2023 Bristol University Press has published a new book by University of Bristol Law School Associate Professor, Dr Foluke Adebisi. ‘Decolonisation and Legal Knowledge: Reflections on Power and Possibility’ provides an essential examination of the meanings of decolonisation and explores how this examination can inform teaching, researching, and practising of law.
- A fantastic and unforgettable year: Q&A with LLM Graduate Matias Guarda 10 March 2023 Ahead of our Postgraduate Open Day on 22 March, we caught up with recent graduate and winner of the prize for Best Performance in the LLM International Commercial Law, Matias Guarda, as he shared his inspiration for coming to Bristol, what he loved about the city, and his plans for the future.
- Exploring Careers in Social Justice: Q&A with alumna Sydney-Anne McAllister 8 March 2023 This International Women’s Day we caught up with feminist activist and Law School alumna Sydney-Anne McAllister (LLB 2020), in a Q&A about her work in the charity sector, founding not-for-profit lobby-protest organisations, and her advice to students just starting their journey into Law at Bristol.
- Law graduates recognised in Alumni Awards 2023 3 March 2023 Each year, the University of Bristol recognises alumni who have made remarkable contributions to society through the Alumni Awards. Among the 2023 winners are Law School alumni politician The Rt Hon. the Lord Paul Boateng; international human rights lawyer Ben Emmerson CBE KC; and recent graduate and barrister Raeesa Rajmohamed.
- New diversity mentoring scheme launched in collaboration with law firm, Burges Salmon 28 February 2023 Law students from underrepresented backgrounds will be offered exclusive access to a top UK law firm, Burges Salmon through a new mentoring partnership with the University of Bristol Law School.
- Celebrating our February 2023 graduates and prize winners 15 February 2023 This week the Law School celebrated students graduating from our postgraduate programmes, with particular congratulations to our prize winners who attended a ceremony in Bristol on Tuesday 14 February.
- Launching soon: Centre for Private and Commercial Law 20 January 2023 The Law School is delighted to announce the launch of a new centre of research. The Centre for Private and Commercial Law (CPCL) is an international centre of excellence for critical scholarship, teaching and public engagement with private and commercial law.
- Professor Judy Laing cited in government report on new Mental Health Bill 19 January 2023 Today the House of Commons and House of Lords Joint Committee, appointed to consider the Government's draft Bill to reform the Mental Health Act 1983, published its report. With years of extensive research in the area of mental health law, policy and human rights, the Law School’s Professor Judy Laing has been active in shaping and responding to the Draft Mental Health Bill, which has important implications for the health and wellbeing of thousands of people in England and Wales.
- Legal experts contribute to House of Commons AI governance inquiry 18 January 2023 Written evidence submitted by the Law School’s Dr Philippa Collins, Kit Fotheringham and Professor Albert Sanchez-Graells has been published by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee to its inquiry on 'Governance of artificial intelligence' (AI).