School of Business and Law

Inspiring journeys to work

Toni Hilton, Dean of the School of Business and Law

Celebrating the School of Business and Law Awards for Excellence 2023

The School of Business and Law hosted our annual Awards for Excellence on Friday 21 July 2023 at the Sallis Benney Theatre, at our city campus. The event was a celebration of academic achievements and excellence among our graduating students, with awards recognising their dedication and hard work. Our 2023 sponsored award winners The Bright…

Continue Reading

Three summer school students smiling in their graduation gowns

Business and law summer school success

We welcomed 20 students on campus earlier this month to attend a three-day business and law summer school. Our summer school is a chance for year 12 students to take part in a free project-based university experience. Students get a taste of what to expect if they choose to come to uni, as well as…

Continue Reading

Two professionals working together

New partnership with local law practice

The School of Business and Law is excited to announce a new collaboration with Stowe Family Law Brighton. Stowe Family Law specialise in divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships and associated matters, including financial settlements and arrangements for children. They also have expertise in care proceedings and adoption. Stowe are offering the highest performing Brighton Law…

Continue Reading

At the screening of ‘The Mauritanian’ at the University of Brighton on April 28, 2023: Andy Worthington, Law Lecturer Sara Birch, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Steve Wood, and Lottie Newcombe and Hannah Klein, the two law students who organised the event.

University welcomes former Guantanamo detainee to meet with law students

Former Guantanamo detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi was welcomed to meet with law students at the University of Brighton. ​​On 28 April 2023, over 100 students and guests attended an event organised by law lecturer Sara Birch and two second year law students, Hannah Klein and Lottie Newcombe (members of the Brighton University Amnesty Society) in…

Continue Reading

Two professionals working together

Module insight: Justice and Practice – Community Legal Clinic

The Justice and Practice – Community Legal Clinic module gives you the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of the world of a legal practitioner by working in our pro bono legal clinic. This module begins with intensive workshops to build your skills and knowledge of relevant areas of the law. You’ll then apply these skills…

Continue Reading

Student mooters with acting judge

Uni of Brighton and Uni of Sussex intervarsity mooting final

The intervarsity moot finale took place on Tuesday 7 March at the University of Brighton. Our mooting competition allows Brighton Law School students to compete against other law students in a mock trial, where two sides argue a point of law in front of an acting judge who decides which side wins. Our mock judge…

Continue Reading

Law students and lecturer Gillian Keenan

Congratulations to our winning law student negotiators

Our Brighton Law School students took part in the negotiations competition final on Tuesday 10 January. Four teams of law students competed against each other and our judges were solicitors Jay Barnett and Lydia Goodward from DMH Stallard. Congratulations to our winner – Tom McCanlis, and our runners up – Laura Verity and Irina Do…

Continue Reading

Fourth-year law student Sara

Fourth-year law student leads mindfulness session as part of wellbeing week

LLB Law student Sara recently finished an internship at London law firm – Universa Law, so understands all about having a busy schedule and needing to unwind. As part of wellbeing week, Sara led a mindfulness session for students and staff. The session started with breathing exercises and then moved on to colour therapy, both…

Continue Reading

Richard Ager, barrister and co-founder of University of Brighton Legal Clinic, with two law students

University of Brighton Legal Clinic welcome event for new students, supervising lawyers and academics

Earlier this month our University of Brighton Legal Clinic hosted their welcome drinks for a new cohort of student volunteers, and the team of lawyers and academics who will be supporting them. The pro bono legal clinic provides our community with free legal advice from our Brighton Law School students, who gain qualifying work experience…

Continue Reading

Andrew Stephens speaks to our students

Brighton barrister Andrew Stephens gives students insight into a career at the Criminal Bar

On 29 September Brighton Law School hosted their first annual law lecture, providing an opportunity for students to hear first-hand what life is like as a barrister. ‘Life in Law: The Current State of the Criminal Bar’ was led by guest speaker Andrew Stephens, Head of Crime at Brighton’s Westgate Chambers.  A number of legal professionals…

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 10
Skip to toolbar