Brighton Business School

Inspiring journeys to work

Work ‘smart’ and do not let things you perceive as barriers hold you back: advice from Law alumni.

Zoe Bowler – a 2017 Brighton Law School graduate from our Law with Criminology LLB(Hons) degree is now a Trainee Solicitor at top law firm Charles Russell Speechlys. We caught up with Zoe for her take on how resilience can help you get the career you want, regardless of your A-level grades. “I received poor A-level grades which…

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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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Creative teaching and teaching creativity

As we continue to offer blended-learning to our students, two of our undergraduate lecturers, Midgie Thompson and Paul Levy have introduced an innovative approach to engaging students studying our second-year optional module, Creativity in Enterprise. Pre-Covid, this module was delivered in the traditional way of the lecturers sharing knowledge and experience in the classroom. With reduced…

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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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picture of Sahar Tobir

Alumni stories: “Dream big, dream far, and do the work that no one wants to do.”

Sahar Tobir, Legal Counsel/Data Protection Officer at APSIS International AB, describes her journey from a Law LLB(Hons) student at Brighton Business School to law professional and gives advice to current students on how to move forward in a positive way, despite the uncertain times. “Dear current students and future alumni, I am Sahar, Brighton class of…

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Jasmin leaning on law books

Jasmin’s lockdown tips to stay healthy

On of our law students has become a social media hit during the lockdown by combing study secrets with exercise tips. Jasmin Brown has attracted more than 2,000 Instagram and 430 Youtube followers with her philosophy that a healthy living – including power lifts in her garden – boosts the ability to study. She said:…

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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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Students from Sussex and Brighton go head-to-head at the annual mooting competition.

All rise for the annual Brighton & Hove City Intervarsity Mooting competition

The annual Brighton & Hove City Intervarsity Mooting Competition was held at University of Sussex and LLB Law students Natasha Charlesworth and Paige Macrae represented University of Brighton in the competition. The competition is hosted alternately by each university and this year the competition was held in the mooting room at Sussex’s Falmer campus.  The…

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Brighton Legal Clinic launches

University of Brighton pro-bono legal clinic open for business

A new pro-bono legal clinic at the University of Brighton will provide legal advice for members of the public on issues such as business, housing, employment and more. The clinic was launched by Brontie Ansell, Senior Lecturer in the Brighton Business School, and will see law students giving free legal advice to clients under the…

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