School of Law and Politics

Jirí Pribán

Times Higher Education profiles Professor of Law’s new publication

20 April 2018

Professor of sociology and philosophy of law, Jirí Pribán was recently profiled by the Times Higher Education (THE) to coincide with the publication of his new book.

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Academics at the forefront of research into Brexit

29 March 2018

Cardiff University experts informing the debate

Cardiff students Charles Wilson and Sophie Rudd (centre) with their fellow finalists at the National Negotiation Competition.

Law students negotiate first Cardiff win at national competition

27 March 2018

A Law-studying duo are celebrating success after coming first at this year’s National Negotiation Competition.

Dr Andrea Calderaro speaking at the House of Lords International Relations Committee.

Testimony at the House of Lords on cyber security in foreign policy

22 March 2018

A School of Law and Politics lecturer gave testimony at the House of Lord’s International Relations Committee.

Gwenllian Owen and Nest Jenkins

Welsh National College awards Cardiff students with ambassadorial role

15 March 2018

Two Law students have recently been appointed as ambassadors for Welsh medium education by the National Welsh College, Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

Law students Eleanor Murphy and Jonathan Adcroft who competed in this year's Client Interviewing Competition.

Cardiff students show “clarity and compassion” at regional Client Interviewing Competition

28 February 2018

Questioning and listening skills, empathy and commercial awareness were all tested this month at the annual Client Interviewing Competition.

Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP

Discussing democracy

1 February 2018

Leader of the House of Commons meets with students from School of Law & Politics

Social care crisis

Law academic's book shortlisted for Early Career Prize

24 January 2018

Dr Lydia Hayes’ book Stories of Care: A Labour of Law has been shortlisted for the Hart SLSA Early Career Prize.

Carole Pateman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at UCLA and writer of 'The Sexual Contract'.

School to host major conference on ‘The Sexual Contract’

23 January 2018

The Law and Gender research group at the School of Law and Politics in conjunction with the Feminist Legal Studies Journal is to host a major conference marking 30 years since the publication of Carole Pateman’s, 'The Sexual Contract'.

Launch of Global Law and Justice event

School of Law and Politics celebrate Cardiff Law and Global Justice research centre

19 December 2017

The formal launch of a research centre that focusses on law, justice and globalization took place this November at the School of Law and Politics.

Senedd ceiling

Creating a parliament that works for Wales

14 December 2017

Major reports calls for more AMs.

Dr Einion Dafydd and students with Adam Price AM during a visit to the Senedd.

Students visit Senedd to witness ‘Devolution in Practice’

11 December 2017

Students from the School of Law and Politics' innovative module 'Devolution in Practice' recently visited the Senedd in Cardiff Bay for a special seminar session.

Anu Manda, Emilie Archer, Kieron Wilcox, Megan Walton and Harry Sawyer who have all secured training contracts.

Law students secure training contracts after completing paralegal placements

8 December 2017

Five fourth year law students have secured highly sought after training contracts at leading law firms after completing work placements organised by the School of Law and Politics.

BPTC success

Bar Professional Training Course celebrates highest aggregated pass rate in recent examination results

7 December 2017

Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics has achieved the highest aggregated pass rate in the central examinations for the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) according to a recent report by the Central Examinations Board (CEB).

Roger Scully

Political Studies Communicator of the Year

6 December 2017

Professor Roger Scully recognised for ‘authoritative and tangible contribution’

Human rights

Law academics make recommendations to all party parliamentary group on disability

5 December 2017

Two Law academics were invited to discuss the human rights of disabled people in the UK at an all-party parliamentary group this November.

The Christian Law Panel of Experts met in Geneva this November

Centre for Law and Religion academics attend Christian Law Panel of Experts event in Geneva

30 November 2017

Academics from the Centre for Law and Religion attended a meeting as part of the Christian Law Panel of Experts this November.

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New appointment to Governance after Brexit

27 November 2017

Professor Daniel Wincott to lead and design major new Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) programme.

The Cardiff advocacy team - Ieuan Callaghan, Eleanor Parsons, Phyllida Spackman and Philip Sayce

Cardiff team of advocates triumph at annual mock trial contest

26 November 2017

A team of Law students from a variety of programmes across the School recently competed in this year’s BPP Advocate of the Year competition.

Professor Christian Bueger speaking at the

Regional Naval Symposium welcomes International Relations Professor to Goa

14 November 2017

Professor in International Relations, Christian Bueger was the only European academic to participate at a recent naval symposium which took place in Goa.