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New training site helps children understand their rights to citizenship 3 August 2017 A new online resource, produced by the Law School’s Dr. Devyani Prabhat in collaboration with the Project for Registration of Children as British Citizens, provides clarity to the registration process.
  • New training site helps children understand their rights to citizenship 3 August 2017 A new online resource, produced by the Law School’s Dr. Devyani Prabhat in collaboration with the Project for Registration of Children as British Citizens, provides clarity to the registration process.
  • Human Rights Implementation Centre involved in new film 3 August 2017 This week saw the release of a short-animated film to raise public awareness surrounding human rights abuses at sea – abuses that often occur out of sight and out of mind.
  • Dr Judy Laing provides expert advice on mental health and detention rights 1 August 2017 Throughout July, Dr Judy Laing has been involved in high-profile sessions discussing detention rights of people living with mental health problems – particularly those held in prisons and psychiatric units.
  • Professor Michael Ford QC celebrates ground-breaking judgement on Tribunal Fees 26 July 2017 Today marked a victory for common law, and for the Law School’s Professor Ford, as the Supreme Court handed down a ground-breaking judgment on Tribunal Fees.
  • Law Students Imagine Africa’s Future 26 July 2017 SOAS event inspires as students explore the future trends, changes and debates likely to shape the African continent.
  • Why I chose to volunteer. Q&A with Law Clinic Summer Intern. 19 July 2017 Volunteering is a great way to get future employers to notice you. There are many opportunities with charities and not-for-profit organisations that will illustrate your desire to build the soft skills that can make such a difference in an interview process. This year, Serena Crawshay-Williams has been volunteering for the Law Clinic and is now working over the summer to ensure its services are available year-round. In this Q&A she discusses why she chose to volunteer - and the invaluable skills she's learnt in preparation for a career in law.
  • Award winning graduates: Interview with Tristan Goodman 18 July 2017 Each year the Law School recognises those who went above and beyond during their time studying at the University. This year, more students than ever before achieved a first-class degree, making for tough competition in achieving an award for excellence. Tristan Goodman came top in the year for the LLB programme. Here he talks about his experiences whilst at university, his training contract with Slaughter and May and his involvement in Dicta.
  • Stay connected - Join us on LinkedIn 14 July 2017 Over 1,000 University of Bristol Law graduates are members of our Law School alumni LinkedIn group, making it a great platform for acquiring careers advice, hearing about new opportunities and sharing your own experience and knowledge with alumni of all ages and professions.
  • Professor of Law and UN expert:"Ending torture needs fresh commitment from every UN Member State" 27 June 2017 To mark International Day for the Victims of Torture, Sir Malcolm Evans, Professor of Law and Chair of the UN Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture, joins with other UN experts to strongly reaffirm that the practice of torture is a severe violation of human rights
  • New research shows paid McKenzie Friends operating mostly outside the courtroom 13 June 2017 New research published today by the Universities of Cardiff and Bristol shows that the bulk of work undertaken by paid McKenzie Friends is delivered outside court, with very few seeking actively to represent their litigant in person clients in the court room.
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