The Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder, Senior President of the Tribunals, was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws (honoris causa) during the graduation ceremony on Tuesday 18th July. This is the speech he made to the graduands.
Dr Bela Chatterjee writes about her current research on a developing legal issue.
Dr Bela Chatterjee reflects on the welcoming culture for students that we pride ourselves on in the Law School.
Lancaster Law School has recently joined the British Association of Comparative Law (BACL) and will host the BACL Postgraduate Workshop in 2019. Here, Lancaster’s BACL representative, Dr Mary Guy, writes about her experience of conducting comparative law research for her PhD.
This blog post has benefited from the feedback received following the author’s presentation at the "Changes and Challenges in Cross-Border Litigation - A Post-Referendum View from the UK" conference on 7 October 2016 at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London. A research paper on the topic under consideration will also appear in the forthcoming Special Brexit issue of the European Business Law Review.
There has been a significant rise in recent years in the use of “on demand” services (often referred to as the “gig economy”), fuelled in part by the development in technology making such services widely available and easy to use, and the desire for flexible services to be arranged around busy lifestyles. The most recognisable provider in this sector is Uber.
The Rt. Hon. Sir Ernest Ryder, Senior President of the Tribunals delivered a lecture at the Law School on 'The Context of Change' on Friday 28th October 2016.
Dr Amanda Cahill Ripley presents research at key human rights and conflict events in Geneva.
The decision by the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union is one of the most dramatic decisions taken in recent years. The decision has undoubtedly created a degree of uncertainty, not least because it will take several years for the full implications of this to be resolved.
I recently had the chance to visit the United Nations Office at Geneva, with some funding from Lancaster University Law School (my PhD is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council through the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership). I was there to observe the Informal Meeting of Experts 2016 on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS), which is discussed under the auspices of the Certain Conventional Weapons Convention (CCW).