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27 June 2017

Symposium: Transparency: Where art thou in consumer protection

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22 March 201715:30

Careers in International Justice and Human Rights

On behalf of the International Law Forum at Exeter Law School and Department of Politics, we are pleased to invite you to an expert panel on careers in International Justice and Human Rights, with drinks reception. Event open to students in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies. Full details
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20 March 201716:30

ILF - Denial of humanitarian access during Armed Conflicts Seminar

The International Law Forum at Exeter Law School are pleased to invite you to a seminar on: THE CHALLENGES IN APPLYING IHL IN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIALS - A CASE STUDY OF THE DENIAL OF HUMANITARIAN ACCESS DURING ARMED CONFLICTS. Full details
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15 March 201716:30

CELS Lasok Lecture: "Brexit and Human Rights" by Professor Steve Peers

We have the pleasure to host Professor Steve Peers (University of Essex) for the CELS annual Lasok Lecture. Prof. Peers is well-known for his comments on the current relation of the UK to the EU following the Brexit vote. His lecture is on the topic "Brexit and Human Rights", addressing such questions as: What effect will Brexit have on the protection of human rights in the UK? Will there be any change relating to equality law, workers' rights and data protection rights? What might change regarding human rights and extradition?. Full details
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6 March 201714:00

CELS research seminar - Data sharing and competition law

We have the pleasure to host Prof. Rupprecht Podszun (University of Düsseldorf), holder of the Chair for Civil Law, German and European Competition Law at Düsseldorf, where he moved to last year from the University of Bayreuth, and an affiliated research fellow of Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich. His research focus is on media and IT cases, as well as the interplay of intellectual property and competition law. Full details
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3 March 201711:30

A Barrister's perspective on working with tribal communities

Gordon Bennett is a human rights lawyer who works closely with Survival International. He recently published an article in the Guardian on the rights of tribal people to hunt. In this talk, Gordon will reflect on his work as a barrister and how his role interacts with other agencies involved in supporting the human rights of indigenous people. This event is designed to give you a flavour of some of the roles and activities involved in working in human rights with indiginous communities. Students from all disciplines are welcome to come and hear Gordon speak and discuss issues of tribal human rights. Full details
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1 March 201714:00

Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law Research Seminar Series

We are delighted to host two external speakers in the research seminar series of the Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law in the Law School. Jonathan Sacher, (Partner in Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP) will talk about the London (and International) Insurance and Reinsurance Market while Roman Khodykin, (Partner in Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and Visiting Professor, Clare College Cambridge University) will be speaking on International Arbitration (UK and Russian perspectives). Full details
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13 - 17 February 201710:30

SSIS Careers Week 13th - 17th February 2017

If you are in Politics, International Relations, Law, Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, Philosophy or Arabic & Islamic Studies, you will find the SSIS Careers Week events and drop-ins designed to help at all stages of your career planning. Full details
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8 February 201713:30

The University of Law: Step into Law - How To Convert Your Degree

The University of Law offer the Graduate Diploma in Law at The University of Exeter.. Full details
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2 February 201717:30

The Exeter Brexit Lecture: Practice Meets Legal Analysis

The Exeter Brexit Lecture sees three law alumni, one based in Frankfurt and two based in London, returning to campus to give their perspective on the implications of Brexit for their industry.. Full details
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2 February 20176:30

Applying for Pupillage workshop

Exeter alumni Alex Cisneros (LL.B., 2012) and Maya Chopra (LL.B. 2012) will be visiting campus to run a workshop on making pupillage applications. Alex is currently completing a Public law and human rights pupillage and Maya is a criminal barrister. The workshop will focus on advice on applying for pupillage, as well as the BPTC and mini-pupillage and will cover what to do/what not to do in terms of writing your application. The workshop will finish with a Q&A session and you will have the opportunity to ask Alex and Maya any general questions on the process of becoming a barrister and their own career aspirations in their chosen fields. Full details
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20 January 201714:00

ESRC SWDTP Studentships Info Day

An afternoon to experience and learn more about what Social Sciences and International Studies Postgraduate Research in Exeter can offer. Full details
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21 December 20168:30

A Technological Licensing Framework for 3D Printed Content: A Focus in China

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7 December 201613:00

The Reliance of International Commercial Arbitration on State Interference

We have a pleasure of welcoming as our guest speaker dr Jaap Baaij, previously Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam Faculty of Law, currently JSD candidate at Yale Law School. Full details
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5 December 201614:00

Why Hitler saved the judges - on judicial resistance to authoritarian regimes

Prof. Hans-Petter Graver, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law and University of Durham, Institute of Advanced Studies. Full details
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5 December 201614:00

Prof. Hans-Petter Graver, University of Oslo: "Why Hitler saved the judges - on judicial resistance to authoritarian regimes"

Prof. Hans-Petter Graver, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law and University of Durham, Institute of Advanced Studies. Full details
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30 November 201617:30

Space Law: The Final (Legal) Frontier?

