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Environmental Law Student Conference 2018

Elena Blanco, Associate Professor and Acting Head of the Environmental Law Research Unit hosted this year’s event at UWE on ...
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The Duke of York opens Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School

The University of the West of England’s flagship £55 million business building has been officially opened by The Duke of ...
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Elena Blanco takes part in Repair Acts Project

Elena Blanco was invited to take part in the exciting network of artists, social scientists, lawyers, environmental and social justice ...
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Workshop ‘The Future of the Commons’ with Keynote Speaker David Bollier

Photo by Liam Pozz  On 28 February 2018 while Dr Philippe Karpe, Visiting Scholar of the Environmental Law Research Unit ...
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The Old Library

Free seminar: Community asset transfers: legal and practical issues

The UWE Bristol Pro Bono Unit, in conjunction with The Old Library, will be holding a free seminar on Thursday ...
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Client Interviewing competition

Bristol Law School students come second in Client Interviewing Competition national finals

On Saturday 10th March 2018, a team from UWE Bristol coached by Suzaan Rowley (solicitor, Legal Practice Course) and Victoria ...
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Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School

We want your feedback on the new Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School building

As part of an exciting new research project, the Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School are looking to gather ...
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Panel Discussion with Christian Dadomo, Dr Clair Gammage and Dr Maria Garcia: Brexit and Trade Relations

The talk was organised by the lecturers of the module ‘EU Law’ offered to Year 3 students and the International ...
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International Women’s Day at UWE Bristol

Come help us celebrate the entrepreneurial, political, social and cultural achievements of women, and their acts of courage and determination ...
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Student blog post: Common Reporting Standards – Criminal Information Nowhere to Hide?

This post (edited for publication) is contributed to our blog as an excerpt from an LLM Dissertation by Yen Lai. Views expressed ...
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Former Bristol Law Society President donates collection to UWE Bristol Law School

John Lyes, a past president of Bristol Law Society, has donated his collection of books and materials on the history ...
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Bristol Law School and Stowe Family Law enter into collaborative relationship

This week Bristol Law School announced that they will be entering into a collaborative relationship with Stowe Family Law (SFL) ...
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Guest Talk – Dr Lorenzo Pasculli: The Impact of Brexit on Integrity and Corruption: Local and Global Challenges

The talk was organised by the Commercial Law Unit and the International Law and Human Rights Unit on behalf of ...
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Centre for Applied Legal Research to present at SLSA Conference 2018 

The Annual Conference of the Socio-Legal Scholars Association is one of the high points of the legal academic calendar, and ...
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PSU Murder Mystery Fundraising Event – March 21

On March 21, a group of MA Event Management students are hosting a networking event with a twist. Join them ...
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Bristol Law School students come 2nd in the regional heat of the Client Interviewing Competition

On Saturday 10th February, UWE Bristol hosted the regional heat of the Client Interviewing Competition. The Client Interviewing Competition is ...
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The Law Team with Rachel Wood

UWE Law students win big at two national mediation competitions

Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) students, David Forster and Sara Harrison-Fisher, represented UWE Bristol at the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators ...
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Guest Talk – Professor Emily Reid: Securing the Future of the World Trade Organisation

In November, Professor Emily Reid from Southampton Law School gave a guest talk entitled "Securing the Future of the World ...
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Rt Hon David Lammy MP launches 2018 Equity Speaker Series at UWE Bristol

Rt Hon David Lammy MP, author of the Lammy Review launched the 2018 Equity Speaker Series on Wednesday 24 January at the ...
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IPO Develops New Tools For Universities

Marcus Keppel-Palmer, the Associate Head for the Faculty of Business and Law for Pro Bono, was one of the panel members working ...
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Professor Laurent Pech’s Distinguished Professorial Address – UWE, 30 November 2017

On 30 November 2017 the Bristol Law School welcomed Laurent Pech, Professor of European Law and holder of the Jean ...
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2017 in lights

Bristol Law School 2017 Round Up

As 2017 comes to a close we want to share with you some of our highlights from the past year: ...
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Presentation of a Paper on Russia and International Law at a Symposium on Hybrid Warfare at the Swedish Defence University

In the last few decades the concept of ‘hybrid warfare’ has gained prominence in international security studies. Although there is ...
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Bristol Law School: Entering the Legal Profession Fair 2017 – Wednesday 29 November

Are you interested in a career in the legal profession? If so, this event is for you, as you will ...
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Professor Nic Ryder on Paradise Papers: UK’s complex tax code and complacency leads to more tax avoidance

