Only three years after the BPP College of Professional Studies was first given the power to award degrees, the private institution has been granted University College status by David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Skills.
There’s still time to apply for one of The City Law School’s specialist LLMs! City’s LLMs help you to stand out in an increasingly crowded employment market. Each LLM is specifically designed to develop your legal knowledge and skills in the specialist area of your choice.
The University of Bristol School of Law is an international centre for the study of the law of the European Union. In recognition of its excellence in teaching and research of European law, the School of Law has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in European Law by the European Commission. Its holder is Professor Panos Koutrakos.
The University of Glasgow School of Law recently welcomed Judge Bruno Simma, who sits on the International Court of Justice, and Professor James Crawford SC, Director of the Lauterpacht Centre, University of Cambridge and Whewell Professor of International Law at Cambridge, to an International Law Workshop.
Dr James Green, former PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham School of Law, has been awarded the prestigious Francis Lieber Prize for his book The International Court of Justice and Self-Defence in International Law (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2009). The prize is awarded annually by the American Society of International Law's Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict to the author of an en exceptional work in the field.
In the most recent annual ranking carried out by Dutch current affairs magazine Elsevier, the LLM programme Legal Research is awarded with a first place among the academic research masters in the Netherlands.
On 17th March 2010, the School of Law hosted a Career Fair with an intention of presenting its LLM students an opportunity to meet representatives from international law firms (such as Ince and Co, Holman Fenwick and Willans and Norton Rose), P & I Clubs, consultancy firms, as well as recruitment agencies.
Nana Esi Atsem, current student on the MSc Law and Finance programme, has won the $7,500 prize in an inaugural essay contest on banking regulation sponsored by the International Centre for Financial Regulation and the Financial Times, for her essay "What works best for banking regulation: market discipline or hard-wired rules?"
The application deadline for the LLM programme in Transnational Criminal Justice and Crime Prevention (an initiave of both the Faculties of Law of the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, as well as Humboldt University, Berlin Germany) is 31 May 2010.