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UEA Law Scheme - Work Placements

The 2013/14 academic year was our most successful year to date, with 52 students being awarded legal placements in solicitors firms and in-house legal departments and a further 10 students having the opportunity to sit with a judge in court. The placements are in every kind of firm - the UK offices of a large international law firms, regional partnerships and niche sole practitioners specialising in a particular area of law. There were also placements with the in-house legal departments of...

New Publication - Dr Nikos Skoutaris

A new publication, co-edited by a member of faculty - Dr Nikos Skoutaris, has been published. For more information please click on the following link: http://www.hartpub.co.uk/BookDetails.aspx?ISBN=9781849465236

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...