A seminar on the legal framework applicable to military activities in outer space by Wing Commander John Ward (RAF). Full details
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30 November 201614:00

Professor Alastair Hudson: The Synthesis of Substantive Law, Regulation and Practice in the Law of Finance

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17 November 201613:30

Law firm application form workshop with David Higgins, Freshfields

David Higgins, and Exeter Law alumnus, works in London for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. His workshop with contain: Timelines for the various options available at Freshfields Training contract. Vacation scheme (for students in their penultimate year at university). Workshops (for students who haven’t yet made up their mind about their career. Workshops last one or two days – they provide a great opportunity to get an inside view of Freshfields). Application forms What the firm looks for in applicants. Highlighting positive ways to ensure an application form get noticed. Giving examples of common mistakes made on application forms. Q&As David would very much like this to be an interactive session. He is very happy to answer any questions not just on Freshfields but also on other law firms and any other aspects of the legal profession. It would therefore be good if the students that attend come prepared with questions they would like to ask him.. Full details
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16 November 201615:30

Dr Catherine Caine: "Protecting the Marine Environment in Offshore Renewable Energy: A Push Towards Strategic Assessment"

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16 November 201614:00

Dr Aurel Sari: Killing at a Distance: Aerial Targeting and the Right to Life

Air power has become integral to the warfighting capability of the British armed forces. According to the UK’s Air and Space Doctrine, air power not only harbours significant strategic potential in its own right, but acts as a ‘force multiplier by enabling and enhancing other military and non-military effects’.. Full details
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16 November 201612:30

Barrister Q&A: Ask me Anything!

Sophie and Ben are both Exeter alumni and both worked for the CPS prior to joining 9 Kings Bench Walk. The Chamber specialises in high level and general crime, offences of serious violence, child abuse, rape cases and fraud, immigration, particularly those cases linked with criminal charges, traffic and regulatory work. As well as finding out about getting pupillage and tenancy, you can also find out about the Chamber’s mini-pupillage and internship opportunities. About our speakers: Sophie Quinton-Carter graduated in 2012 with an LLB (Maitrise) and attended Kaplan Law School to complete her BPTC. Prior to joining the CPS, Sophie worked for the Financial Ombudsman Service. She joined Chambers in January 2016. Sophie specializes in Crime and Regulatory work. Ben Edwards graduated in 2006 with an LLB, and was called to the Bar in 2007. Ben specializes in Crime and Regulatory work. Ben is currently on a 6-month secondment to the Nursing and Midwifery Council. His previous work for the CPS involved working alongside Treasury Counsel and regularly meeting with the Attorney General and Solicitor General. Full details
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16 November 201611:00

Protecting the Marine Environment in Offshore Renewable Energy: A Push Towards Strategic Assessment

Dr Catherine Caine - Centre for European Legal Studies Research Seminar. Full details
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15 November 201618:30

A Night of Negotiation

Join the new group for a night of negotiation followed by a meet and greet at the Ram.. Full details
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15 November 201617:00

Consumer Law Society

The next meeting of the Consumer Law Society will explore the link between consumer & environment protection.. Full details
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14 November 201618:00

Golden Threads and Pragmatic Patches: Fairness in Criminal Justice - Lecture 2: Righting Criminal Justice,

Delivered by Dame Sian Elias, Chief Justice of New Zealand as part of the Hamlyn Lecture Series. Full details
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9 November 201613:30

How to Prepare for the Law Fair

This session will provide a basic introduction to the purpose of the Exeter Law Fair and offer some useful information and advice on making the most of the law fair and interacting with the law firms and other exhibitors attending. Please sign up to attend on My Career Zone. Full details
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8 November 201613:30

Graduate Careers in Local Government

The National Graduate Development Programme (NGDP) is a two-year graduate management development programme for individuals who want to make a difference. We train high-calibre managers who can influence and implement the huge change programme facing local government. Full details
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2 November 201613:30

How to apply to a top city law firm - with Herbert Smith Freehills

In this session Exeter alumni / recruitment specialists from Herbert Smith Freehills with give you tips and guidance on applying to a commercial law firm. In this session Exeter alumni / recruitment specialists from Herbert Smith Freehills with give you tips and guidance on applying to a commercial law firm; how to plan and prepare applications and balance prioritising with academic work, be resilient and adaptable when dealing with setbacks and give advice on how to present yourself in applications. Please come prepared to discuss questions about your own applications. Full details
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28 October 201611:00

Dr Adam McCann: "A funding proposal on: End of life medical decision in Europe - comparing practice and policy"

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20 October 201612:30

Law firm application form workshop with Lara Moore, Ashfords

Lara Moore works in Exeter for Ashfords. You can read more about Lara here http://www.ashfords.co.uk/lara-moore/ Ashfords is a regional law firm with offices in London and across the South West. In this workshop, you will be given the chance to work on your own style of writing, gain an understanding of the do's and don'ts of application form writing, and have the opportunity to ask questions about what it's like working for a large regional law firm. Full details
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18 October 201617:30

