Month: December 2016

LLB Law student recruited for commercial graduate scheme of leading engineering and scientific technology business

Third year LLB law student, Lauren Ralston has recently secured a place on the commercial graduate scheme of Renishaw, a world leading engineering and scientific technology business. The Renishaw group has specific expertise in precision measurement and healthcare […]

  Uncategorised 16 December 2016  

Letting your hair down at the work Christmas party; when do you put your employer at risk?

In a well-timed judgment, the High Court in the case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd earlier this month made a ruling regarding the responsibility of employers for actions undertaken during a work Christmas party. In 2011, there […]

  Uncategorised 16 December 2016  

Level 6 Employment Tribunal – The Results

As a culmination of their studies on unfair dismissal, the Level 6 Employment Law students today went head to head as part of a mock tribunal. Two tribunals were held, the issue in each pertaining to whether dismissal […]

  Uncategorised 13 December 2016  

University of Gloucestershire Law student secures training contract at leading regional law firm

Third year LLB Law student Carris Peacey has recently secured a training contract with one of the region’s largest law firms, Harrison Clark Rickerbys. Harrison Clark Rickerbys has expertise across a broad range of legal areas and has offices across […]

  Uncategorised 12 December 2016  

Supreme court to hear case concerning who can trigger brexit

In a High Court ruling on 3rd November 2016, it was held that the Government could not exercise ‘the royal prerogative’ to give notice to leave the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union and would have […]

  Uncategorised 2 December 2016  

Court of appeal ruling on joint enterprise cases

Earlier this month the court of appeal delivered judgments on a series of cases concerning the controversial ‘joint enterprise’ rule, under which accomplices can be found guilty of murder even if they do not participate directly in the fatal […]

  Uncategorised 2 December 2016