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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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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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Sussex v Brighton Annual Moot 2018

By Law LLB students, Anna Davis and Ranya Alshaiba The Annual Sussex v Brighton Mooting Challenge was held at Brighton University’s Huxley Building on the 26thNovember, sponsored by Howlett Clarke. Alison Bernard and Mitchell (Mitch) Howes represented Brighton. The moot problem was an appeal to the Supreme Court concerning the behaviour of a couple after…

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George Stead

George Stead, alumnus visit: top tips on the journey to becoming a lawyer

George Stead, Associate, Commercial Lawyer at Teacher Stern LLP graduated from Brighton Business School with a first in Law in Business LLB(Hons) in 2014. George completed his training contract at Gannons, London, now a successful Commercial lawyer for London firm Teacher Stern LLP, George came back on 12 November to speak to our Law students…

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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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