Skip to main content

School of Law and Politics

Ukraine Project Cymru award winners

Cardiff pro bono scheme celebrated at annual Law Society Dinner

7 December 2023

A free legal advice service for Ukrainians has won the Best Access to Justice Initiative at this year’s Cardiff and District Law Society Dinner.

Emily Pemberton

Former IR student explores Windrush Generation for new S4C documentary

6 December 2023

A former School of Law and Politics student has shone a light on Wales’ Windrush Generation in a new documentary as part of Black History Month.

Thrice to Rome, was written by Professor Norman Doe

Dramatisation based on law research premieres at St Davids Cathedral

29 November 2023

This October, a School of Law and Politics Professor changed role for the evening and saw a play he had written, performed to a packed house at St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire.

Number of Welsh prisoners sleeping rough on release more than trebles in one year

15 November 2023

“Persistent set of problems” returns as the justice system recovers from Covid-19, report concludes

The delegation of Kenyan senior judges and magistrates in Cardiff with Professor Ambreena Manji (right) with Hon. Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu (left).

Cardiff welcomes Kenyan judges and magistrates

20 October 2023

This September a delegation of senior judges and magistrates from Kenya visited Cardiff to discuss opportunities for collaboration in training, research, and education.

Family law advice sessions launched by School of Law and Politics

19 October 2023

The complexities of the Family Court are being addressed in a series of free advice sessions at the School of Law and Politics for members of the public going through family breakups.

Porvoo Communion explored by new canon law network

16 October 2023

A new network for canon law scholars met for the first time this October to discuss the laws of the Porvoo Communion.

Cynthia Lee (LLB 2015, PgDip 2017) / Laila Rashid (LLB 2009) / Eleanor Humphrey (LLB 2014)

30 (ish) Awards recognise law students in annual celebration

10 October 2023

Three socially conscious former law students have been recognised at this year’s alumni community celebration – the 30 (ish) Awards.

Dr Mariam Kamunyu

Africa Dean Welcomes British Academy International Fellow

10 October 2023

A feminist human rights lawyer and gender equality expert will join the School of Law and Politics this October as a British Academy International Fellow.

New evidence uncovered in Northern Ireland Troubles book by IR academic

2 October 2023

Secret talks between the British Army, the IRA, and loyalist paramilitary groups were discovered by a Cardiff academic whilst researching his new account of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Student uses a laptop during a lecture.

Higher education institutions vulnerable to money laundering, research finds

7 September 2023

Current UK legislation needs strengthening to protect staff and students, study concludes

Joshua Xerri

Welsh heritage makes history in North Carolina

6 September 2023

A Cardiff law graduate recently brought the green, green grass of home to the USA when qualifying to become a lawyer.

Sharon Thompson, pictured here centre, with Sinead Maloney and Roberta Bassi, general manager and publisher at Bloomsbury.

Double prize recognition for feminist legal historian

22 August 2023

A Cardiff academic has been awarded 2 major book prizes for her work highlighting a mid-twentieth century pressure group who fought for equal partnership in marriage.

Legal aid unpacked – new book shares first census findings

21 August 2023

The effects of austerity and how they have contributed to a legal aid crisis are explored in a new book which brings together the thoughts of thousands of legal professionals.

Video: Aneurin Bevan in his own words

28 July 2023

Senedd Book launch for Nye Davies now available on Youtube

Global agents attend law skills showcase

27 July 2023

Earlier this year, Cardiff University’s International Office organised a 3-day conference for their global agents.

Shahista Begum

Serving her community

20 July 2023

Postgraduate student adds LLM to dentistry and medical career

Countryside communities explored in new access to justice collection

10 July 2023

The experiences of countryside communities are often overlooked within legal scholarship but a new collection of global perspectives on access to justice in rural areas gives greater prominence to the subject.

Betsy Board / Joshua Gibson

Global law firm offer prestigious placements following awards final

4 July 2023

Two second year law students have been offered placements at a global law firm specialising in insurance, transport, energy, infrastructure, and trade & commodities.

WGC Research Conference proves a hit with academics

3 July 2023

Inaugural annual event showcases centre’s research themes