Specialising at Bristol – Q&A with our LLM Programme Director4 May 2020Ahead of our Postgraduate Law Virtual Open Day on 7 May, we caught up with LLM Programme Director and Professor of Health Law and Policy, Keith Syrett as he shared his tips for students thinking of applying to one of our postgraduate law programmes.
Do you want to help shape a post-COVID world?1 May 2020With a range of distinctive LLMs, led by academics that are leaders in the respective research fields, we offer a unique opportunity for our students and graduates to help shape and inform the policy and legislation that will emerge as a result of COVID-19.
Watch Live: Problems with the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
30 April 2020Following the success of their first webinar on the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Industrial Law Society is repeating the event which was led by Professor Alan Bogg and Professor Michael Ford QC, and previously attracted over 200 attendees and included leading QCs and judges.
Publication: ‘Legal Perspectives on Sustainability’22 April 2020A new publication, co-edited by Dr Margherita Pieraccini and Professor Tonia Novitz, steps beyond conventional legal approaches to sustainability to provide fresh insights into one of the most critical global challenges of our time, examining the complex interplay of law and sustainability—both as it is now and as it should be in the future.
At the forefront of Legal Tech innovation - Q&A with law student, Niamh Greene17 April 2020Following a successful first year, the Schools of Law, Computer Science and law firm Osborne Clarke have teamed up again to offer current law students an exclusive two-week paid placement in September 2020, focused on emerging technologies in the legal world. One of last year's participants, Law student Niamh Greene tells us how the experience gave her exposure to a wide range of skills and networking opportunities.
Centre for Law at Work Monograph: 'The Right to Strike in International Law'30 March 2020This monograph was originally developed as a direct response to the claim made by members of the ‘Employers Group’ at the 2012 International Labour Conference, namely that the right to strike is not protected in international law, and in particular by ILO Convention 87 on the right to freedom of association.
"Pursuing my Passions": Q&A with law prize winner Yentyl Williams25 February 2020Following last week's graduation celebrations, we caught up with recent final year LLM graduate Yentyl Williams. In this Q&A, Yentyl outlines why she chose to study at Bristol, what she loved about her course and how she came to realise that being challenged has led her to being able to pursue her passions.
"Hard work and dedication": Q&A with law prize winner Jason Fleming25 February 2020Following last week’s graduation celebrations, we caught up with recent final year LLM graduate Jason Fleming. In this Q&A, Jason outlines why he chose to study at Bristol, what he loved about his course and how he came to realise that Hard work and dedication gets you noticed!
An interview with our Faculty Wellbeing Adviser Lauren Wardle24 February 2020As part of University Mental Health Day on 5th March we are talking to the Wellbeing Advisers who support students in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law. Today we put some questions to Amy Wardle, who started in the role a year ago.