Alternative Careers for Law Students

Our panellists have all followed an alternative career with their law degree. Come along to hear how they have used their degree in their career path and any advice for getting into their sector. The talk will include a Q&A session. This is a great opportunity to start exploring your options. The panel discussion will be followed by drinks and networking. Please sign up for this event on My Career Zone. Full details
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17 October 201617:30

Behind the Barbed Wire. The Hidden Lives of Refugees in the EU 'Hotspot' Detention Camp on the Greek Island of Lesbos

Building on their practical experience in the field, the speakers will share their impressions and knowledge of the current situation of refugees in Lesbos with the support of photographs taken during several visits to this detention camp. Full details
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13 October 201617:30

Dr Kyriaki Patsianta: The Current Position of Migrant Children in Greece

According to the UNICEF, more than one in five migrants arriving in Europe in 2015 were children. An important number of these children are currently stranded in Greece. During this presentation, Dr Kyriaki Patsianta will share her experiences and views with you about the current situation of these children in Greece, building on her work in the field. Full details
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12 October 201617:00

Consumer Law Society

Come join us for a discussion of privacy issues and how best to regulate data protection. Full details
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12 October 201614:00

Dr Joseph Lee: Synergies, Risks and Regulation of Stock Exchange Interconnections

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12 October 201613:30

How to apply to Law Grad School

In this sessions we will be looking at the range of exciting LLMs available worldwide, many of which have seen successful Exeter graduates get on to. We will look at how to get organised and tackle applications as well as the decision making process about what to do and where. Please note: this is not about the LPC or BPTC but LLM programmes. Please sign up on My Career Zone. Full details
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5 October 201613:30

How to become a barrister

We shall cover all the basic steps from joining an Inn of Court to applying for pupillage. Please sign up for this event on My Career Zone. Full details
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29 September 201616:30

The Law on Data - exploring a career in this specialist area of law

Travers Smith provides data protection advice to clients in a diverse range of sectors, covering retail, financial services, online start- ups, pension funds and insurance. This regularly involves giving advice in relation to data protection audit and policy work, online privacy policies, data collection and exploitation, information security breaches and international data transfers. Recent work includes advising: Office in relation to a data security incident; Shazam on obtaining and using geo-tracking data; and A number of financial institutions and private equity houses on their international transfers of data. Our speakers will provide insights in to this complex area of work and you will have the opportunity to ask questions about law and data.. Full details
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28 September 201613:30

How to become a solicitor

We shall cover all the basic steps from application to training contract, including when and how to apply. Please sign up on My Career Zone. Full details
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26 September 201618:30

2016-17 Legal Assistance Programme (LAP) options are here! Interested in applying?

26 Sept 6.30pm Newman Blue LT.. Full details
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23 - 24 June 2016

Budapest conference: European Constitutional Democracy in Peril - People, Principles, Institutions

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21 - 23 June 2016

The International Law of Military Operations: Mapping the Field

A conference convened by the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War and the University of Exeter. Full details
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3 June 201614:30

Speaker Prof. Elisabeth Lambert Abdelgawad: The Economic Crisis and the Evolution of the System Based on the ECHR: Is There Any Correlation?

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28 April 201617:00

2016 Lasok Lecture

21st Century European Civil Justice; Looking for the view from the Hedgehogs. Full details
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12 April 201616:00

FootAnstey Open Day - Sign up required

Come along to our open evening and meet us; partners, lawyers and trainees. We'll be holding talks and sharing as much information as possible about what it is like to train and become a lawyer at one of the fastest growing law firms in the UK. To sign up, please email your name and current course to jenna.wickham@footanstey.com. Full details
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10 March 201618:00

Exeter Student Law Review Employability Skills Evening

This is an excellent insight opportunity for those intending to find out more about a firm's professional expectations from trainees and vacation scheme students. Full details
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9 March 201615:00

Webblocking in the UK and Beyond

Exeter Law Research Seminar Speaker Dr Mark Hyland, University of Bangor. Full details
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9 March 201613:30

The University of Law Mock Assessment Centre

​A session dedicated to preparing Exeter University students for the demands of an assessment centre whilst further enhancing their readiness for the workplace. Queens Building LT7.2. Full details
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2 March 201613:30

Applying for the BPTC with the University of Law

Speaker:- Charlotte Baker – BPTC Consultant, University of Law. Objective:- Information for students interested in applying for the bar – specifically gaining pupillage. Method:- The session utilises real pupillage application forms and interviews conducted between barristers and soon-to-be pupils to give students a realistic insight into the process (further details are contained in the information document attached).. Full details
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25 February 201618:15

