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Faculty of Business & Law

 

Christopher Prince the dean of FBL
Professor Christopher Prince, Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor
Welcome to the Faculty of Business and Law. We enable our students to achieve their ambitions through the provision of innovative learning and supportive teaching. Through our longstanding relations with professional bodies and our internationally recognised research we challenge ourselves to give you tomorrow's ideas today. 

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Marketing academic Dr Michael Cassop Thompson describes his research interests.
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Our Schools

Leeds Business School
We work in close partnership with business, employers and professional bodies to ensure relevance of all our programmes and to deliver business services from professional body awards, research and consultancy, through to bespoke management education.

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Leeds Law School
Leeds is the ideal place to develop your legal career. Our facilities include modern lecture theatres, a mock court room, dedicated resource room for postgraduate students and café.

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Our Research Areas

Leadership Centre
We specialise in developing confident, capable and imaginative leaders, providing tailored training and professional and academic qualifications to suit the needs of both individuals and organisations.

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Centre for Governance, Leadership & Global Responsibility
The Centre brings together leading research, teaching and consultancy which integrates theory and value in practice, working alongside corporate and public bodies.

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The Retail Institute

Combining the strengths of academic research with commercial consultancy, the Centre supports the innovation needs of companies in the consumer goods, retailing and the food and drink sectors. 

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Faculty Case Studies

Will Peirce and Jonny TeelingBA (Hons) Marketing, 2011

I’d already done business studies at school and college and had found marketing to be the most enjoyable part of it, so when I saw that the University offered the course and after hearing about the city’s reputation I made my decision.

Euan LawrencePostgraduate Diploma Law and Postgraduate Diploma Legal Practice Course, 2006

I’m now sharing my knowledge with the lawyers of the future via the University’s mentoring scheme and helping them gain invaluable work experience in industry.

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Faculty News

Jam entrepreneur, Welcome to Yorkshire Commercial Director & PR guru among Leeds Beckett speakers

Fraser Doherty MBE, who a decade ago at the age of 14 set up the internationally acclaimed company SuperJam using his gran’s jam recipes, is set to host one of five guest lectures at Leeds Beckett University.

The world in 2025 debated at Leeds Beckett business lecture

High speed railways and preparing for the world of 2025 were topics debated when Sean Connolly, Co-Founder and Director of Management Consultancy, Egremont Group, delivered a guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

Professor explores cost of match fixing in sport

Simon Gardiner has hosted his inaugural lecture as Professor of International Sports Law at Leeds Beckett University, where he examined financial corruption in sport and argued for a more integrated approach to tackle the issues presented by match fixing.

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Faculty Events

Dec 8

Use of Force Investigations in Civil and Military Conflict

This one-day conference hosted by Leeds Law School will highlight legal, moral and practical problems facing State authorities (military or police) when planning the use of force or having used such force in conducting what could be considered an effective investigation in international conflict zones now and in the future.

Dec 9

'Entrepreneurship Motivation and the Start of a Business: The Adventures of Jam Boy' - Fraser Doherty MBE

Fraser will be sharing his experiences, showing how an entrepreneurial approach and motivation, with a never-say-die attitude, can drive a new business to success. This guest lecture is part of the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series sponsored by Yorkshire Bank.

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