Post taken from the Research, Business and Innovation Blog. Nicholas Ryder, who is a Professor in Financial Crime at the ...
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Amnesty International Expert Meeting on Brass Plate Companies and Illicit Weapons Trafficking

Following Dr Mary Alice Young's participation at the Amnesty International Expert Meeting on Brass Plate Companies and Illicit Weapons Trafficking ...
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National Pro Bono Week

Author: Marcus Keppel-Palmer, Associate Head of Department, Pro Bono  This week is National Pro Bono week running from 6th to ...
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Guest Talk: Adam Reuben – Climate Refugees: The Science, the People, the Jurisprudence and the Future

In October 2017 Fores, an independent think tank dedicated to furthering entrepreneurship and sustainable development through liberal solutions to meet ...
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Bristol Law School success at the Bristol Law Society Awards

Bristol Law School had great successes at the annual Bristol Law Society Awards with a UWE student winning Student of ...
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Student post: Are the Legal Regimes Governing Piracy Efficient?

This post (edited for publication) is contributed to our blog as part of a series of work produced by students ...
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Student blog: How Can a State Control Pollution around its Landmass?

Author: Adrianna Nowak This post (edited for publication) is contributed to our blog as part of a series of work produced ...
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Pro Bono work at the Bristol Law School

Original post taken from the Research, Business and Innovation blog . Author: Jeremy Allen  Whilst at UWE Bristol, students studying within ...
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Student blog: The UWE Freedom of Speech Policy and the European Convention on Human Rights

Author: Xavier Baker This post (edited for publication) is contributed to our blog as part of a series of work ...
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Student blog: How Does the UN Contribute to International Peace and Security by Means of ‘Peacekeeping’?

Author Jade Trill  This post (edited for publication) is contributed to our blog as part of a series of work ...
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Student blog: What Are the Key Characteristics and Legal Achievements of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)?

Author: Mohammed Motara This post (edited for publication) is contributed to our blog as part of a series of work produced ...
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Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School Research Showcase

Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School invite you to their Research Showcase on Wednesday 11 October at the Bristol ...
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Student blog post: What are the (dis)similarities between a Free Trade Area and a Customs Union?

This post (edited for publication) is contributed to our blog as part of a series of work produced by students ...
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UWE Bristol moves up three places in the Times Good University Guide

The University of the West of England has risen three places to 57th position in the Times Good University Guide ...
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ABC Trial 40 years – get your tickets

Have you heard about the ABC Trial? Come and listen to a unique panel discussion in Bristol. Tickets available here ...
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Bristol Law School academics discuss public safety at ENABLE UK

On September 12th and 13th Matthew Hall (Law) and Dr James Hoggett (Criminology) attended a two-day training workshop/research project at ...
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Awards nominations for the LiP Service team from the Pro Bono Unit at Bristol Law School and three Bristol Law School students

The LiP Service team which is part of the Pro-bono unit at the Bristol Law School has been nominated for ...
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Too Much Monkey Business?

The “Monkey selfie” case took another turn this week with news that a settlement had been reached between local Forest ...
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Bristol Law School academics attend International Society of Family Law World Conference

 Christian Dadomo, Senior Lecturer in European Law, and Emma Whewell, Senior Lecturer in Law at the Bristol Law School, attended ...
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Third rise in student satisfaction as UWE Bristol moves top in South West

Student satisfaction has risen for a third consecutive year at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), figures ...
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Zainab’s Visit to Amman Jordan

Dr Zainab Kahn is UWE’s Leader for Continuous Enhancement (Law) and works closely with overseas partner institutions to engage international ...
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UWE Staff Present Paper on ‘Brexit and EU Citizenship’ at Workshop at University of Bristol

In the past few years the concept of citizenship has been a growing subject of studies in law and politics ...
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Ikenna’s story since leaving UWE

Ikenna officially completed his LLB degree with a first class honors at UWE in June 2015 and had his graduation ...
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An insight into Law at UWE – A-level student Work Experience

Student Connor from Radyr Comprehensive School conducted work experience with the UWE Bristol Law Team. My name is Connor and ...
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PhD student blog post: Suspicious Transaction Reports in Thailand

PhD student Komkrich Silathong shares his research: The Thailand Anti-Money Laundering Act B.E. 2542 (1999) (AMLA), as amended by Amendment No ...
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UWE Bristol wider participation visits from Truro College and Peter Symonds College

As part of our widening participation with Schools, we recently invited Truro College and Peter Symonds College to visit UWE ...
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UWE Staff Attends SLS Workshop on Brexit and the Law School (South West)