Women in Law Speaker Event

A speaker event with Exeter Women in Business Society, Bracton Law Society, Exeter European Law Society and Women & Law Exeter. Full details
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25 February 201615:00

Cybersecurity Regulation As A New Generation of Trade Barrier? Challenges for the WTO

Professor Zhixiong Huang of the University of Wuhan (China) will deliver a paper at the research seminar in Peter Chalk 2.3, next Thursday 25 Feb, 3pm. Full details
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15 February 201617:30

Speaker Exeter Alumnus Marcus Harling - 'How we built the Forum'

Exeter Law School have an exciting opportunity for Law students to hear from the Head of Construction and Engineering at Burges Salmon, Marcus Harling (Exeter Alumus, 1982), who was involved with the construction of Exeter University’s ‘Forum’ building.. Full details
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3 February 201615:00

Christina Walton: Politics and Charity Law

Law School Research Seminar. Speaker Miss Christina Walton. Full details
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3 February 201612:30

Careers in the EU - Employer Presentation

Paul Kaye, London Office of the European Commission will be giving a talk on EU careers. He will provide information on where an EU career can lead, why it will be a fulfilling career choice, what involves and who they are looking to employ. He will also provide a very clear outline of the application process and the selection procedure, leading you straight into your career at the EU!. Full details
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29 January 201612:00

Lord Neuberger's visit to Exeter University

Lord Neuberger has requested an informal visit to the Law School primarily so that he may meet our students, he will be giving a short talk and will be hosting a Q & A session with students. Full details
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2 December 201515:00

Done without doing - reconciling corporate responsibility theory and practice

Exeter Law School Research Seminar: Done without doing- reconciling corporate responsibility theory and practice, Speaker Dr Luke Price. Full details
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26 November 201517:00

Careers with regional law firms: find out more with Stephens Scown

Are you interested in becoming a solicitor? Do you want to find out what it is like training with and working for one of the largest firms in the South West? Join trainees and the graduate recruitment team at the Exeter office of Stephens Scown. Full details
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25 November 201515:00

Information regulation and quantum paradox: Speaker Dr James Griffin, Exeter Law School

The School of Law of the University of Exeter organises research seminar series. The seminars are open to staff, researchers, postgraduate students and the university’s stakeholders. The aims of the seminar series are to stimulate intellectual discussion, provoke thoughts, engage in the debate of current issues, and disseminate research findings. Exeter Law School research seminar series is convened by Dr Joseph Lee, Senior Lecturer in Law. If you are interested in attending any of the seminars, please contact Dr Joseph Lee at j.lee@exeter.ac.uk. Full details
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18 November 201512:30

How to become a Barrister

Alex was called to the Bar in 2007 and specialises in the law of international organisations (e.g., the UN, the World Bank and the IMF). He studied at Exeter University (2002-2005) on the double-diplôme (LLB European (French)) and spent a year in Rennes (2005-2006) for his Master 1. Alex will talk through the first steps to becoming a barrister and discuss his own career specialism in Public International law. Full details
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12 November 201517:30

Women in the law, discussion and networking

Hear from a wide range of women who have made it to the top of their profession and gain an insight into the challenges they faced along the way but also the value of choosing such a career path. Networking drinks will follow this event from 7pm. Full details
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9 November 201513:30

BT Legal Commercial Awareness workshop and in-house careers presentation

Our talk is aimed at students who want to understand more about commercial awareness and who are curious about embarking on a legal career in-house. This unique presentation offers an ideal opportunity for students to find out what it’s like to train as an in-house trainee solicitor. You’ll hear from some of our current trainees who will discuss: •their experiences as an in-house trainee and their honest opinions on why they chose to pursue a career in-house •the latest recruitment hot topic: “commercial awareness”, including what it is and how you can start to demonstrate you have it. The talk includes a few case studies to bring the topic to life •the BT Legal Training Contract, including how to apply and some handy tips to make your application stand out The presenters will be welcoming any questions you may have following the presentation.. Full details
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4 November 201515:00

Banking in post-World War Two Britain: Speaker Mr Mark Billings, Exeter Business School

The School of Law of the University of Exeter organises research seminar series. The seminars are open to staff, researchers, postgraduate students and the university’s stakeholders. The aims of the seminar series are to stimulate intellectual discussion, provoke thoughts, engage in the debate of current issues, and disseminate research findings. Exeter Law School research seminar series is convened by Dr Joseph Lee, Senior Lecturer in Law. If you are interested in attending any of the seminars, please contact Dr Joseph Lee at j.lee@exeter.ac.uk. Full details
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2 November 201516:00

An International Law Career - Andrew Stott, Olswang, Singapore: with interactive law & data session

