We are a busy, dynamic school with a great deal of activity across our research, academic and student communities. Here you can find a selection of our latest news stories.


Posted on Friday 30 June 2017

Staff attending the International Meeting on Law and Society at Mexico City find it an ideal opportunity to meet up with LLM graduate

Irwin Mitchell and YLS mentoring scheme

Posted on Thursday 15 June 2017

The University of York and national law firm Irwin Mitchell LLP have come together and formed a student mentoring scheme at York Law School.

'Global Trade: The Grow or not to Grow Conundrum'

Posted on Thursday 4 May 2017

Professor Lorraine Talbot to speak at The Trade and Investment Conference - Oslo University

Canadian students' negotiation competition

Posted on Thursday 16 March 2017

Two of our Year 1 LLB Senior Status students, Ashleigh Singleton and Jaspreet Gill, competed at a Canadian students' negotiation competition on Tuesday 21 February 2017. This was organised by Dentons, and took place in the firm's offices in the City of London

White Rose College of Arts & Humanities and White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Awards

Posted on Thursday 19 January 2017

York Law School invites applications from prospective PhD students for the following funded scholarships commencing October 2017:

Land rights and neoliberalism: an irreconcilable conflict for indigenous peoples in India?

Posted on Thursday 19 January 2017

Does legislation that grants land rights necessarily ensure justice? The latest publication by Indrani Sigamany

The law of asylum in the Middle East and Asia: Developing legal engagement at the frontiers of the international refugee regime

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2016

Is someone a refugee if he or she has fled to a state that hasn't signed the Refugee Convention or recognised refugees in its domestic law? If this person isn't a refugee, does he or she have and rights? What protection is owed to him or her by the new state of residence? How can the law, lawyers and legal institutions respond to the vulnerability, needs and capacities of such individuals?

Law Society President visits York Law School

Posted on Thursday 17 November 2016

Robert Bourns visits on Friday 18 November.

Professor Lorraine Talbot joint author in IPSP published report.

Posted on Friday 23 September 2016

Professor Lorraine Talbot joint author in IPSP published report. Now available for public consultation.

PhD Student wins Society of Legal Scholars Best Poster Prize

Posted on Monday 12 September 2016

Just announced - the SLS 2016 Best Poster Prize (sponsored by Wiley) has been jointly awarded to Jed Meers (University of York) for his poster entitled ‘Shifting the Place of Social Security: Social Rights under Austerity in the UK’and to Rachel Pimm-Smith (University of Warwick).