Hate Speech & Protection of Vulnerable Groups on Social Media Talk

Dr Kim Barker from the University of Stirling (Scotland) will be here to provide a talk on hate speech and the effects it has on vulnerable groups like women on social media platforms such as Twitter & Facebook. Dr Barker will explore the legal implications of this and whether individuals who participate in such actions online can be…

+

Digital Assets Conference

We have the pleasure of Leigh Sagar, a barrister from New Square Chambers coming to join us on Friday 16th February to host a conference relating to Digital Assets. The talk will be a general introduction to digital assets and an introduction to digital cryptographic assets, such as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. We will also be…

+

CAREERS TALK – BHW SOLICITORS

On Wednesday 29th November at 1pm, BHW Solicitors Leicester will be at the University to give students a general insight into their firm and career roles available. BHW Solicitors have Paralegal and Training Contract opportunities, so students in their penultimate or final year will find this talk particularly useful if you are looking to join a regional,…

+

CYBER CRIME CONFERENCE

Did you know that Cyber Crime is becoming more and more common each year? According to an official survey, there were an estimated 3.6 million cases of fraud and two million computer misuse offences in 2016 alone. On Wednesday 15th October 1-3pm, we will be reviewing this area further with 2 experts in the sector:…

+

Social Media Conference

GEEKLAW are collaborating with The European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) Leicester for our first joint event! This conference will provide an exciting opportunity for attendees to gain a deeper understanding of the law behind social meida. From government surveillance and privacy to copyright, this conference is a highly and sought-after topic. ELSA Leicester and GEEKLAW welcome…

+

Identity Theft on the Dark Web

GEEKLAW is back with another exciting event! The conference will focus on Identity Theft on the Dark Web. Attendees will also gain the benefit of understanding the national strategic response to the Dark Web. This is an area of the internet which is uncharted territory to vast majority of the population. As such, the conference…

+

Legal London

We aim to give our members a taste of life as a city lawyer; via visiting the legal hotspots tucked away out of everyday sight from London attractions Additionally, showcasing possible pathways for law graduates within the IT Law sector after the successful completion of their courses Date: 01-02-2017 Venue: To be confirmed  

+

Online Dispute Resolution Conference

With technology beginning to have an impact on every sector, and the world becoming a global marketplace, the law has begun to adapt technology to the various branches of dispute resolution. Similarly, the courts have initiated a reform process to reduce costs and make litigation more efficient. This has led to reforms such as Lord…

+

Bitcoin Conference

This conference will push the boundaries of current understanding of crypto-currency and indeed digital currency as well as finance, technology, governance and law. It breaks down the various aspects of this in a way that makes it understandable to those without specialist knowledge. Further, it helps students who attend this event to display commercial awareness…

+