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Call for submissions for Kent Student Law Review

A call for submissions for Kent Student Law Review’s Autumn 2018 volume closes at 2pm on Friday 26 January 2018. Kent Student Law Review (KSLR) is a student-led publication offering both undergraduate and postgraduate law students at Kent a unique … Continue reading

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Law students win international negotiation competition

Kent Law School student negotiators Jade Levin and Summer Prior won the final of Lex Infinitum 2018 in Goa this weekend, an international dispute resolution competition for 24 teams from around the world. Jade and Summer were awarded ‘Best Negotiating … Continue reading

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New international exchange agreement with Colombian university for PhD legal scholars

Colombian PhD legal scholar Diego Peña is the first to benefit from a new international exchange agreement between Kent Law School and the Universidad de los Andes (Los Andes) in Bogotá DC. The reciprocal agreement enables up to three doctoral … Continue reading

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Expert comment: ‘Nothing comes for free in the contemporary British divorce’

Responding to the news that money worries are cited in one in ten marriage break ups, Dr Ruth Cain from Kent Law School comments that ‘apart from having a child (estimated lifetime cost £230,000), a divorce is probably the highest … Continue reading

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Kent LLM students help victims of misuse of counterterrorism laws to assert their legal rights

Victims of the misuse of counterterrorism laws by international organisations such as the UN and Interpol are being helped to assert their legal rights by Kent Law School LLM students. The students have been undertaking cutting-edge research under the supervision … Continue reading

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Law Clinic students launch £10k fundraising campaign for international exchange visit

A £10k fundraising campaign has been launched by Kent Law Clinic students to help meet costs for an international exchange visit by a law clinic in Sierra Leone. The visit is the first in a new exchange programme with the … Continue reading

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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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