School of Law

  • Law (LLB)


    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the main events involving Law students in Induction Week (17-21 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY.

    Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Event

    Time

    Location

    Monday 17 September

    Law Induction and Enrolment Start at 09:15
    Finish at 13:15
    Sports Studio, Centre for Sport, Headington Campus
    (KDU and Brickfields students have their own inductions and will be separately notified of room details).

    Tuesday 18 September

    Welcome Meeting and Bridging the Gap
    Start at 10:00
    Finish at 11:00
    JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Court Structure and Precedent
    Start at 11:00
    Finish at 12:00
    JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Wednesday 19 September

    Freshers' Sports Fair 10:00 to 14:00 Centre for Sport, Headington Campus
    Legal Writing and Upgrade
    Start at 14:00
    Finish at 15:30
    JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Legal English and Legal Writing
    (Groups 1a, 1b, 1c*)
    Start at 15:30
    Finish at 16:30
    JHB 202, 304, 307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Please see Academic Advisors and Workshops table below for details of which session you will need to attend.
    Legal English and Legal Writing
    (Groups 1d, 2d*)
    Start at 17:30
    Finish at 18:30
    JHB 202, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Please see Academic Advisors and Workshops table below for details of which session you will need to attend.
    Legal English and Legal Writing
    (Groups 2a, 2b, 2c*)
    Start at 16:30
    Finish at 17:30
    JHB 202, 304, 307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Please see Academic Advisors and Workshops table below for details of which session you will need to attend.

    Thursday 20 September

    Subject Meeting Start at 10:00
    Finish at 11:00
    JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Why a Law Degree is a Good Thing Start at 11:00
    Finish at 12:00
    JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Meet Your Academic Advisor Start at 15:30
    Finish at 16:30
    JHB Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    PIP Helpdesk (First Years only) Drop-in from
    14:00 to 17:00
    G110, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries
    Barbecue with the Brookes Union Law Society 17:00 onwards Centre for Sport, Headington Campus

    Friday 21 September

    Freshers' Fair 10:00 to 14:00 John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    PIP Helpdesk (All students) Drop-in from
    11:00 to 17:00
    G110, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries.
    Study Skills
    (Groups 2a, 2b, 2c*)
    Start at 14:00
    Finish at 15:00
    JHB 305, 306, 307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Study Skills
    (Groups 1a, 1b, 1c*)
    Start at 15:00
    Finish at 16:00
    JHB 305, 306, 307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Study Skills
    (Groups 1d, 2d*)
    Start at 16:00
    Finish at 17:00
    JHB 305, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    All Days

    Various Workshops and Events See Workshops and Events page for details.
    * You will be allocated a Group according to your Academic Advisor. You will be notified of your Academic Advisor when you enrol. More information will be on the handout you will be given at Monday morning's Induction session. The full list of Academic Advisors is given below.

    Subject Codes

    All subjects within the University have a unique subject code. For Law, they are as follows:

    Subject Code

    Subject

    LL LL is single honours Law. Students will be studying for an LLB.

  • Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact

    Contact Details

    Head of School Mr Mark O'Brien
    Programme Lead Dr Tobias Kliem
    Subject Coordinator Mr Chris Lloyd
    Student Support Coordinator Ms Kirsty Holliday
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Charlie Brampton
    Programme Administrator Mr Ray Stimpson +44 (0)1865 484931

    Recommended Reading

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the first year Law modules. The QLD tick indicates that these modules are compulsory for a Qualifying Law Degree. Please note that you are not required to get these books in advance. They are shown for those students who want to make a head start on the reading. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module

    Book Details

    QLD

    U22102 Legal Method Semester 2 module. Reading to be advised in Semester 1
    U22105 Tort Cooke, J. (2017). Law of Tort. 13th edn. Harlow: Pearson Longman
    U22106 Contract Law Richards, P. (2017). Law of Contract. 13th edn. Harlow : Longman
    U22107 Public Law Doherty, M. (2018). Public Law. 2nd edn. Abingdon: Routledge
    U22108 Foundational Legal Skills Hanson, S. (2015). Learning Legal Skills and Reasoning. 4th edn. Abingdon: Routledge-Cavendish
    and
    Webley, L. (2013). Legal Writing. 3rd ed. London: Routledge
     

  • Academic Advisor Meetings and Workshops

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for Law. You will be notified of who your Academic Advisor is when you enrol. You should meet your Academic Advisor and attend the Workshops according to the details given below.

    Group 1

    Group 1a

    Name & Details

    Legal English

    Academic Advisor

    Study Skills

    Alternative Academic Advisor Meeting

     

    Wednesday 19th Sept.

    Thursday 20th Sept.

