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LLB Law graduate Jasmin in her graduation robe

Law LLB graduate Jasmin on how she secured her legal career

Jasmin Brown graduated from our Law LLB(Hons) degree this summer and is now working as a paralegal in the Commercial/Corporate Department at Mayo Wynne Baxter, a Sussex-based law firm.  We caught up with her about what it was like on the course and how she kick-started her career in the legal profession.  “The degree itself…

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Elm House in the sunshine

Guest lectures for students on topical legal and social issues

In the last few years our Law, Society and Justice Research and Enterprise Group (LawSoJust REG) hosted a number of guest lectures for students and staff across the University of Brighton.  LawSoJust REG brings together academics and student researchers from law and other related social science disciplines who are active in the fields of social…

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Celebrating our class of 2022 graduates

On Tuesday 26 July we celebrated our School of Business and Law class of 2022 graduates. Their graduation ceremony was held at the Brighton Centre, opposite the iconic West Pier on the seafront. We then welcomed our graduates to continue the celebrations with us at the Old Ship Hotel. Here we held our Awards for…

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Veronica Povey gives keynote speech to students and staff in Elm House

Women in Leadership: Finance Director at Ministry of Defence inspires students and staff

On Wednesday 29 June our students and staff were joined by Veronica Povey, Finance Director (Head Office and Strategic Programmes) at the Ministry of Defence, as part of our Women in Leadership Series. The event was hosted in Elm House, the School of Business and Law’s new home on our Moulsecoomb campus, and kicked off with…

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students and businesses at the fair

Placements and Employability Fair

The Employability and Placements Team were delighted to hold the first in-person event for two years this week.   The Placements and Employability Fair took place in Elm House Atrium and was the last event of our Employability Week.   The fair was attended by recruiters from local and regional businesses who were offering opportunities…

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Jade Chalker: from law undergraduate to law postgraduate

We caught up with Jade Chalker, one of our Law students. Jade joined us in 2017 studying Law LLB and stayed and is now studying our International Law and Social Justice LLM. Why did you choose to study law? “I chose to study law as it helps you to think from a different perspective. The…

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Picture of Family Law scholarships Loren May Waddon and Alana Frawley flanked by Robert Williams and Alan Larkin from Family Law Partners

Students celebrate new Brighton law scholarships

The first students to receive new law scholarships offered by award-winning local firm Family Law Partners have been celebrated at the University of Brighton. Brighton-based Family Law Partners announced their Law Progression Scholarship with University of Brighton last April, designed to support students from lower income backgrounds through the entirety of their undergraduate studies. The…

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The winning team

Brighton to submit two winning law teams to this year’s national CEDR competition.

In their first semester, 24 of our law students from across all our law courses took part in an annual regional negotiations competition to determine who would go forward to represent Brighton at the national and international competition. The final took place on Tuesday 14 December with four pairs competing with judges Jay Barnett and Romy…

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Spotlighting violence against young women in gangs 

University of Brighton will host a webinar – From Hidden Girls to Visible Women – on 2 December as part of a wider campaign against gender-based violence. The free online event – entitled From Hidden Girls to Visible Women – has been organised by  University of Brighton criminology lecturer Dr Chris Magill and Dr Tirion…

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Brighton academic driving police action against night-time sexual harassment

A University of Brighton criminology expert is part of an ongoing initiative by Thames Valley Police to better tackle sexual harassment and assault at night. Dr Chris Magill is evaluating the impact of the scheme – called Project Vigilant – which is based on expert insights into ways to cut sexual harassment and assault on…

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