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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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Law during Lockdown: Child Arrangement Orders

When the ‘Stay at Home’ rules were released by the Government, there were concerns as to how children would be able to spend time with both parents when they did not live in the same household. The Stay…

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Law During Lockdown

As we settle into the new routine of working and studying from home, many of us will be reflecting on the impact of the Government’s guidelines on social distancing on many spheres of the law. From non-performance of…

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Law School collaboration with Stowe Family Law: insights and opportunities

The Law School is delighted to announce that we will be collaborating with Stowe Family Law as part of the Level 5 Family Law module from this year. Stowe Family Law is the largest specialist family law firm…

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Teaching Awareness of Ethical Governance in Sport (TAGS): ERASMUS+ project launched

In the last few years there has been a veritable conveyor belt of sporting governance scandals; bribery and corruption at the heart of FIFA, serious safeguarding omissions and failure to protect vulnerable children (US Gymnastics, English Football clubs),…

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Semenya v IAAF; Fair play, discrimination and athletics

Background In May 2019 the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) gave judgment in what was arguably the legal sporting case of the year. The case concerned the decision of the International Association of Athletics Federations (‘IAAF’) to…

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Helping students with their Future Plan

As the University Future Plan week draws to a close, students studying on the LLB have had the opportunity to meet with a wide range of legal professionals and academics to get an insight into life in practice and…

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