Monthly Archives: November 2016

Conceptualising Environmental Law and Policy Research in Africa: case studies from the governance of extractives and disaster risk reduction

Dr Emmanuel Osuteye, a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Bartlett Development Planning Unit at University College London, delivered a thought-provoking presentation on conceptualising environmental law and policy research in Africa for the final autumn term seminar in the LLM Envrironmental Law … Continue reading

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Has Brexit Broken Britain – Is it time for a Written Constitution?

Kent alumnus and human rights lawyer Jonathan Cooper OBE of Doughty Street Chambers will give a guest lecture on Brexit on Wednesday 7 December. Entitled ‘Has Brexit Broken Britain – Is it time for a Written Constitution?’, the lecture is … Continue reading

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Thinking about a postgraduate degree in Law? Drop in to our Open House!

Students across all degree disciplines with an interest in studying a Master’s degree in law are invited to drop in to the Law School’s ‘Open House’ event on Wednesday 7 December. Law School staff and students will be welcoming visitors … Continue reading

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Law School alumnus is new Chief Coroner of England and Wales

Kent Law School alumnus His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft QC is the new Chief Coroner of England and Wales. HHJ Mark Lucraft QC, who graduated from Kent in 1983 with a degree in Law, took up his post on 1 October. … Continue reading

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Law School networking event leads to training contract

Kent Law School alumnus Patrik Jacobsson has begun work as a trainee with a leading firm of international solicitors thanks in large part to his participation in the School’s Professional Mentoring Scheme. Patrik, who graduated earlier this summer with a … Continue reading

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Dr Sophie Vigneron’s expert evidence published in Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill

Expert evidence submitted by heritage law expert Dr Sophie Vigneron was published in the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill ahead of the completion of its Public Bill Committee stage last week. The Bill, introduced to Parliament by the Government on 19 May … Continue reading

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Inaugural prison law advice session by Kent Law Clinic

Kent Law Clinic’s inaugural prison law advice session was held at HMP Standford Hill on Tuesday 8 November. In this latest extension to the Clinic’s community outreach work, three prisoners serving lengthy sentences were visited by criminal law solicitor Hannah Uglow … Continue reading

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London book launch for new book by Dr Thanos Zartaloudis

Staff, students and alumni are invited to a London launch event for a new book including contributions by Kent Law School Senior Law Lecturer Dr Thanos Zartaloudis on Tuesday 22 November. The Archipelago of Protocols, (with Aristide Antonas) will be launched … Continue reading

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New edited collection by Dr Thanos Zartaloudis

A new book edited by Dr Thanos Zartaloudis draws together a collection of essays honouring and engaging with the work of the late Professor Patrick McAuslan. Land Law and Urban Policy in Context: Essays on the Contributions of Patrick McAuslan … Continue reading

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Beasts, Vermin, Food and Sovereigns: Thinking about Animal Law

A presentation on animal law at domestic and international levels was delivered to Kent LLM students by Dr Yoriko Otomo as part of the of the 2016/17 series of LLM Environmental Law Guest Seminars. Dr Otomo offered thought-provoking observations on … Continue reading

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