Bristol Law School has been successfully involved in legal education for over 40 years and provides high quality courses taught in a fully supportive learning environment.
The school has a record of high levels of student satisfaction and prides itself on the level of pastoral care, mentoring and support offered to all students. This support includes providing study skills advice and aiding students to achieve their maximum potential in preparation for their eventual career.
We know that studying law is both challenging and rewarding but we believe that by working in partnership with students, alumni, staff and partners we can support students in their chosen career path.
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The Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School building is located in the heart of Frenchay Campus and offers an innovative way of studying and working – with new social and learning spaces. From our £55 million investment we have a 17,200m2 space serving 5,500 students and containing 148 offices over seven floors.
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By Johanna Reichel, Second Year, LL.B. Programme. With only nine years left until climate change becomes irreversible, stopping or slowing it down becomes increasingly crucial every day. One judicial instrument among others to combat climate change is climate change litigation which is gradually perceived to change climate-related policy outcomes and corporate behaviour. The most prominent … Continue reading "Climate Change Litigation – A Vehicle for Changing Corporation and State Behaviour?"
Congratulations to LLB (Hons) Law student, Danielle Newton, for receiving the title of ‘Outstanding Rep of the Year’ for the Business and Law faculty. We caught up with Danielle about her journey as part of our Student Spotlight 2021. Why did you want to become a student rep? “My initial interest came after my first … Continue reading "Outstanding Student Representative of the Year"
Lawtask is an online legal directory designed to help future lawyers bridge the gap between leaving university and securing their first positions in their legal careers. Lawtask allows students to gain professional skills and experience, in their pursuit of a legal career. This is achieved through the consolidation of relevant and practical opportunities and resources. … Continue reading "Students launch legal directory to help aspiring lawyers"
Blog by Sarah Barnes, Bristol Law School LLB (Hons) recent graduate, as part of the FBL Student Spotlight 2021. Why I became a representative I had always wanted to be a representative during my time at UWE Bristol but I felt a bit nervous to do so. However, when I saw the opportunity to become … Continue reading "My student representative journey at Bristol Law School"
By Farzam Maleki, second year LLB student The main question of law raised by the Urgenda case is whether the Dutch government was acting unlawfully, in not meeting the internationally recognised climate target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25% in 2020 compared to 1990. In this case, several matters were brought before the court … Continue reading "Urgenda: A Turning Point in Climate Litigation- An Analysis of the Supreme Court Decision"
Written by Cleverline T Brown, Doctoral student, member of Environmental Law and Sustainability Research Group. The decisions of extraterritorial courts have left much to be desired about the efforts of the judiciary at the national level to assert itself in the fight to tackle environmental crises. While access to court has been one of the … Continue reading "Environmental crises in Nigeria and extraterritorial judicial achievements: A wake-up call for Nigerian courts?"
Blog by Amber Egan, UWE Bristol Law alumni Public trust in business has been tarnished by the disclosure of fraudulent, dishonest and harmful activity by banks and corporations, such as the fall of Arthur Andersen and Libor Scandal. The extent of corporate crime was brought to light during the 2007-2008 financial crisis, there was vast … Continue reading "“Too big to fail and too big to jail?” Are some corporations’ untouchable to the UK regulators?"
By Cleverline T Brown, PhD student, a member of the Environmental Law and Sustainability Research Group. Environmental degradation has increasingly plagued the human and natural environment especially since the discovery of petroleum in Nigeria. The right to a clean and healthy environment although provided for in the Constitution, has been seen to be non-justiciable except … Continue reading "Combating environmental degradation in Nigeria through the recognition of the Rights of Nature"
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