An International Law Career with interactive workshop. Andrew Stott (Law Alumnus) will give students an insight into tackling 21st century legal problems involving data, or as he calls it “Chasing the Unicorn – creating the next billion dollar start-up: a case study of the legal and commercial issues involved in launching a disruptor app” Andrew will also discuss how he developed an international law career working in the US and Asia. Andrew Stott, University of Exeter LLB., 2000, Dip. Legal Practice,2002. Andrew has been with Olswang since 2002 and advises companies, financial institutions and individuals on international public and private M&A, investment deals and strategic joint ventures. Andrew has particular experience in working on multi-jurisdiction transactions across Europe, North America and Asia and spent part of his career based in New York. Full details
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28 October 201513:00

Ask a Law Trainee Anything

Hear from a panel of trainee solicitors working in a range of teams from Education to Property Litigation and gain an insight from those recently new in the industry. This is the chance to reflect on your first few weeks at University and ask any career related questions you want answering!. Full details
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21 October 201515:00

Buddhist Ethics: Why behave?

Academic Research Seminar, Speaker Dr Nathan Tamblyn, Exeter Law School. Full details
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1 October 201513:30

Travers Smith: Ask me anything about M&A and working for a commercial law firm

Ask me anything about M&A and working for a commercial law firm! Interested in these areas of law but want to find out more? Here's your opportunity to grill two individuals from Travers Smith about what the work is like and involves. Full details
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4 - 5 June 2015

Heraldry and Piracy: The Courts of Chivalry and Admirality in Later Medieval England and France

Complementing the current Leverhulme funded project ‘Law and Arms: the Medieval English Court of Chivalry’, this symposium aims to bring together scholars and those from beyond the academic community interested in broadening this under-researched field. Full details
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29 April 201517:00

Lasok Law Lecture

This year’s Lasok lecture will be given by Professor Norbert Reich and is entitled "EU Citizenship - Progressive Concept or Regressive Failure?”. Full details
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25 March 201511:00

Treaty Interpretation in Recent Case Law - by Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne

He has recently completed his DPhil in Oxford, on the topic of 'International Law and the Procedural Regulation of Internment in Non-International Armed Conflict'. He was previously a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Public International Law for the Law Faculty in Oxford and a Stipendiary Lecturer and Director of Studies in Law at Merton College, for which he taught the undergraduate course in trusts law. Other previous positions include British Research Council Fellow at the John W Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington DC, Convenor of the Oxford Public International Law Discussion Group, and Treasurer & Member of the Executive Committee of Oxford Pro Bono Publico. Lawrence's research interests cut across a number of topics within public international law, and his recent work has focused on international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international criminal law. He is especially interested in the relationship of these different areas to general international law. He is currently finalising a monograph entitled Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict to be published in 2015 by Oxford University Press.. Full details
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5 March 201516:00

The Concept of Surrender in International Humanitarian Law - Dr Russell Buchan Senior Lecturer in International Law at Sheffield

This talk forms part of an on-going seminar series entitled 'Axis of Protection: Human Rights in International Law'. This series is jointly convened by the Universities of Exeter, Oxford and Reading. It provides an opportunity for scholars to engage in discussion of contemporary and challenging issues concerning the protection of human rights in international law, with emphasis on human rights law, international humanitarian law and international refugee law. At each meeting, a paper is presented for 30-40 minutes, followed by a formal response and discussion. Meetings alternate each term between the three host institutions. Seminars are open to staff and students of the participating universities. Recent speakers include Professor Malcolm Evans (Bristol), Emanuela Gillard (ELAC, Oxford), Dr Jure Vidmar (Oxford), Professor Susan Breau (Reading) and Professor Michael Schmitt (Exeter and US Naval War College). The convenors of the series are Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne and Ruvi Ziegler (Reading), Kubo Mačák (Exeter) and Janina Dill (Oxford). Full details
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2 March 201515:00

TBC

Exeter Research Seminar Speaker Prof Amandine Garde, University of Liverpool. Full details
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2 March 201513:00

How to solve a company / commercial legal problem workshop

Understanding how commercial lawyers operate is one of the qualities that will “set you apart” from other candidates when writing law firm applications and at interview. If you would like to gain greater insight in to how to answer a typical application form “killer” question: “What attracts you to a career in commercial law and why do you feel your skills suit this career?”* Or “What key skills do you believe are necessary to become a successful commercial solicitor?”*, then this is the session for you. By gaining first-hand experience of looking at and working on a typical commercial legal problem, you will be able to identify the skills required to pursue a successful career in commercial law. The session will be led by Henry Maples, Associate Solicitor at the commercial law firm Murrell Associates. You will be presented with background materials in advance of the workshop and during the workshop have time to analyse the issues and discuss solutions. Please register for the event on My Career Zone. Advance registration is required in order for us to supply you with the materials by email in advance. Both law and non-law students are welcome to join in the session which will be both informative and fun – only a passion for commercial law is required, no previous knowledge! *real questions from real application forms.. Full details
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23 February 201513:00

