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UEA and NCLS partnership wins prestigious national prize

Norfolk Community Law Service (NCLS) and the Law School at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have won the LawWorks 'Best Partnership in Pro Bono Award'. They were announced as winners in recognition of the contribution of students from the UEA Law Clinic to the advice work of the service. The prestigious national awards are entered by the entire legal profession, not just students, and saw UEA and NCLS beat tough competition, demonstrating the strength of pro bono opportunities on...

Law Sports Day

Much fun was to be had on the 10th June, when the student Law Society organised a staff and student’s sports day. In the afternoon members of the staff and a group of students competed against each other in a game of football on the UEA Sportspark pitch. This was followed by a rounder’s match which took place on the field behind the beautifully restored Earlham Hall. What is a sports day without good food? This came in the shape of a delicious BBQ, cooked by our very own Nick Scharf. It...

The Norwich Legal Walk

The Norwich Legal Walk took place on the evening of Thursday 22 May 2014. Staff and students participated in a 10km stroll around some of Norwich’s most beautiful and historic landmarks finishing with a drinks reception kindly sponsored by the Norfolk & Norwich Law Society at the Marble Hall in the City Centre. The Norwich Legal Walk is one of a series of sponsored Legal Walks held annually across England and Wales (the best-known of which is the London Legal Walk). The purpose of the...

Dr Nikos Skoutaris - Izmir workshop

On 21 May, Dr Nikos Skoutaris presented a paper at the 2nd European Workshops on International Studies. The title of his paper was 'On Sovereign Debt Crisis and Sovereignty: A Constitutional law perspective'. The paper provides for an account of the tensions between the implementation of the Financial Assistance packages and the Greek constitutional order. It was hosted at a workshop on 'Post-Financial Crisis Governance in Europe'.

David Wilson - Aspiring Solicitor of the Month

Massive congratulations goes out to David Wilson who is a final year student of the Law School and former President of the UEA Law Society, as he has been named as one of the Aspiring Solicitors of the Month by CEO of Aspiring Solicitors, Chris White. For further information on David's achievement please see the link below: http://www.aspiringsolicitors.co.uk/may-aspiring-solicitors-month/