On 10 July 2017 Christian Dadomo and Dr Noëlle Quénivet attended a workshop organised by Dr Albert Sanchez Graells at ...
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UWE Bristol Law alumnus Tim Hailes elected Sheriff of the City and Corporation of London

On 26th June 2017, Law alumnus Tim Hailes was elected one of the two Sheriffs of the City and Corporation ...
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Honorary Degree awarded to Gillian Camm for commitment to UWE Bristol

Gillian Camm is to be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University (Hon DUniv) by the University of ...
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Honorary Award for Rosalind Wright CB QC for commitment to law and fraud advocacy

Rosalind Wright CB QC is to be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws (Hon LLD) by the University ...
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Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School host alumni networking event in their new building

In late May, the Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School hosted an alumni networking event in their new building ...
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Successful first year for the Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School pro bono Business Advice Clinic

The pro bono Business Advice Clinic has had a successful first year of operation. Since October 2016 until the last ...
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Amy Man Attends Conference on ‘Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade and Investment Conference’ in Oslo

On 9 May 2017, a 2-day conference on Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade and Investment (SMART) was held in ...
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Alumni networking event at the new Bristol Business School – 31st May 2017

The new Bristol Business School, a £55 million pound state of the art building which home the Bristol Business School ...
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UWE Bristol Law School Staff Take Part in Workshop on ‘Projecting Bristol and Britain to a Post-Brexit World’ at University of Bristol

By Christian Dadomo and Noëlle Quénivet The University of Bristol organised on 27 April 2017 a workshop on ‘Projecting Bristol and ...
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Strong UWE Presence at Association of Law Teachers Conference 2017

At the annual ALT Conference 2017, UWE Law staff were well represented and gave a number of well received papers ...
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UWE Elderlaw Pro Bono Team Making A Difference

One strand of the Pro Bono offering from the Bristol Law School is the Elderlaw team of students, who are ...
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UWE Law students say ‘Magic Circle’ scheme opens up a whole new world

Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are effusive about the way a 'magic circle' law ...
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UWE Bristol new Business School building contractor wins gold at the National Considerate Constructors Awards

ISG, the contractor for the new Bristol Business School, recently won Gold at the National Considerate Constructors Awards. The Considerate ...
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Law students present their research report to a local support service for survivors of rape & sexual abuse

On Wednesday 25 April, there was a Centre for Applied Legal Research Forum event that featured a talk by Rowan Miller who ...
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New £55 million building will change how UWE Bristol does business

Staff and students working and studying at Bristol Business School (BBS) and Bristol Law School (BLS) at the University of ...
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UWE Pro Bono work nominated for a Law Works Student Pro Bono Award

UWE Pro Bono is celebrating again after the Law Works Student Pro Bono Awards has shortlisted our new LiP Service ...
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Head of Law Steve Dinning comments on the opening of the new Bristol Business School

The Bristol Law School and Bristol Business School have just completed their move into the new Bristol Business School building ...
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Guest Talk on ‘Islamic Law and Human Rights: The Way Forward for the 21st Century’ by Dr Anicée van Engeland, 8 March 2017

The International Law and Human Rights Unit organised on 8 March 2017 a talk on ‘Islamic Law and Human Rights’ ...
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Professor Michael Dougan’s Distinguished Professorial Address – UWE, 29 March 2017

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed Professor Michael Dougan at UWE. He shared his views on the consequences ...
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LPC students present their Pro Bono work at the inaugural UWE Student Conference

On April 10th, UWE Bristol hosted their inaugural Student Conference which provided students from across all years of study and ...
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Workshop on ‘Brexit: Between Reality and Fiction’, 29 March 2017

Prior to the Distinguished Professorial Address by Professor Michael Dougan on 29 March 2017 the International Law and Human Rights ...
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UWE Bristol Law School Staff Take Part in Workshop on ‘Bristol in Flux: Suspended Citizenship’ at University of Bristol on 3 April 2017

By Christian Dadomo and Noëlle Quénivet In a cosmopolitan city like Bristol Brexit is bound to have a considerable impact on ...
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£400m and 8,200 jobs: UWE Bristol’s contribution to regional economy

The scale of the contribution the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) makes to the regional economy has ...
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Ed Johnston and Tom Smith get article posted in Justice Gap – “A question of balance: pre-recorded cross-examination of rape complainants and fair trial rights”.

