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Kent Law School partnership contributes to top research ranking for Brazilian law school

A partnership agreement with Kent Law School (KLS) has contributed to the success of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil in achieving a top research ranking for its law school. UFMG’s Law Faculty has been ranked first for … Continue reading

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Environmental seminar series begins with talk by Law alumnus Dr Emmnauel Osuteye

A new series of environmental law seminars has begun at Kent Law School with a talk by alumnus Dr Emmanuel Osuteye on disaster risk management in countries in Africa. Dr Osuteye, now working as a Researcher with the Development Planning … Continue reading

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Skills conference for first-year law students

A Skills Conference to help first-year law students improve attainment and reach their full academic potential will be held on Monday 23 October. Students will be given top tips and expert guidance on mastering the skills required for academic success throughout … Continue reading

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Law students win compensation cases for victims of crime

Student case workers at Kent Law Clinic have won thousands of pounds in compensation for two separate clients who would not otherwise have access to legal representation against the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. Kent Law School student Chantal Davison (now … Continue reading

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Law Clinic event to demystify family court proceedings

An event to help demystify and explain family court proceedings for people unable to afford legal representation will be hosted by Kent Law Clinic on Wednesday 1 November. ‘Demystifying the Family Court’ aims to give anyone expecting to be a litigant in … Continue reading

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Professor Davina Cooper made Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences

Professor of Law and Political Theory Davina Cooper has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, the representative body of the social sciences in the United Kingdom. Fellows are drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the … Continue reading

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Inspiring alumni talk on international careers in law and finance

Law students keen to pursue international careers in law and finance enjoyed a unique and inspiring opportunity to hear from four Kent Law School alumni employed by leading firms across the globe. All four, who graduated ten years ago, were … Continue reading

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Dr Gbenga Oduntan awarded $50,000 to run anti-corruption training in Nigeria

International commercial law expert Dr Gbenga Oduntan has been awarded $50,000 from the MacArthur Foundation for a project to run two training workshops in Nigeria on tracing funds transferred as a result of corrupt practices. The workshops will offer practical strategies … Continue reading

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Kent 50th in the world for law in latest global rankings

Kent Law School is placed 50th in the world in a new subject ranking by Times Higher Education (THE) published today. The THE World University Rankings 2018 for law judged 100 leading research-intensive law schools for teaching, research, knowledge transfer … Continue reading

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Two-day film festival on migration and borders

Kent Law School’s research group, Social Critiques of Law (SoCriL), and the Gulbenkian Cinema are collaborating to hold a two-day film festival focusing on migration and borders. The festival, ’CineMigrante’, will be held on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 October … Continue reading

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