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21 November 201813:00

CELS and ELS guest seminar: Professor F. Werro (University of Fribourg and Georgetown Law School) "European Private Law - Quo Vadis?"

The Centre for European Legal Studies and the European Law Society have a pleasure to invite you to the seminar with our guest speaker: Professor Franz Werro. Full details
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21 November 201814:00

Insurance Law Reform—Process, Principles and Pragmatism

Mr Peter Tyldesley Insurance Law Reform—Process, Principles and Pragmatism. Full details
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23 November 201814:30

Exeter Law School - Lady Hale Guest Lecture 'Life of a Lady Law Lord'

Exeter Law School Guest Lecture with Lady Hale, President of The Supreme Court, The Right Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE: 'Life of a Lady Law Lord' PLEASE NOTE: This event is open to University of Exeter students ONLY. We apologies for any disappointment this may cause. Biography: Brenda Marjorie Hale, Lady Hale of Richmond took up appointment as President of The Supreme Court in September 2017, succeeding Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury. This following her appointment as Deputy President from June 2013. In October 2009 she became the first woman Justice of The Supreme Court. In January 2004, Lady Hale became the United Kingdom’s first woman Lord of Appeal in Ordinary after a varied career as an academic lawyer, law reformer, and judge. After graduating from Cambridge in 1966, she taught law at Manchester University from 1966 to 1984, also qualifying as a barrister and practising for a while at the Manchester Bar. She specialised in Family and Social Welfare law, was founding editor of the Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, and authored a pioneering case book on ‘The Family, Law and Society’. In 1984 she was the first woman to be appointed to the Law Commission, a statutory body which promotes the reform of the law. Important legislation resulting from the work of her team at the Commission includes the Children Act 1989, the Family Law Act 1996, and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. She also began sitting as an assistant recorder. In 1994 she became a High Court judge, the first to have made her career as an academic and public servant rather than a practising barrister. In 1999 she was the second woman to be promoted to the Court of Appeal, before becoming the first woman Law Lord. She retains her links with the academic world as Visitor of Girton College, Cambridge, and Visiting Professor of Kings College London. She previously served as Chancellor of the University of Bristol. A home maker as well as a judge, she thoroughly enjoyed helping the artists and architects create a new home for The Supreme Court. Full details
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28 November 201814:00

Impact Assessment: The Recipe for a Better Law of Contract?

Dr Isabelle Rueda Impact Assessment: The Recipe for a Better Law of Contract?. Full details
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4 December 201815:30

Seminar Series - 'From riot police to tweets: How world leaders use social media during contentious politics'

Elite communication has the potential to influence public opinion, civil conflict, and diplomatic interactions. However, a comparative study of leaders' public rhetoric has proven elusive due to the difficulties of developing comparable measures across countries and over time. The advent of social media sites, and its widespread adoption by world leaders, offers a unique new source of data to overcome these challenges. Full details
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5 December 201814:00

Sentiment Analysis/Career as a Data Scientist

ASI Data Science utilise artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques in conjunction with large and small data sets in order to provide businesses with a competitive advantage. In this workshop, members of the company will provide an in-depth understanding of sentiment analysis, and how it can identify and categorise opinions from text data in order to understand the attitude of the individual(s) that wrote a piece of text. Full details
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5 December 201814:00

Cybersecurity in Relation to the Expropriation of Natural Resources: Insurance and Environmental Law Perspectives

Dr Kyriaki Noussia Cybersecurity in Relation to the Expropriation of Natural Resources: Insurance and Environmental Law Perspectives. Full details
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9 January 201913:00

Introduction to R for Social Scientists

This workshop is aimed at those who have no experience of R, and will provide a solid introduction to using it for data analysis by covering how to handle data structures such as vectors, matrices, and data frames. Full details
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23 January 201913:00

Network Analysis for Social Scientists

This workshop provides an introduction for beginners to Social Network Analysis. It gives an overview of key concepts needed to design research that looks at social relations (networks) that connect individual units (actors), so that students can apply social network analysis to their own research.. Full details
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23 January 201914:00

Competition Law and Technology: Competitive or Political Motivation?

Dr Matthew Cole Competition Law and Technology: Competitive or Political Motivation?. Full details
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6 February 201913:00

Introduction to Discourse Network Analysis (DNA)

Discourse network analysis is a toolbox of research methods for the analysis of actor-based debates, such as policy debates or political discussions. Examples include the policy debates on climate change, pension politics, or around the introduction of large infrastructure projects. Political actors typically include organisations (interest groups, political parties, government agencies etc.) or individual persons (legislators, celebrities etc.). These actors make statements about policy instruments, solution concepts, narratives, frames, issues, arguments etc. in the media or other arenas, and these statements are temporally and cross-sectionally interdependent. Actors build coalitions in a debate by reinforcing each other’s statements or making similar statements, and they frequently contradict each other over time among these coalitions.. Full details
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18 October 201910:00

Rob Merkin: Plenary Session, Asia-Pacific Insurance Conference

Asia-Pacific Insurance Conference October 2017, Singapore. Full details
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Modules and Programmes

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Postgraduate modules


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The modules we outline here provide examples of what you can expect to learn on this degree course based on recent academic teaching. The precise modules available to you in future years may vary depending on staff availability and research interests, new topics of study, timetabling and student demand.