Senior Lecturer in Law, Ed Johnston and Associate Lecturer, Tom Smith have recently had an article published in Justice Gap ...
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Student blog: Chris Recker Guest Lecture

Guest blog by third year Law student Bronia Richards  Chris Recker of Trowers & Hamlins provided a guest lecture on ...
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UWE Bristol alumni appointed Manager of the Magistrate’s Court

Annette Williams-Sylvester has been appointed Manager of the Magistrate’s Court in the British Virgin Islands. The appointment, which took effect ...
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Student guest blog: Terry Greenhow Guest Talk on Fraud

Guest blog by third year Law student Bronia Richards  Terry Greenhow, formerly a DS from Avon and Somerset Economic Crime ...
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UWE Pro Bono Assists Young Entrepreneurs To open New Recording studio

The Bristol Music Advice Service (BMAS) has recently helped two young entrepreneurs set up a new recording studio in the ...
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The Distinguished Professorial Address: Professor Michael Dougan – “The UK Outwith the EU and the EU Without the UK”, March 29

The Bristol Law School would like to invite you to Professor Michael Dougan's Distinguished Professorial Address at UWE Bristol on ...
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Bristol Law School alumnus wins European Regulatory Counsel of the Year at the European Counsel Awards 2017

In March 2nd, Tim Hailes was awarded European Regulatory Counsel of the Year 2017 in the financial services category at ...
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CALR Forum: Does and Should International Law Prohibit the Prosecution of Children for War Crimes?

The picture of a young African boy holding a Kalashnikov in his hands has come to represent the archetypal child ...
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The Distinguished Professorial Address: Professor Elisa Morgera: Under the Radar: Fair and Equitable Benefit-sharing – March 23rd

The Bristol Law School invites you to Professor Elisa Morgera's Distinguished Professorial Address: "Under the Radar: Fair and Equitable Benefit-sharing and ...
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Amendment of the Criminal Procedure Rules

Professor Ed Cape and Dr Tom Smith recently saw their research achieve significant impact, namely contributing to the amendment of ...
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Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School Students win big at UWE Talent Awards

Every year, UWE Bristol celebrates their students and alumni with the Celebrating UWE Talent Awards. This year, the Bristol Business ...
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CALR Forum: Brexit, Article 50 TEU and the British Constitution

Brexit: A word that one cannot escape reading newspapers, watching the TV or listening to the radio. It is literally ...
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Bristol Law School helps celebrate alumnus Jeremiah Daliel’s first book, inspired by his real life experiences

On Thursday 16th February, Bristol Business and the Bristol Law School invited alumnus Jeremiah Daliel back to UWE to help ...
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The Centre for Applied Legal Research Annual Lecture with Tunde Okewale MBA

Bristol Law School was joined by Tunde Okewale MBE for the Centre for Applied Legal Research (CALR) Annual Lecture on ...
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Alumnus Jeremiah Daliel Launches his book at UWE Bristol – Thurs 16 February

Jeremiah Daliel became an internet sensation when he stood for the first time in five years at his UWE Bristol ...
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Dr Mary Young helps uncover tax avoiders behind Easton housing development

Dr Mary Young recently advised investigative journalists from the Bristol Cable of an aggressive tax avoidance technique used by a Bristol property ...
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Life after a Law Degree Panel Event

On Wednesday 25 January three external speakers participated in a Bristol Law School panel event designed to demonstrate the wide ...
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The Faculty of Business and Law launch new Research Centres and Groups

A ‘soft launch’ of the new research centres and groups was held on 25th January 2017 at the Executive Conference ...
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Professor Ed Cape and Dr Tom Smith get chapter published in Access to Justice and Legal Aid book

Professor Ed Cape and Dr Tom Smith have had a chapter published in the book: Flynn & Hodgson, ‘Access to Justice ...
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Centre for Applied Legal Research Annual Lecture: Tunde Okewale – Thurs 9 February

Join us on Thursday 09 February for the Centre for Applied Legal Research's Annual Lecture with Tunde Okewale. To register ...
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UWE Student Conference: Final call for abstracts

Organised jointly by staff and students, the inaugural UWE Student Conference will celebrate research/enquiry/evidence-based practice from undergraduate and postgraduate taught ...
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“Life after a law degree – different legal jobs and options” – Panel event – 25 January

The Bristol Law School are hosting a panel event on Wednesday 25 January to highlight the different career paths you ...
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UWE Women Researchers Mentoring Scheme: Applications open for mentors and mentees until 13 January 2017

The Women Researchers Mentoring Scheme (WRMS) aims to promote and facilitate professional development for women researchers working at UWE Bristol, ...
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Professional Career Events from the Bristol Law School

In November, the Bristol Law School hosted three professional career events for students, consisting of two Masterclass events and the ...
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An overview of the United Kingdom’s suspicious activity report regime

In this blog, Komkrich Silathong provides a summary of his research on money laundering for his PhD. The United Kingdom’s ...
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BME networking event for Business and Law students

The Bristol Business School and the Bristol Law School celebrated Black History Month 2016 with a fantastic professional networking evening ...
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Terrorist financing, the Financial War on Terrorism and Islamic State of Iraq and Levant

In a new article in the Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Professor Nicholas Ryder critically considers the effectiveness of the ...
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The Criminal Finances Bill 2016: time for change?

