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Brexit and the Law School

Northumbria Law School


Law schools have some unique challenges to face. Leaving the EU will have consequences for our core curriculum in addition to the wider implications to student numbers, staffing and research funding. The North East may also have some unique challenges to face in terms of its geographical location and access to national funds if European Union funding is no longer available.

This event will bring together a range of academics from North East law schools (attendance from Durham, Sunderland, Teesside, Leeds, Cumbria and Northumbria Law School is confirmed) together with practitioners to discuss the key implications of Brexit along with the potential opportunities. The event will culminate in a joint report, which can be disseminated to policy makers, ensuring the concerns of law schools and the North East are effectively represented.


  • 9.30am – 10.00am: Registration & Refreshments
  • 10.00am – 10.15am: Welcome and introduction 

  • 10.15am – 11.00am: Research, Impact and Engagement: Research opportunities and challenges

  • 11.00am – 11.15am: Refreshments and Break 

  • 11.15am – 12.00pm: Research, Impact and Engagement: Funding and engagement with external stakeholders 

  • 12.00pm – 12.45pm: Lunch and Networking 

  • 12.45pm – 1.30pm: Learning, Teaching and the University Community: Curriculum development and the future of EU Law 

  • 1.30pm – 2.15pm: Learning, Teaching and the University Community: The changing shape of the University community
  • 2.15pm – 2.30pm: Final comments and action points from the day 

This event is free to attend. Please register your attendance below.

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Northumbria Law School
Northumbria University, Harvard Lecture Theater, Room 403
City Campus East, Business & Law Building
Newcastle upon Tyne


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