News from the Law School

25 September 2023

LawFest offers a flying start for legal eagles

Buckingham Law School will be hosting LawFest 2023, providing valuable insights into various legal career paths and first-hand insight into the life of a lawyer.

24 August 2023

Buckingham alumni becomes Nigeria’s Culture Minister

Hannatu Musawa, a former University of Buckingham law student, has been appointed as Nigeria’s minister of art, culture and the creative economy.

9 June 2023

Neya Kalu named one of the most powerful women in Nigerian journalism

Congratulations to our esteemed University of Buckingham alumna, Neya Kalu who was recently named one of the most powerful women in Nigerian journalism. Women in Journalism Africa (WiJAfrica) named Kalu 20th in the list of the 25 Most Powerful Women…

9 July 2021

BARBRI collaborates with not-for-profit university to deliver SQE

Global legal training provider, BARBRI, has this week announced its collaboration with The University of Buckingham to support students undertaking Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) Prep courses and the California and New York Bar. This follows a series of collaborations announced…

25 January 2021

“Beauty, Women’s Bodies and the Law: Performances in Plastic” by Dr. Jocelynne A. Scutt

Our Senior Fellow, the Hon. Dr Jocelynne Scutt, has just had her new book published, “Beauty, Women’s Bodies and the Law: Performances in Plastic”. Taking a legal perspective on the vast range of ‘beauty’ interventions available to women, Dr Scutt…

25 January 2021

Winter term Guest Speaker Lectures / Masterclasses announced for the School of Law:

Date/Time: 28th January, 5.30pm      Speaker: Stephen Pitt-Walker Lecture title: Comparative Constitutional Law Lecture Series1st Amendment Rights Under the US Constitution -Church vs State: American Legion v American Humanist Assn, 2019   Date/Time: 11th February, 5.30pm Speaker: Dr Gar Yein Ng Lecture…

13 October 2020

SLS Annual Conference 2020, September 2020

Papers were presented Dr Adolfo Paolini and Dr Frances Burton at the recent virtual Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2020. Dr Paolini’s paper was titled: Robots in the boardroom: would AI beat their creators? Dr Burton’s paper was titled:…

13 October 2020

Law Clinic Reception, 6 March 2020

We were delighted to recognise the achievements of our latest cohort of Law students who have successfully completed their training at the Law Clinic, supported by Citizens Advice. The immense value their experiences there has added to their employability and…

13 October 2020

Supporting the new Domestic Abuse Bill

Our Emeritus Professor Susan Edwards has had a new paper titled “Consent and the ‘Rough Sex’ Defence in Rape, Murder, Manslaughter and Gross Negligence” published by The Journal of Criminal Law. The new Domestic Abuse bill will now include provisions…

29 April 2019

A Buckingham Law student has been named as a finalist in a national legal competition

Charley-Anne Gordon beat competition from budding lawyers across the country to be named on the shortlist for the annual Future Legal Mind Award. The 21-year-old is in the final year of her Law degree at The University of Buckingham and…