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George Stead

George Stead, alumnus visit: top tips on the journey to becoming a lawyer

George Stead, Associate, Commercial Lawyer at Teacher Stern LLP graduated from Brighton Business School with a first in Law in Business LLB(Hons) in 2014. George completed his training contract at Gannons, London, now a successful Commercial lawyer for London firm Teacher Stern LLP, George came back on 12 November to speak to our Law students…

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Leon Deakin, Coffin Mew LLP

Client Interviewing: A Professional Insight from Coffin Mew

Our Law LLB students were recently joined by Leon Deakin of Coffin Mew LLP for their second client interviewing workshop. Having studied History as an undergraduate Leon took the Law conversion route to being a solicitor via the PGDL and then LPC at the College of Law London. After some work experience in the larger London firms…

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antique guns

Criminals are using antique weapons due to a loophole in UK law

W. Scott McGill/Shutterstock.com Helen Williamson, University of Brighton Antique guns are increasingly cropping up in violent crimes due to a lack of control around the sale, transfer and ownership of firearms made before 1939. Between 2008 and 2016, four fatalities were linked to the use of antique weapons, while the number of antiques recorded in…

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New book published on Complex Equality and the Court of Justice of the European Union

This week, our very own Richard Lang, senior lecturer in EU law has had his new book launched. The Court of Justice of the European Union has long drawn criticism for its almost total reliance on Aristotle’s doctrine that likes should be treated like, and unlikes unlike.  In this book, Richard Lang proposes that the EU’s…

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Graduation live feed

Congratulations to all our graduates today – we’re both proud and sad to see you go at the same time! We know you will all go on to great things, whichever path you choose – stay in touch and share your stories with us! If you want to watch our graduation ceremony live, which takes place…

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Home Office building

Q&A: what is the Tier 1 UK visa Roman Abramovich is trying to renew and why might it be delayed?

Jo Wilding, University of Brighton Roman Abramovich, the wealthy Russian owner of Chelsea Football Club, is awaiting a new UK visa after reports that his application to renew his previous one, which expired, has been delayed. Current high diplomatic tensions between Russia and the UK have led to speculation about the reasons for the delay….

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A protest outside the Home Office in early May against the immigration regime.

Paragraph 322(5): what the Home Office uses to refuse highly skilled migrants leave to remain in Britain

Jo Wilding is a PhD student, A protest outside the Home Office in early May against the immigration regime. Global Justice Now/flickr, CC BY   Amid the many recent criticisms of the British Home Office have come reports that “at least 1,000 highly skilled migrants” have been refused indefinite leave to remain in the UK. They…

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Rebecca Railton

Life after graduating with a Law LLB – Rebecca Railton

Rebecca Railton graduated with Law with Business LLB(Hons) in 2015. Rebecca’s now working as an Airport IT Contract Manager for Amadeus IT Group, based in Madrid. We asked Rebecca to tell us how she got her role and pass on any tips to current students. “In 2015 I graduated from Brighton University in LLB Law…

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picture of Zoe Ashworth with Asher Rospigliosi

Tales from the cutting edge of online retail marketing

To help celebrate International Women’s Day our Business Management, Marketing Management and Law students were invited to hear from Business graduate, Zoe Ashford. Zoe graduated from Brighton Business School in 2003 and has since gained over 12 years’ experience from senior digital marketing positions within the Arcadia Group, Debenhams, John Lewis and more recently as…

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Women of impact

Women of Impact: Dr Claire-Michelle Smyth

To mark International Woman’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Our Women of Impact web features demonstrates how our academic staff are achieving great things, working on the complex challenges facing society, educating and inspiring the next generation and making an impact in…

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