Government Legal Careers - a panel discussion and networking

Hear from representatives from the Government Legal Services (GLS), a Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) pupil barrister and a researcher for the Ministry of Justice about pursuing a law-related career in the Government. From 2.30 - 3.30pm there is a networking cream tea. Full details
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18 February 201514:00

There's more to Law

There's More to Law features alumni who studied law but chose to pursue careers outside the legal sector. It will demonstrate how the skills from a law degree can be transferred in to other sectors. Full details
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23 January 201513:00

Barristers Workshop with Essex Court Chambers

Jess will be joined by two of their newest recruits, Helen Morton and Stuart Cribb. The session will open with a talk covering the life of a junior commercial barrister and the applications process both for Essex Court Chambers. A moot will be demonstrated, based on a contractual problem. We will of course be happy to answer any questions, either formally or informally during the course of the session. Full details
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3 December 201416:00

Dr Joseph Lee, University of Exeter: An understanding of Japanese takeover law and practices

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26 November 201416:00

Dr Lyn Tjon Soei Len, University of Amsterdam: Accommodation, Toleration and Contractual Immorality

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13 November 201413:00

BT Legal Commercial Awareness workshop and in-house careers presentation

This unique presentation offers an ideal opportunity for students to find out what it’s like to train as an in-house trainee solicitor. You’ll hear from some of our current trainees who will discuss: •their experiences as an in-house trainee and their honest opinions on why they chose to pursue a career in-house •the latest recruitment hot topic: “commercial awareness”, including what it is and how you can start to demonstrate you have it. The talk includes a few case studies to bring the topic to life •the BT Legal Training Contract, including how to apply and some handy tips to make your application stand out The presenters will be welcoming any questions you may have following the presentation. Sign up on My Career Zone http://ex.ac.uk/Ah. Full details
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12 November 201416:00

Professor Nick Barber, University of Oxford: Parliamentary Sovereignty

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29 October 201411:00

Law Panel Event - Ask a trainee with Michelmores

Find out about why our panellists choose a regional firm, about the work they do, how the found the application process and much more. Our panellists: Kieran Van Bussel - Kieran is a trainee, and joined Michelmores in September 2013. Kieran graduated from the University of the West of England with a 1st class degree in Criminology and Psychology, before taking his GDL. Holly Dobbins - Holly worked in retail management before returning to university to study a condensed two-year LLB at Cardiff, achieving her second first class degree in 2011. She is now an active member of Michelmores' Energy & Renewables team. Lola Becker - Lola is a solicitor in the Clinical Negligence team. Lola acts for clients on a number of varied claims as well as assisting Clinical Negligence partner Bernadette McGhie on particularly complex, high value claims.. Full details
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22 October 201416:00

Dr Oliver Gerstenberg: The Justiciability of Socioeconomic Rights, European Solidarity, and the Role of the Court of Justice of the EU.

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15 October 201416:15

Specialisms in Law - a discussion panel

This panel will explore the decision-making processes that are essential in building a career in the legal profession. How and when do you decide what to do? What sorts of opportunities present themselves along the way? If you are thinking about a career in Law and want to find out more about the different paths, come along to this event, meet and network with our distinguished panel at a drinks reception which will follow the discussion.Alumni guests:Emma Price (Politics 2004) - Barrister, Temple Garden Chambers. Claire Tollefson (Law 2006) Family Solicitor, Cripps Harries Hall, Carl Steele, Partner and Registered trademark attorney, Ashfords, Nathan Willmott, Partner and Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution Group. This event will be followed by drinks and networking. Full details
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15 October 201415:30

Mr Peter Robinson: Radovan Karadzic and the Right (or Folly) of Self-Representation

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6 October 201413:00

Setting your expectations and planning your law firm applications

Writing an application for a law firm can be a stressful procedure which takes time and effort. Caroline Lindner, the Trainee Recruitment Manager at Norton Rose Fulbright, is leading this session which will help you with your initial preparation, and to understand what to expect before you start writing your applications.Sign up on My Career Zone for this event to count towards the Exeter Award. http://ex.ac.uk/7d. Full details
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1 October 201416:00

Professor Anne Barlow: Mapping Paths to Family Justice

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20 June 2014

Thinking about a career in teaching: PGCE taster day

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10 March 201417:30

Becoming a Barrister

Simon is a Criminal Law barrister. He will talk about what life is like at the Criminal bar. The discussion will also centre on what it takes to become a barrister, looking at what qualities and attributes are in demand for the barristers of the future. Simon will answer your questions on the practical issues which may be on applying to Inns of Courts or about planning for achieving Pupillage.This will be an informal session and we encourage you to bring along questions and discussion points. Full details
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15 November 201312:00

Preparing for Interview with Michelmores

This is one of our most requested events. If you are making applications now for training contracts and vacation schemes, and need to know more about the interview process, come along. In this session we will cover: What is the function of an interview? What are interviewers looking for? What are the dos and don'ts in an interview situation? How can you prepare for an interview - why a mock interview is a good practice activity? How the Careers Service can help / what else you can do?. Full details
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8 November 201314:00

