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Alumni Spotlights: top tips from a newly qualified solicitor

Many law students see qualifying as a solicitor as their main aim upon graduating and it is well known how competitive training contracts are. Victoria Ounsworth, who graduated from UoG in 2017, qualified as a solicitor in July…

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Alumni Spotlights: Law to Financial Services

A law degree is extremely versatile and transferrable and therefore a great option for a degree irrespective of whether you see a career in law or not. Employers look upon law degrees very positively, given the skills and…

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Alumni Spotlights: Civil Litigation

Upon graduating, many students have to make the decision between continuing in their studies full-time, through the LPC or BPTC, or entering the workplace to utilise their law degrees with many graduate entry jobs in the legal sector…

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Alumni Spotlight: Alternative careers in law

A law degree is extremely transferable, and we really enjoy hearing about the different roles and organisations our alumni progress in to, using the skills and knowledge obtained from their LLB. Tim Langton has taken the time to…

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Alumni Spotlight: Training Contract Successes

It’s that time of the year when we start to see some of the exciting opportunities our past students have been offered, including the prized training contract offer. One of graduates, Clannad, has spoken to us about her…

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An assessment of the likelihood of a successful claim in negligence against a sporting governing body

It is not uncommon for injuries to occur to the participants in a sporting contest. The risk of injury, particularly in contact sports, is a recognised occupational hazard of the sport. However, as sport becomes more commercialised we…

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Family Law work experience awarded following a year of collaboration with Stowe Family Law

The first year of collaboration between the Law School at University of Gloucestershire and Stowe Family Law has proven to be a great success.  Stowe Family Law is the largest specialist family law firm in the UK with offices located throughout the…

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Manchester City FC v UEFA – Financial Fair Play

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has recently released its full 93-page judgement of CAS2020/A/6785 Manchester City Football Club v UEFA. You may recall that earlier this year Manchester City were handed a 30 million euro fine…

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Law During Lockdown: State Aid & Sport

What is State Aid and what is the problem with it? The current Coronovirus pandemic and the impact it is having on a wide range of different industries and businesses is well reported in the news, as are…

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Law During Lockdown: The Regulations

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020, implemented on 26th March 2020, have been subject to much debate and media criticism. In the video below, Kate Goodwin, a Senior Lecturer in Law, discusses some of the legal…

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