Monthly Archives: November 2017

Apply now for postgraduate taught scholarships in Law

Students applying to begin their studies of the Kent LLM in September 2018 or January 2019 can apply now for scholarships. The Kent LLM is a one-year taught Master’s in Law offered at our Canterbury campus with start dates in … Continue reading

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Environmental Due Diligence: The role of environmental law and policy in mergers and acquisitions

Kent Law School’s Environmental Law Seminar Series continued this month with a talk by alumnus Rufus Howard on ‘Environmental Due Diligence’. Rufus completed his Environmental Law and Policy LLM at Kent in 2004 and is now a leading environment and … Continue reading

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Apply now for studentships for postgraduate research degrees in law

Applications are now invited for full time studentships for postgraduate research degrees in law beginning at Kent’s Canterbury campus in September 2018. Scholarships for Kent Law School’s PhD in Law are awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) … Continue reading

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Hopes rise for change to surrogacy law for single parents    

Surrogacy law expert Dr Kirsty Horsey has welcomed a Government proposal laid before Parliament today that, if passed, will allow single men and women to claim legal parenthood of children born through surrogacy. Dr Horsey leads the Surrogacy Law Reform … Continue reading

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New AHRC Legal Materiality Research Network launches January 2018

Senior Law Lecturers Dr Hyo Yoon Kang and Dr Sara Kendall have been awarded a grant of more than £35,000 to establish an international Legal Materiality Research Network that will launch with an event in London in January 2018. The … Continue reading

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Dr Alex Magaisa a leading commentator on the developing situation in Zimbabwe

Dr Alex Magaisa, Lecturer in Law, and former chief advisor to Morgan Tsvangirai (then Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister and leader of the Movement for Democratic Change), has been speaking to a variety of international news agencies about the developing situation in … Continue reading

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Call for new law to protect tenants in their homes after Grenfell

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a major new report calls for the introduction of a new Housing Act. Research carried out at the universities of Kent (by Professor Helen Carr and Dr Ed Kirton-Darling) and Bristol (by Professor … Continue reading

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Environmental law seminar series continues with talk on Blean Woods

Kent Law School’s Environmental Law Seminar Series continued this month with a talk by RSPB Warden Michael Walter on ‘Blean Woods: Amid Changing Climate and Attitudes, Where Does Responsibility Lie?’ Michael Walter, who studied zoology and botany, with a particular … Continue reading

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Conference on surrogacy law reform at Kent on 17 November

Surrogacy law expert Dr Kirsty Horsey is hosting a conference on surrogacy law reform at Kent on Friday (17 November). The conference, entitled ‘Regulating Surrogacy: Problems and potential solutions’ includes contributions from: Dr Noelia Igareda, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain … Continue reading

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