Law School 90th Anniversary Celebration

In celebration of 90 years of first class legal education at the University of Exeter, this event will feature an afternoon of activities showcasing the breadth of research, education and student engagement activities in the Law School, followed by a guest lecture delivered by Supreme Court Justice, Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony. Full details
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6 November 201312:30

The legal practice course and paths to qualification as a solicitor: your questions answered

Your pathways to qualification are likely to increase, following on from the LETR (Legal Education Training Review). If you are considering doing the LPC upon graduation but want to know about how you might qualify as a solicitor authorised to practise in England and Wales then do attend this session.Our speaker is Maggie Hemsworth who is an Associate Professor at Plymouth University, the LPC Programme Manager/Director of the LPC with 20 years experience in delivery of the LPC. Maggie was formally a litigation solicitor and has worked in London and in the South West. She also acts as an SRA- appointed external examiner and so has an extensive knowledge of the LPC. Full details
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24 October 201313:00

Developing Commercial Awareness for Lawyers Hosted by the College of Law

If you are interested in a career in law and want the opportunity to practice your skills and enhance your employability, attend this Commercial Awareness workshop, which will be delivered by Kerry James, Head of The College of Law in Bristol. This stimulating workshop focuses on a lawyers role within a business deal to give you an understanding of what commercial awareness means how law firms manage clients and what's important to clients! Its interactive and fun and it will help you to answer those difficult questions on application forms for training contracts. Full details
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16 October 201312:00

Careers with the Government Legal Service

Whether the Government is creating new legislation, procuring goods and services, employing people or defending its decisions in court, it needs significant levels of legal advice. To carry out this work, the Government needs its own lawyers who understand its business. The GLS comprises 2000 lawyers working in the legal teams of 30 Departments of State and other Government organizations. GLS lawyers advise Ministers and officials on their powers and responsibilities litigate on their behalf and ensure that official decisions comply with the law.Its a terrific responsibility.As a legal trainee in the GLS, its a responsibility you could share.Steven Richards (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) will provide an insight into the work of the GLS, its lawyers and the recruitment process for its legal trainee scheme. Steven is an alumnus of the University of Exeter and joined the GLS as a legal trainee. Since qualifying as a solicitor, Steven has worked in a number of legal roles within BIS and currently advises on legal matters relating to higher and vocational education.. Full details
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10 - 11 May 2013

The SSIS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

On Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May the SSIS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference will be held. The event will bring PGR students from across the college together to discuss their current research. Full details
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9 May 201313:30

Annual SSIS Research Methods Festival

The Annual College of Social Sciences and International Studies Research Methods Festival has been designed to complement the PGR research seminar training sessions which take place across the academic year. The event aims to introduce delegates to a range of contemporary research projects and methodological issues and to allow students further exploration and discussion of research related issues. Our keynote speaker for the event will be Professor Gaby Weiner, who will be speaking about her recently published text: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Lives. The event will end with a mock viva, which will enable students an insight into this process of examination. A drinks reception will also be held after this session. Full details
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15 April 201311:00

The Humanitarian Side of Statelessness: Statelessness within the Framework of the Millennium Development Goals

This seminar will be of particular interest to students studying human rights, general public international law, forced displacement and international development. Jason Tucker is a noted scholar in the field of statelessness and international development. Full details
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27 March 201311:00

Squat or Rot*? The Changing Architectures of Property, Land and Law

This seminar has been put together at a timely juncture to interrogate the changing landscapes of property and law within legislation, within buildings, within history, within configurations of space and time, and to highlight the importance of questioning the shaky scaffolding of property rights as a whole.. Full details
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20 March 201318:30

Barrister's Evening with Lincoln's Inn

This year our barristers evening is being hosted by Lincolns Inn. The evening will comprise of a short talk by the Deputy Under Treasurer on the role of the Inns of Court, and some brief speeches from barristers about their own experiences and career paths.There will be wine and nibbles for networking with some local barristers from Lincolns Inn. This event is open to anyone interested in a career at the Bar. Full details
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15 March 201314:15

LLM Discussion Panel

The professional networking group of Exeter alumni (http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/law/business-alumni/alumni/llmexeterclub/) will be holding their annual conference in Exeter and taking part in a panel discussion which will offer you insight into their current careers, their journeys since graduating from Exeter and a chance to gain valuable career tips from those in the know. The discussion is followed by a networking opportunity. Full details
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14 March 2013

The 35th Annual Lasok Lecture at the Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS),

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12 March 2013

The Wainwright Walk

The second annual Wainwright Walk will take place on 12th March 2013, starting at the University of Exeter campus.. Full details
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11 March 2013

The Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. Professor Michael Schmitt

This presentation will describe the process that led to the preparation of the "Tallinn Manual" by 20 distinguished international law scholars and practitioners between 2009 and 2013. The project was sponsored by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence, based in Tallinn, Estonia. Professor Schmitt, who served as Project Director, will also discuss those issues that caused the International Group of Experts particular problems with respect to applying the law of armed conflict to cyber operations. Full details
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19 February 201315:15

Ae fond kiss: a private matter?

