29 November 2017
On 23 November, Westminster Law School hosted an event inviting a group of distinguished speakers from the fields of data regulation, business, and journalism to discuss the ‘Growing the Artificial Intelligence Industry in the UK’ report presented by Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Jérôme Pesenti to the government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy in October.
Dr Ioannis Glinavos presents paper on Brexit lawsuits at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
21 November 2017
Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, has presented his research paper on Brexit Lawsuits at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), stating that in theory foreign investors could have grounds for suing the British government for the consequences of Brexit.
Entertainment Law alumnus promoted Executive Vice President of Global Digital Strategy at Warner/Chappell
08 November 2017
Alumnus Eric Mackay, an Entertainment Law LLM graduate, has recently been appointed as Executive Vice President leading the Global Digital Strategy at Warner/Chappell Music.
27 September 2017
The University of Westminster hosted the launch of the preliminary results of a world-leading research project into the experience of LGBT+ Barristers on Monday 25 September.
15 August 2017
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.
Renowned Lawyer and High Court Judge Westminster Alumnus Sir Richard Arnold awarded Honorary Doctorate
13 July 2017
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.
University of Westminster offers two programmes for Westminster students to travel to Jordan and Hong Kong this September
22 June 2017
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.
21 June 2017
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.
Westminster awarded three-year research grant to seek access to justice for vulnerable energy consumers
19 June 2017
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.
12 June 2017
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.
12 May 2017
On this day, 45 years ago, the legendary David Bowie played at the Polytechnic as Ziggy Stardust.
08 May 2017
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.
05 May 2017
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.
Westminster Law School Graduate scoops the Malcolm X Young Person’s Award for Excellence by making a difference
28 April 2017
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.
13 April 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.
10 April 2017
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.
07 April 2017
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.
24 March 2017
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.
New Law and Religion Research Cluster launched at the University of Westminster’s Difference Festival
21 March 2017
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.
25 January 2017
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.
Westminster law professor Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos receives prestigious environmental law education award
22 December 2016
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has awarded Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Professor of Law and Theory in the Westminster Law School and Director of The Westminster Law and Theory Lab, the prestigious Senior Distinguished Environmental Law Education Award 2016.
21 November 2016
Last Wednesday, 16 November 2016, marked the 50th anniversary of the first screening of Cathy Come Home, a television drama which is considered to have had major contribution to British culture. Exactly 50 years on from its premiere in the Wednesday Play series, the University of Westminster hosted a screening of the seminal drama in the Westminster Law School at Little Titchfield Street.
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC to deliver inaugural Woodsford Litigation Funding Lecture at Westminster Law School
03 October 2016
One of Britain’s most distinguished lawyers, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, will deliver the inaugural Woodsford Litigation Funding Lecture at the University of Westminster. The flagship lecture will be attended by as many as 300 barristers, solicitors, judges, academics, students, legal journalists, policymakers, and others with an interest in the law and practice of litigation funding.
07 September 2016
Shaheen Mamun who graduated from University of Westminster with an LLB Honours Solicitors Exempting degree (now MLaw - Integrated Master’s in Law) has been shortlisted for the Junior Lawyer of the Year Award 2016 as part of The Law Society Excellence Awards.
University of Westminster academics collaborate in developing cutting-edge games for Criminal Law students
05 September 2016
In the new academic year, University of Westminster academics from the Department of Computer Science and Westminster Law School (WLS) hope to pilot, with the help of WLS students, a high-tech and innovative computer game using virtual reality that they have been developing in partnership.