UCL Faculty of Laws


Laws success at the 2014 UCL Teaching Awards

9 May 2014

Academics and staff from UCL Laws have been announced as winners of this year’s Provost’s Teaching Awards and the UCLU Student Choice Teaching Awards.

UCL Teaching Awards

Professor Sir Robin Jacob, Dr Ilanah Simon Fhima and Dr Matt Fisher from the UCL Laws Institute of Brand and Innovation Law, Mark Anderson of Anderson Law, and the UCL Laws Events and CPD team, Lisa Penfold and Liz Carter, have been named as the winners of the 2014 Provost’s Teaching Award for CPD and Short Courses. The winning course, IP Transactions: Law and Practice, focuses on the legal and practice issues that are directly relevant to transactions IP Practitioners, and was previously shortlisted in the Learning and Development category of the Law Society Excellence Awards in 2013.

In the UCLU Student Choice Teaching Awards, Professor of Environmental Law at UCL Laws, Jane Holder, was named as the winner in the Outstanding Teaching category, alongside Dr Russell Hearn of the UCL Medical School. Jane, whose research focuses on the regulatory mechanisms for environmental protection, teaches on LLB module Environmental Law, along with a number of modules on the specialist LLM programme, Environmental Law and Policy. The UCLU Student Choice Teaching Awards, now in their second year, have been developed entirely by UCL students, and will be celebrated alongside the Provost’s Teaching Awards at ceremony at the Institute of Child Health on 9 June.

Commenting on the announcement of this year’s award winners, UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur said: “Innovation and further development of teaching at UCL is vital to our future success, so I was delighted to see such a high standard of entries.

“There is fantastic work going on right across the institution and this is an important opportunity to share some of the highlights. I look forward to congratulating the winners on 9 June.”