School of Business and Law

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Chantal Frindall smiling

Welcome to the new faces of Brighton Business School 

We have two new members of teaching staff who have joined the school in December we welcome them to the school and hopefully will meet them in person as soon as is possible. Chantal Frindall joined our Law School in December 2020 as a Lecturer in Law.  Previously, Chantal worked as Law tutor in Land,…

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Trees lining a road and the same picture after the trees had been removed

The Business School pro bono Law Clinic provides successful advice

In November, our pro bono legal clinic was asked to give emergency legal advice to a northern city-based Tree Defenders Residents Group. The group were peacefully gathering, with Covid safe measures in place, around mature trees in the city. The residents were knitting, exercising and trying to stop the council contractors from felling the trees…

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Starting your course in 2020?

You’re going to have a brilliant time here and we can’t wait to meet you! To help you feel like you already Belong at Brighton our students and staff have created some information so you can get to know your school before you join us in the autumn. We’ll also be in touch over the summer…

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Winners of 2020 Brighton Law School heats

Negotiating their way to London

Students studying law at Brighton Law School flexed their negotiating skills against each other in an effort to win a place at the regional heats of the CEDR National Negotiating Competition in London on the 22nd February. The competition pits pairs of students against each other to negotiate a number of challenging fictional scenarios.  Students…

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BBS Graduation 2019

Watch graduation 2019 live

  It’s nearly time for the final University of Brighton graduation ceremony for our amazing Brighton Business School graduates, the hall is bustling with activity and there are some incredibly proud family and friends in the audience.  But if you couldn’t make it and want to watch the ceremony live then you can still watch…

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Zoe Swan on the panel at Legal Cheek conference

Putting wellbeing at the heart of legal education

Zoe Swan, Senior Lecturer in Law and Undergraduate Law Courses Leader at the University, and certified Health and Wellness Coach launched the ground-breaking wellbeing and resilience workshops for first-year undergraduate students earlier this academic year. Thought to be the first timetabled taught content of its kind on law degrees in the UK the classes consist…

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Professor Marie-Benedicte Dembour Professor of Law and Anthropology

€2.5 million win for ground-breaking human rights research

Marie-Benedicte Dembour, Professor of Law and Anthropology at the Brighton Business School, has won a prestigious European Council (ERC) funding award worth €2.5 million. The research project will shed light on the way evidence is collected, submitted and used by international human rights courts and aims to provide insight for the future benefit of victims of…

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Maximising Your University Experience

You know the saying, “you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone”? This is the feeling I fear after finishing university. I don’t want to look back on my time at university, facing the competitive job market, and regret not utilising the resources that were available to me. I’ve seen friends graduate in Summer…

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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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