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David Lloyd George, the first solicitor to become Prime Minister, is to be honoured by the Law Society.

Law Society former council chamber renamed in honour of UK Prime Minister

14 June 2017

A senior law lecturer has secured a motion to rename a meeting room at the Law Society’s Hall in Chancery Lane, London, in honour of the only solicitor in the UK to be made Prime Minister.

Employment Law book and hammer

Employment law reform needed to fix social care in the UK

14 June 2017

Cardiff research provides timely insights into the UK’s crisis of social care

Hands casting votes

What’s the state of democracy today?

9 June 2017

World renowned philosopher opens major European international studies conference at Cardiff University

The Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers

Ecumenical law colloquium holds annual meeting in Rome

2 June 2017

The Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers held its 18th meeting in Rome this May at the Venerable English College.

Rhodri Morgan

Rhodri Morgan 1939 – 2017

18 May 2017

The School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University is sad to note the passing of Rhodri Morgan, who was the First Minister of Wales from 2000-2009.

 Professor of Political Philosophy and International Relations, David Boucher

Learned Society of Wales appoints Professor as Vice –President for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

17 May 2017

Professor of Political Philosophy and International Relations, David Boucher has been appointed as Vice-President (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) of The Learned Society of Wales.

A neglected child

Health and Social Care Law specialists draft response to Welsh Government guidance

4 May 2017

The Centre for Health and Social Care Law (CHSCL) has recently submitted a response to Welsh Government on draft guidance for practitioners who work on cases of neglect or abuse.

Dr Sara Drake with speaker Adam Wagner and June Milligan, Equality and Human Rights Commissioner for Wales.

School hosts annual lecture and showcases human rights work to stakeholders

28 April 2017

This March, the School of Law and Politics partnered with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in Wales to host their Annual Lecture.

The book,  Dylan and Cohen: Poets of Rock and Roll

Professor’s Poets of Rock and Roll book translated internationally for global market

20 April 2017

Professor of Political Philosophy and International Relations, David Boucher is currently enjoying an international renaissance of his book Dylan and Cohen: Poets of Rock and Roll.

Dr Kay Swinburne, Member of the European Parliament for Wales, visits Cardiff to discuss Brexit with Politics students

The Brexit Process – Dr Kay Swinburne presents to Politics students

13 April 2017

Politics students recently welcomed Dr Kay Swinburne, Member of the European Parliament for Wales, to the School to discuss Brexit.

TEDxCardiff Logo

TEDxCardiff

5 April 2017

Sharing inspirational research and inspiring a global audience

Cathy Cobley and Ambreena Manji pictured for the Women@Cardiff photographic exhibition.

Women@Cardiff – Law academics recognised by peers for photographic exhibition

27 March 2017

Two Law academics have been chosen as subjects for a new photography exhibition which will showcase a range of remarkable women who contribute to life at Cardiff University.

The winners and judges celebrate at the Public Speaking Competition.

Cardiff hosts UK’s first public speaking competition

27 March 2017

Students from across the country came together this month for the inaugural UK Joint Public Speaking Competition.

Personal Injury claim paperwork

Professor publishes key article on tactics in compensation claims

26 March 2017

In a month when accident compensation has again made front page news, Professor Richard Lewis has published a key article on the tactics used by lawyers when negotiating the settlement of claims.

Paper silhouette of family

Family court transparency

23 March 2017

Plans fall short as judges struggle to find time to publish judgments safely

Cardiff's Sport Law team - Olivia Smith, Drew Evans, Violah Matwaka and Renee Lim.

Sports negotiation students score top marks at Wembley competition

22 March 2017

This March, a group of Law students followed the path of many others by travelling to Wembley Stadium in pursuit of glory.

Professor Stijn Smismans,  Professor Carl Baudenbacher, President of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Court and Professor Jiri Priban.

Brexit solutions - EFTA Court President presents at School of Law and Politics

22 March 2017

This March, the School of Law and Politics hosted a most timely public lecture from Professor Carl Baudenbacher, President of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Court.

Hannah Marchant of the School of Law and Politics and Diane Brooks of Hugh James pictured centre with sponsors and award presenter, Rebecca Adlington OBE.

School scoops prestigious collaboration prize in national employability awards

28 February 2017

The School of Law and Politics was presented with the ‘Best Collaboration between a University and Employer’ accolade at this year’s National Undergraduate Employability Awards.

Dr. Christian Bueger (pictured fourth from left) at Aman 17 which took place in Karachi, Pakistan.

Aman 17 - International Relations Reader presents at multinational maritime exercise

22 February 2017

Dr. Christian Bueger, Reader in International Relations was recently invited to take part in ‘Aman 17’, a multinational exercise which aimed to display a united front against maritime terrorism and crime.

Dr Einion Dafydd and the Secretary of State for Wales, the Rt. Hon. Alun Cairns MP with pupils from Barry Comprehensive School

Secretary of state visits school pupils for lesson in politics

21 February 2017

Dr Einion Dafydd, Lecturer in Parliamentary Studies, recently accompanied the Secretary of State for Wales, the Rt. Hon. Alun Cairns MP on a visit to a local comprehensive school to encourage pupils to study Politics at University.