A lecture about the law of privacy given by Hector L MacQueen, Professor of Private Law, Edinburgh Law School. Full details
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18 February 201319:00

The Lawyer, Ethics and Popular Culture : Legal Heroes and Practising Villains by Craig Newbery-Jones

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9 February 2013

EU Studies Fair 2013

Colleagues from the University of Exeter will be attending the EU Studies Fair next month in Brussels. Full details
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30 January 201314:00

Employer presentation: EU careers talk for social scientists

John Evans, London Office of the European Commission will be giving a talk on EU careers. He will provide information on where an EU career can lead, why it will be a fulfilling career choice, what it involves and who they are looking to employ. He will also provide a very clear outline of the application process and the selection procedure, leading you straight into your career at the EU!. Full details
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13 December 201212:00

Lunch and Learn at Slaughter and May

This is a free event, however it is strictly invite only and limited to University of Exeter Law graduates of the last 10 years. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Full details
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29 November 201218:00

Bracton Law lecture: The Challenges of EU Law for Government

In November the Law School will welcome the Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC MP to deliver the Bracton Law Lecture. Full details
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21 November 201213:00

Understanding Business for Social Scientists

We show how social sciences students can demonstrate business acumen to employers. Business awareness applies to a variety of careers- even teachers need commercial awareness! This session will provide the tools to enable you to discuss your understanding of business more confidently at interview. This event is part of a series of talks delivered by the Careers team in the College of Social Sciences and International studies. Full details
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15 November 201212:00

How to make a good impression with your application form to a law firm

Anup Vithlani, Graduate Recruitment Manager for Trowers and Hamlins will run through his "do's" and "don'ts" with application form writing.Trowers and Hamlins is an international law firm with offices in the UK, Middle East and South East Asia. See http://www.trowers.com/careers/students/ for information about their graduate recruitment schemes.Trowers and Hamlins are keen to meet Exeter students at this event to discuss recruitment to the firm. Following on from this talk, Anup will be available for around 45 minutes in the Institute of Arab and Islamic studies to discuss their graduate training schemes. You may be interested to know that the training contracts available in their Manchester and Exeter offices both involve working in the Middle East. Full details
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13 November 201218:15

The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP - the Human Rights Act and Europe

The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP will deliver the second of the 2012 Hamlyn Lecture series on the Human Rights Act and Europe. Full details
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31 October 201213:00

Commercial Awareness for Lawyers

Julies presentation covers everything a budding lawyer needs to know about how to talk about commercial awareness at interview with confidence. This is the third year Julie has delivered this presentation exclusively for us and she is one of our most popular speakers.. Full details
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24 October 201212:00

What job would suit me?

Careers consultant Tom McAndrew will talk through how you can find out what your strengths and weaknesses are, what skills and attributes you possess and how you can match them to potential careers. This event is part of a series of talks delivered by the Careers team in the College of Social Sciences and International studies.. Full details
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16 October 201213:00

What Career can I do with a Social Sciences Degree?

Careers consultant Tom McAndrew will run through some of the ways you can research careers, find out what may suit you. This talk is aimed at penultimate and final year social sciences students - especially if you have no idea what you want to do! Materials will also be available. This event is part of a series of talks delivered by the Careers team in the College of Social Sciences and International studies.. Full details
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12 October 201212:00

Law Alumni Guest lecture and practical case study on working with Private Clients

A presentation on working with private clients in law. Full details
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10 October 201215:00

Professor Richard Bellamy - The Democratic Legitimacy of International Human Rights Conventions:

Professor Richard Bellamy is a Professor of Political Science and Director of the European Institute, University College London; Visiting Fellow, University of Exeter. Full details
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25 May 201217:00

34th Annual Lasok Lecture - 'Balancing Fundamental Rights in European Law'

Professor Allan Rosas, Judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union will give the 2012 Lasok Lecture. Full details
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2 March 201215:00

Alternative Careers for Law Students

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7 February 201217:00

Law Alumni Careers Panel

The evening will begin with a short presentation by each panel member of what influenced his or her personal decision as to the career path to follow and what he or she perceives as the relative advantages of the selected career. There will then be an interactive discussion between panel members (moderated by Steve Edge) and an opportunity for members of the audience to pose questions and participate in the discussion. Full details
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19 January 201217:30

Public Rights in Copyright: What makes up the public domain?

A lecture by Professor Graham Greenleaf, University of New South Wales, Australia. With free food and wine reception afterwards. Full details
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