    Friday 21st Sept.

     

    Dr Yue Ang
    Office: HHH 126
    01865 48 4904
    15:30 to 16:30
    JHB 202
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    15:00 to 16:00
    JHB 305
     
    Ms Chara Bakalis
    Office: HHH 215
    01865 48 4679
    15:30 to 16:30
    JHB 202
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    15:00 to 16:00
    JHB 305
     
    Group 1b

    Name & Details

    Legal English

    Academic Advisor

    Study Skills

    Alternative Academic Advisor Meeting

     

    Wednesday 19th Sept.

    Thursday 20th Sept.

    Friday 21st Sept.

     

    Professor Peter Edge
    Office: HHH 117
    01865 48 4905
    15:30 to 16:30
    JHB 304
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    15:00 to 16:00
    JHB 306
     
    Dr Tobias Kliem
    Office: HHH 213
    01865 48 4906
    15:30 to 16:30
    JHB 304
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    15:00 to 16:00
    JHB 306
     
    Group 1c

    Name & Details

    Legal English

    Academic Advisor

    Study Skills

    Alternative Academic Advisor Meeting

     

    Wednesday 19th Sept.

    Thursday 20th Sept.

    Friday 21st Sept.

     

    Dr Chieh Huang
    Office: HHH 127
    01865 48 4765
    15:30 to 16:30
    JHB 307
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    15:00 to 16:00
    JHB 307
     
    Dr Michael John Hopkins
    Office: HHH 213
    01865 48 4903
    15:30 to 16:30
    JHB 307
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    15:00 to 16:00
    JHB 307
     
    Group 1d

    Name & Details

    Legal English

    Academic Advisor

    Study Skills

    Alternative Academic Advisor Meeting

     

    Wednesday 19th Sept.

    Thursday 20th Sept.

    Friday 21st Sept.

     

    Mr Marc Howe
    Office: HHH G25
    01865 48 8762
    15:30 to 16:30
    JHB 304
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    15:00 to 16:00
    JHB 306
     

    Group 2

    Group 2a

    Name & Details

    Legal English

    Academic Advisor

    Study Skills

    Alternative Academic Advisor Meeting

     

    Wednesday 19th Sept.

    Thursday 20th Sept.

    Friday 21st Sept.

     

    Dr Hazel Dawe
    Office: HHH 208
    01865 48 4936
    16:30 to 17:30
    JHB 202
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    14:00 to 15:00
    JHB 305
     
    Mr Chris Lloyd
    Office: HHH 213
    01865 48 4907
    16:30 to 17:30
    JHB 202
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    14:00 to 15:00
    JHB 305
     
    Group 2b

    Name & Details

    Legal English

    Academic Advisor

    Study Skills

    Alternative Academic Advisor Meeting

     

    Wednesday 19th Sept.

    Thursday 20th Sept.

    Friday 21st Sept.

     

    Ms Gayle McKemey
    Office: HHH 208
    01865 48 4936
    16:30 to 17:30
    JHB 304
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    14:00 to 15:00
    JHB 306
     
    Dr Patrick O'Brien
    Office: HHH 208
    01865 48 4936
    16:30 to 17:30
    JHB 304
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    14:00 to 15:00
    JHB 306
     
    Group 2c

    Name & Details

    Legal English

    Academic Advisor

    Study Skills

    Alternative Academic Advisor Meeting

     

    Wednesday 19th Sept.

    Thursday 20th Sept.

    Friday 21st Sept.

     

    Professor Lucy Vickers
    Office: HHH 216
    01865 48 4913
    16:30 to 17:30
    JHB 307
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    14:00 to 15:00
    JHB 307
     
    Mr Jeff Young
    Office: HHH 212
    01865 48 4914
    16:30 to 17:30
    JHB 307
    See Alternative Arrangements ---> 14:00 to 15:00
    JHB 307
    1pm, Wednesday 26 Sept., HHH 212
    Group 2d

    Name & Details

    Legal English

    Academic Advisor

    Study Skills

    Alternative Academic Advisor Meeting

     

    Wednesday 19th Sept.

    Thursday 20th Sept.

    Friday 21st Sept.

     

    Mr Andrew Kopkin
    Office: HHH 203
    01865 48 4925
    16:30 to 17:30
    JHB 307
    See Alternative Arrangements ---> 14:00 to 15:00
    JHB 307
    1.30pm to 2.30pm, Thursday 20th Sept., HHH 203
    Ms Sonia Morano-Foadi
    Office: HHH 217
    01865 48 4621
    16:30 to 17:30
    JHB 202
    15:30 to 16:30
    Sir Kenneth Wheare Hall
    14:00 to 15:00
    JHB 305