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Public Law’s Parliament & Supreme Court Trip 2017!

This year the Public Law Module had a great trip to visit Parliament and the Supreme Court! Here is an informative account of their guided tour, and the people they met along the way, written by Sarah Birch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ….

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Remembering Srebrenica: 10th May

The University of Brighton Business School, in collaboration with Remembering Srebrenica, are hosting a panel discussion to commemorate the genocide that occurred during the Bosnian/Serbian war. When: Wednesday 10th May – 14:00 Where: Mithras, M218 “On 6th April 1993, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 819, declaring that Srebrenica and a 30 square mile area…

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Second-Hand Clothing for the Homeless: 8th May

This year the Human Rights and Business Module are running a clothes drive for the homeless! From the week commencing Monday 8th May there will be bins placed by the Student Union reception in Cockroft and Mithras House main entrance; where you can drop off any unwanted clothing you would be happy to donate to a…

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Cripps Vacation Scheme: July 2017 – Deadline to Apply 30th April

Applications for the Cripps LLP summer vacation scheme are now open! The scheme is open to 2nd and 3rd year students and those studying the CPE, and will run from 3rd-17th July 2017, at their office in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Deadline to apply: 30th April 2017 More information about the scheme can be found here. And…

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Future Legal Mind 2017: Essay Submission

Future Legal Mind is a national award for UK resident students, set up by National Accident Helpline to recognise young legal talent. The award, run in association with legal industry publication Lawyer 2B, is now an annual scheme following its successful launch in 2014, aims to identify the next generation of high fliers in the…

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Legal Internship: Deadline Today!

Brighton and Hove Council are currently offering several internship roles in their legal department, and the applications are open to Brighton students! The deadline to apply is today The internship will be for one week in summer, and there are five legal department areas you can apply for: Litigation/SES (Social and Educational Services) Property Environment…

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Barrister Insight Day

The University of law are currently accepting pre-registered interest for their Barrister Insight Day, a special event aimed at aspiring barristers looking to find out more about life at the bar. The Insight Day will be taking place in November 2017. This event will provide you with practical advice on how to prepare and succeed in…

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Top Volunteering Opportunities: April

Here are some of the great volunteering opportunities currently available in the Brighton/Sussex area! Don’t underestimate the value of extra curricular activities on your CV – THEY ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS YOUR ACADEMICS. As a student you will never have more free time than you do now so take advantage of it! And here are…

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Baker McKenzie Event: 2nd May – Deadline to apply 14th April

Baker McKenzie will be hosting a fantastic event for Aspiring Solicitors members on 2nd May 2017, from 17.15 to 21.00. Attendees will take part in a simulation of a Mergers & Acquisitions deal, which aims to replicate the type of work a corporate trainee solicitor at Baker McKenzie undertakes.  Attendees will also network with members of the…

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LCQT: Questions, Answered

For those who couldn’t make it, here are some of the Law Careers Question Time panellist answers! It was a great evening, with some great contributions by both the professionals and students. Here are a couple of responses I managed to scribble down in time… . . . . . . . . . What…

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Recap: The Southern Varsities Mooting Competition

Written by Brighton Uni mooting competitor, Robert Murphy: On Saturday the 18th of May two teams from Brighton University took part in the Southern Varsities Moot Competition at the University of Sussex. Jamie Todd and I were the members of one team, and Ayanna White-Laurent and Kerry Levins were the other. In total there were nine…

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