Author: Dr. Nicholas Ryder, Professor in Financial Crime, University of the West of England, Bristol. The Criminal Finances Bill represents ...
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UWE Bristol Law Alumni Networking Drinks and Pro Bono Panel Discussion

In early November, the Bristol Law School hosted their 3rd alumni networking drinks at the Bristol Law Society. The event ...
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UWE Bristol re- launches the International Talent Scheme

In response to the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education’s report on ‘Supporting and Enhancing the Experience of International Students ...
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Donna Whitehead Invites Law Alumni to Join New Bristol Business School Celebrations

“We are proud to have such a vibrant community of Bristol Law School alumni underpinning our success and leading our ...
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UWE Bristol alumnus, David Gilroy gives guest lecture to Law students on managing their social media presence

Yesterday Director of Stuff and Things at Conscious Solutions, David Gilroy gave a guest lecture to Law students on managing ...
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UWE Law Alumni Networking Drinks: Working Pro Bono – 3 Nov 2016

There are just two weeks left to register for the next Bristol Law School Alumni drinks on Thursday 3 November ...
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Interdisciplinary Research Thriving at UWE Bristol: Bridging the gap between History and Law

In line with the key recommendations of the Stern Review (2016), Dr Mary Alice Young's research is bridging the gap between ...
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Bristol Law School students take part in The Bristol Legal Walk and help raise over £10k for local advice centres

On Monday 26 September, 18 students and staff from the Bristol Law School took part in the Bristol Legal Walk, ...
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Dr Glenn Parry speaks at Gregg Latham’s Solicitor Event: “The Internet of Us; What does privacy mean in the digital age?”

On September 1st Dr Glenn Parry, Associate Professor in Strategy & Operations Management spoke at the 2nd Gregg Latchams’ Business Network ...
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Law students help launch community café

A deprived neighbourhood was in danger of losing its only community facility - until five trainee solicitors from Bristol Law ...
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Business and Law Clinic launches at UWE Bristol’s £16.5m Enterprise Zone ‘Future Space’

As part of its new University Enterprise Zone ("UEZ") activity, the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is ...
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Faculty of Business and Law Fundraising Event at the House of Commons

On Tuesday 6 September UWE Bristol launched its £2 million public fundraising campaign to help raise funds for the new ...
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Graduate stands to receive award after 5 years in a wheelchair

Watch the inspirational and emotional video on the UWE Bristol Facebook page. A student at the University of the West ...
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UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Lord Michael Bichard

Lord Michael Bichard has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his service to ...
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UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Robert Bourns

Robert Bourns, has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws in recognition of his support of the work ...
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UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Christopher Curling

Chris Curling has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws in recognition of his work in environmental conservation ...
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Faculty of Business and Law attracts regional business leaders to new advisory team

Donna Whitehead, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean at UWE Bristol's, Faculty of Business and Law has unveiled an impressive new ...
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Is Brexit possible in fisheries?

Dr Tom Appleby from the University of the West of England's Environmental Law Unit is a leading expert in marine and ...
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Lawyer awards recognise pro bono work by UWE students

The Legal Advocacy Support Project, a partnership between Avon & Bristol Law Centre (ABLC), the University of the West of ...
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Money management app created by UWE graduate attracts £1.5 million investment

A start-up company spearheaded by a former University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) student has received a £1.5 ...
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£50 million UWE Business and Law building is a step closer

The new £50 million Faculty of Business and Law at UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England) is ...
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Why do we British find the EU so hard to swallow and why does it matter to business?

Britain, Business and Europe 2016 Series To register Sir Stephen Wall, the former foreign policy advisor to John Major and ...
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Students behind £1 million benefits victory up for national award

Law students' work representing benefits claimants wrongly declared fit for employment has helped secure a nomination for a national award ...
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New Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of FBL appointed

Donna Whitehead, currently Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Business and Society at the University of South Wales has been ...
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Bristol law students win £1m in welfare benefits for clients

Law students' work representing benefits claimants wrongly declared fit for employment has helped secure a nomination for a national award ...
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UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Jonathan Fisher QC

UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws to Jonathan Fisher QC in recognition of his outstanding legal ...
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