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Tracking faulty towers: Strategies and techniques for tracing property purchased from proceeds of bribery and corruption in the UK

Saturday 29 July, 9am to 5pm Wigoder Law Building, University of Kent, Canterbury Orgainser: Dr Gbenga Oduntan: Reader in International Commercial Law, Kent Law School A one-day training conference, hosted by Kent Law School at the University of Kent, is … Continue reading

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Kent law students win two awards at international mediation tournament

A team of six Kent Law School student mediators won two awards at the 16th International Law School Mediation Tournament held in Glasgow after reaching the final of the competition sponsored by the InterNational Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR). The … Continue reading

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Two SLSA prizes for outstanding socio-legal scholarship

Outstanding socio-legal scholarship at Kent Law School has been recognised by the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) with the award of two prizes – the Socio-Legal Article Prize to Professor Helen Carr and the Socio-Legal History and Theory Prize to Dr … Continue reading

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Professor Dermot Walsh’s research expertise in policing called upon by Irish media

Professor Dermot Walsh’s research expertise in policing is being called upon by the Irish media following the announcement of a major review of policing in Ireland. Professor Walsh, Co-Director of Research at Kent Law School, has published widely on policing … Continue reading

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Kent Law School co-sponsoring Intensive Doctoral Week in Paris

Kent Law School is co-sponsoring an intensive week of workshops and teaching to be held in Paris this summer for doctoral law students from around the world. Initiated in 2011, Intensive Doctoral Week (IDW) is co-organised annually by Sciences Po … Continue reading

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Law Professor made a Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Sally Sheldon 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 social sciences who are recognised … Continue reading

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Law Clinic students host event offering insight into UK criminal justice process

A one-day event offering an insight into the UK criminal justice process for individuals and organisations supporting foreign national prisoners and detainees was hosted last week by a team of students from Kent Law Clinic. The event, ‘From Arrest to Appeal’ … Continue reading

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Law School student awarded £19,750 Inner Temple scholarship

Kent Law School student and aspiring barrister Rachel Bale has been awarded a £19,750 scholarship by the Inner Temple. The scholarship – one of the highest available – will fully fund the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) which Rachel plans to … Continue reading

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Professor Nick Grief invited to speak at Controversial Weapons Webinar

Dean for Medway (and Kent Law School professor) Nick Grief was invited to share his research expertise with investors across Australia and New Zealand this week for a webinar cautioning against investment in controversial weapons. The Controversial Weapons Webinar was … Continue reading

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PhD student wins Slaughter and May African Essay Prize

Kent Law School PhD student Damilola Odetola has been named the winner of a prestigious essay prize established by Magic Circle law firm Slaughter and May. Damilola won the firm’s inaugural African Essay Prize for her essay on the question … Continue reading

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