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On 9 September 2017 Westminster Law School and Westminster Business School hosted ‘Opportunities and Challenges for Managing Legal Services: Making Legal Tech Succeed for You’, the first in a series of Law and Business Professional Workshops.

Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, wrote a blog for the HuffPost, asserting that if the United Kingdom makes giving assurances the main way of dealing with the uncertainties of Brexit, it may soon be facing lawsuit.

Professor Adam Lazowski, teaching at Westminster Law School, attended two international conferences where he delivered presentations discussing trading options between the UK and the EU after Brexit as well as the rule of law challenges in Central and Eastern Europe.

Danny Nichol, Professor of Public Law at the University of Westminster, wrote a blog post, discussing the role of the 13th Doctor Who, which will be played by Jodie Whittaker. The blog post was quoted in the Huddersfield Daily Examiner.

Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Senior Lecturer in Law, wrote an article for The Conversation defining corporate manslaughter and examining the Grenfell Tower accident, noting that if charges are brought, the case will likely fall in this category.

On 12 July 2017, alongside a cohort of new graduates, The University of Westminster recognised Sir Richard Arnold for his services to Law and for his contribution to Westminster Law School.

Dr Aidan Hehir, Reader in International Relations in the Faculty of Social Science discussed Theresa May’s claim that she would change Human Rights laws if they were getting in the way of stopping terrorism with BBC London’s Eddie Nestor.

Two international programmes, the AlSadi Changing Lives Programme and Westminster Working Cultures have been organised by the University of Westminster to increase Westminster students’ employability by equipping them with key skills and international experience.

A Westminster Law School LLB Honours student has been awarded a prestigious Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship, the third time in four years that a University of Westminster student has been selected.

Dr Naomi Creutzfeldt (pictured above right), Lecturer in Law in the Westminster Law School, has been awarded £449,000 by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to conduct research into the access to justice available to vulnerable and energy-poor consumers in the European Energy Market.

Westminster Law School hosted 85 guests at a panel discussion on the disruption that artificial intelligence and other forms of technology are likely to have on the legal professions.

On this day, 45 years ago, the legendary David Bowie played at the Polytechnic as Ziggy Stardust.

Professor Adam Lazowski, who teaches EU Law at the University of Westminster, has been quoted in Radio France International (RFI) online newspaper about the upcoming Brexit negotiations.

Two postgraduate students from Westminster Law School, Livia Carlini Schmidt and Manvir Grewal, presented at the Second International Symposium on Gender, Law and Constitutions on 12-13 April in Washington, DC, alongside student researchers from universities worldwide.

Professor Adam Lazowski, teaching EU Law at the University of Westminster, delivered a lecture titled “Digital World at the Time of Brexit” at the 15th Jean Monnet Seminar, taking place in Dubrovnik.

Shaheen Mamun, who graduated from the Westminster Law School’s LLB Honours Solicitors Exempting degree (now MLaw - Integrated Masters of Law) in 2014, has won the Malcolm X Young Person’s Award for Excellence at the Muslim News Awards 2017.

LISA, the world’s first impartial robot lawyer, was launched last week by Chrissie Lightfoot, Entrepreneur Lawyer and Visiting Fellow at Westminster Law School and promises to revolutionise the way that students, entrepreneurs and businesses access legal services.

On 10 March 2017, Marco Roscini, Professor of International Law at Westminster Law School, participated in a workshop as an invited expert at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva.

Professor Adam Lazowski, Professor of EU Law at Westminster Law School, gave a talk titled: “Non-negotiated Brexit: a realistic scenario or a folly?” on 5 April 2017.

On 5 April, Westminster Law School hosted a seminar titled Peacetime Espionage and International Law with Asaf Lubin.

Jane Taylor, student at the University of Westminster, has been named as a finalist for Future Legal Mind, a legal award run annually by National Accident Helpline.

The Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture at Westminster Law School was delighted to continue its ongoing collaboration with Sheridans at this sold out event held in the historic Boardroom at the University of Westminster on 6 March.

On Tuesday 28 February 2017 Westminster Law School celebrated the launch of a new Law and Religion research group with a panel discussion on The Place of Religion in Secular Society.

The Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture and Westminster Law School were delighted to welcome Sir Richard Arnold on 6 November, for the first in what is hoped will be an ongoing series of events.

Five University of Westminster alumni have been announced as finalists for the prestigious British Council Study UK Alumni Awards, surpassing the three Westminster finalists for 2016.

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