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OU Law student secures top prize on journey to becoming barrister

After suffering a personal trauma, Open University (OU) Law student Elizabeth Hill found solace in her studies and the inspiration for a new career. At 23, she’s now on a journey to becoming a barrister and is driven to pursue a career at the Bar so she can advocate for others.

5th August 2021
Clara Collins

I’ve turned my life around – now I’m helping others

Clara, an MTV Generation Change ‘One to Watch’, is due to complete her OU Law degree in 2022 and already has her sights set on a career of supporting others.

15th July 2021
Charlotte Eker

OU toasts its new mooting champions

Two Law School students, Charlotte Eker and Thomas Morris, claimed victory for The Open University in a hotly-contested national mooting competition final. 

9th July 2021
Hakeem Yusuf

Hakeem joins UN’s expert meeting on transitional justice

Professor Hakeem Yusuf, who became Head of the Law School in April, wasted little time in showing his credentials.

9th July 2021
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Per Diem

You may not have heard of Diem yet, but you soon will, and will recognise the name of the man behind it: Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook.

28th June 2021
Wedding rings

Impact of COVID-19 on weddings reinforces need for marriage law reforms, experts say

Coronavirus disruption to weddings has highlighted the complexity and antiquity of marriage law and reinforced the need for reform, a new study shows.

16th June 2021
OpenMINDS Open Justice

Open Justice Centre Co-Directors shared Open Justice Centre successes at OpenMINDS Live alumni event

Francine Ryan and Hugh McFaul, Co-Directors of the Open Justice Centre, shared the impressive work of the Open Justice Centre with alumni at an OpenMINDS Live event on Wednesday 26 May.

15th June 2021
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Equity and new technological horizons: webinar review

We recently hosted an afternoon webinar to explore and discuss the law of equity as we find it within emerging technological domains in the twenty-first century.

3rd June 2021
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OUBS academic to present at OU’s Covid-19 research seminar

OU-funded projects which have aimed to improve and support aspects of online learning and education during the pandemic are being showcased on Thursday 27 May.

20th May 2021
The Royal Court of Justice

Open University students receive top scholarship awards from prestigious Gray’s Inn

Three Open University Law students have been awarded scholarships from the highly regarded Gray’s Inn – one of the four Inns of Court which has the exclusive right to call men and women to the Bar of England and Wales.

6th May 2021

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