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Durham Law graduate launches first legal training programme for women law graduates in Saudi Arabia

Dr Ibrahim Al-Hudaithy is Dean of the Prince Sultan University School of Law and has launched the first legal training for women law graduates in Saudi Arabia

(9 Feb 2018) » More about Durham Law graduate launches first legal training programme for women law graduates in Saudi Arabia


Durham Law graduate leading on landmark Brexit challenge on EU citizenship

Jolyon Maugham QC, a Durham Law School graduate, is leading a major case with ground breaking potential on EU citizenship rights post-Brexit.

(9 Feb 2018) » More about Durham Law graduate leading on landmark Brexit challenge on EU citizenship


Durham Law School celebrates 50th anniversary

Durham alumni including Lord Hughes, Lady Black and Lord Justice McFarlane (pictured) with Thom Brooks, Durham Law School’s Dean, celebrated its 50th anniversary at a packed networking event at Hogan Lovells in the City. The event brought together alumni and current students across five decades, including the Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC.

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Local MP Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods issued an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons on 30 January 2018 congratulating the Law School on our 50th Anniversary

(1 Feb 2018) » More about Local MP Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods issued an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons on 30 January 2018 congratulating the Law School on our 50th Anniversary


Professor Eleanor Spaventa will be delivering an oral update on her Brexit Citizens Report to a joint meeting of the LIBE and PETI committee

(1 Feb 2018) » More about Professor Eleanor Spaventa will be delivering an oral update on her Brexit Citizens Report to a joint meeting of the LIBE and PETI committee


Dame Vera Baird QC, Lady Black DBE and Jason Sugarman QC named Honorary Fellows of Durham Law School

Durham Law School has named three eminent legal advocates as Honorary Fellows effective immediately. The School’s new Fellows include Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria and former Labour MP Dame Vera Baird QC with Durham graduates Lady Black DBE and Jason Sugarman QC.

(16 Nov 2017) » More about Durham Law School names new Honorary Fellows


Durham Law students win ‘Advocate of the Year’ competition

Durham Law School students Lily Church, Eleanor Gleeson, Mia Purdy and Connor Wright took top prize at the BPP University – Leeds ‘Advocate of the Year 2017’ contest by winning the competition with a stunning victory. 

(16 Nov 2017) » More about Durham Law students win competition


Inner Temple comes to Durham!

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple visited Durham Law School with a hugely popular events programme.

(16 Nov 2017) » More about Inner Temple comes to Durham


Durham Law School research used in new attempt to end the death penalty in California

A case is being considered by the Supreme Court of California that could lead to the abolition of capital punishment in that state. In State v. Steskal, research on sentencing by Durham Law School’s Dean Thom Brooks is cited and quoted in support of ending the death penalty.

(25 Oct 2017) » More about Durham Law School research used in new attempt to end the death penalty in California


Thom Brooks shares platform with leading politicians and journalists at landmark event

Durham Law School's Dean Thom Brooks spoke alongside some of the biggest names in politics and journalism at a landmark event in London's Intercontinental at the O2.

(25 Oct 2017) » More about Thom Brooks shares platform with leading politicians and journalists at landmark event