School of Business and Law

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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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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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