Student satisfaction – join a winning Law School!

In the School of Law, the student experience is key. The results of the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015 confirm the quality of teaching and learning. The School of Law achieved a tremendous 89% student satisfaction, placing us in the top 10 Russell Group Law Schools in England. 93% of students think staff are good at explaining things 92% of students feel that the course is intellectually stimulating 90% of…

Professor Plomer examines thesis for the University of Toulouse France.

Professor Aurora Plomer was asked to examine Aurélie Mahalatchimy’s PhD thesis on the ‘Impact of European Union law on the regulation of advanced therapy medicinal products in France and in the UK’.  Aurélie is now working at the University of Sussex. To be appointed as a thesis examiner for the University in Toulouse in France is very prestigious and recognises Professor Plomers expertise. Aurélie who was awarded the PhD is…

Pablo Castillo has been talking about ‘EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts’

On 9th July Dr Pablo Castillo was invited to give a seminar at the Faculty of Law of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spanish most highly ranked law school. The seminar was entitled “EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts”, and consisted on a discussion about his PhD dissertation (forthcoming with Routledge), after it was awarded the prize to the best thesis read in the Politics Department of…

Re:New – rejuvenating our city centre

Re:New is a scheme aiming to bring vacant buildings back into use, resulting in a fresher, more appealing look to the city centre.  New occupiers receive grants and are mentored by experts to help their new business be a success. Staff and students at the School of Law have been involved in this initiative.  Professor Sarah Blandy and Louise Glover mentored three recent Law graduates who had a month’s internship with Nabarro….

We’ve been participating in the wider research community

We value our connections to the wider research community and aim to build on our partnerships to gain insights into the latest research taking place in our research areas. Sarah Blandy was appointed as a Visiting Scholar at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Onati, Spain for the month of June 2015. Paul James Cardwell was an invited Professor at the Centre d’études européennes, Sciences Po, Paris during…

We’ve been writing about tax policy and society

New Article Wendy Bradley, Tax Prats and Citizen Stakeholders: Professionalism in the Gap Between Tax Priority Setting and Tax Policymaking, Social Legal Studies June 2015 vol. 24 no. 2 203-224 doi: 10.1177/0964663915574013

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