Business and community
Our academics have extensive experience of working with non-governmental
organisations, businesses, governments, and inter-governmental organisations
across the world, including the United Nations and the European Union.
Research in our School of Law also engages with practical issues which
have direct relevance to the work of legal practitioners nationally and
internationally, while our academics have real experience of working in the
"Birkett Long LLP has had a long and mutually beneficial relationship
with Essex. We attend the Law Fair and other similar events, provide
assistance to the Essex Law Clinic, have offered work experience placements
and have recruited graduates." Shirley Tarbin, Director of Personnel,
We are proud of the partnerships we have developed with leading local,
national and international law firms and the support we receive from our
extensive alumni network.
How we can work with you
Our Research and Enterprise
Office works to link
businesses with the high-quality expertise we offer at Essex.
The REO can help you identify how we can work with you.
- Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs);
- collaborative research projects;
- commissioned research projects;
Contact the REO or the School of Law for more information.
Work in partnership with our School
You can support the next generation of legal professionals and benefit
from building links with our students.
We have very successful relationships with leading legal firms including
Allen & Overy, Birkett Long, Clifford Chance, Ince & Co and Nabarro who
support our events and initiatives including our annual law lectures, Law
Fair, student prizes, legal skills development competitions and innovative
initiatives such as Essex Law Clinic.
Contact the School of Law to find out how you can
support our work.
Take part in our CPD programme
Our School of Law also works closely with Suffolk and North Essex Law
Society to deliver a programme of CPD lectures featuring leading speakers from across the legal
Our internationally-renowned academics are working on a whole range of research projects covering key legal
issues including human rights, Europe, access to justice and UN peacekeeping.
Careers and skills
Develop the skills you need for your future career within our School. We offer unique opportunities like our Essex Law Clinic and Essex Street Law to help you get experience and improve your CV.