Societies, volunteering, social life

In Exeter, thousands of students sign up to over 180 different Guild-affiliated societies. These societies cover a wide range of activities enabling our students to get fully involved with university life. Find out more

Law Societies include:

The Canadian Law Society

  • The Canadian Law Society aims to assist those looking to practice law in Canada. We will host networking events for all students of all disciplines.

Exeter Women and Law

  • A student-run project drawing attention to the challenges faced by women in the legal profession and creating a platform for discussion.

Negotiation Group

  • The University of Exeter Negotiation Group is going to be running a number of workshops and guest lectures in the coming year. Alongside this, we are working closely with the law school, in particular Tia Matt and Paul Rylance, who are looking for students to enter the CEDR national negotiation competition in 2018. Please join the group to keep up to date with the events in this coming year! 

Bracton Law Society

  • The Bracton Law Society is one of Exeter’s largest and most active societies. We cater for all students, whether studying law or otherwise, providing an excellent social calendar year round, as well as various sporting, pro bono, mooting and debating opportunities.  

ELSA Exeter - The European Law Student' Association

  • ELSA is an international, independent, non-political and non-profit-making organisation comprised and run by and for law students and young lawyers.

Exeter Law Review

  • The Exeter Law Review is the flagship legal publication of the University of Exeter Law School. We act as a platform for the exposition of exceptional legal research. 

Exeter European Law Society – EELS

  • Student Society at the University of Exeter. We bring together those interested in a European/ International career in law, be they law or non-law students. We also cater especially for Maitrise/Magister students.

Law School Staff Student Liaison Committee (SSLC)

The University's SSLC Code of Practice states that the purpose of the committee is:

  • To enable students and staff jointly to participate in the composition, management and review of the Law School's provision with a view to improving the quality of teaching and learning.
  • To facilitate greater communication between students and staff within the Law School.
  • To identify and address areas of concern to students and staff.
  • To assist a student contribution at all levels of decision-making concerning unreserved business within the Law School, the College, and the University.
  • To disseminate examples of good practice.
  • To provide documentary evidence of the participation of students in the quality assurance and development of the programmes delivered by the Law School.

The SSLC usually meets twice a term.

Find out more on our intranet pages.

Thriving culture of prizes and scholarships

The Law School has a thriving culture of prizes and scholarships which involves collaboration with, and taking inspiration from influential global Partners. This culture has been introduced and developed with Dr Radek Stech taking up an appointment as the Director of Prizes, Bursaries and Scholarships in November 2015.

Our culture of prizes and scholarships is based upon two core guiding principles: ‘beyond marks’ and ‘beyond money’. The first relates to the criteria upon which the student winners are selected and includes extracurricular activities, community engagement and leadership.  The ‘beyond money’ principle encourages the students to take advantage and think in terms of wider developmental opportunities offered by the donors.

This portfolio is also developed through partnerships with our donors, academic staff, Exeter alumni, and the students with the view to cultivating long term relationships that will lead to improved careers for our students.

Please see below the current list of our prizes and how they align with our culture of prizes and scholarships.


Prize nameRequirements
Angelika Shrayh Memorial Prize Awarded annually to the third year LLB  Magister student with the highest overall average mark across all subjects over three years
Edward Elgar Publishing Prize  Awarded for best performance in European Union Law - LAW2034. 
Hart Publishing Prize Awarded for best overall performance in the Law of Trusts - LAW3041. 
Malcolm Mead Prize for Employment Law Awarded annually to the undergraduate student who achieves the best performance in Employment Law - LAW3026.
Michelmores Prize for Land Law Awarded annually to the second year undergraduate student with the best performance in Land Law - LAW2017.
Oxford University Press Law Prize Awarded annually to the best second year LLB student. 
Oxford University Press Victoria Williams Memorial Prize Awarded to first year female with most promising potential.
Michael N. Schmitt Prize in Public International Law Best overall PIL mark - LAW3024.
School of Law Prize  Awarded annually to a student in the School, on the recommendation of the Head of School.
Cartridges Prize Prize for best contribution to Pro Bono 
Baker Prize for Company Law  Awarded to a UG student with the best performance in the Company Law module - LAW3043.
Bloomsbury Professional Prize in Insurance Law Awarded to the best Insurance Law student - LAW3154
Ashurst Outstanding Law Student Prize Awarded to the best overall LLB student - minimum acheivment of 65% combined with excellent extracurricular non-academic achievements.
The DLA European Law Prize  Awarded annually to the first year LLB European student with the highest average mark over the course of their first year of study. 
Tozers Prize for Exceptional Performance in Tort For Exceptional Performance in Tort in 2018
65% minimum and participation in extracurricular activity
Stephen Cretney Prize  Highest average mark in LLB Family Law  module in 2018 - LAW3020

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Tel: +44 (0)1392 722044

For a list of professional services staff see here.


Education Support

Education support within the SSIS College Office, Hums Education Support, Law Office, Politics Office and Geography Reception have combined to form the new Amory Education Support team.

The team will provide support for all disciplines within Amory.

Support is available from the Amory Info Point on the ground floor of the Amory building - accessible externally or internally. The office is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.