Category Archives: alumni

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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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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Open Day for students considering research degrees in Law

Graduate students considering either a PhD in Law or an LLM by Research are encouraged to come to a Postgraduate Research Funding Open Day at Kent Law School on Friday 17 November. The event, which runs from 11am to 3.30pm, … Continue reading

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Baroness Shami Chakrabarti CBE to give annual Keith Tucker Memorial Lecture

Shadow Attorney General for England and Wales Baroness Shami Chakrabarti CBE will give the annual Keith Tucker Memorial Lecture at Kent on Thursday 19 October. The lecture ‘Women and the Law; institutional inequality and the case for radical change’ will … Continue reading

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Law School maintains top 20 position in three national league tables for 2018

Kent continues to be ranked among the top 20 law schools in the country in all three major subject league tables after being placed 14th out of 100 in The Times Good University Guide 2018. The Law School is also ranked 15th in … Continue reading

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Kent alumnus Jonathan Cohen QC appointed Justice of the High Court

Kent alumnus and Kent Law Campaign Patron Jonathan Lionel Cohen QC has been appointed a Justice of the High Court. Jonathan’s appointment, approved by the Queen last month, follows the retirement of Sir Anthony Edwards-Stuart. He will be assigned to … Continue reading

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Law students jet off to Japan for international moot

Three Kent Law students are jetting off to Japan today, on their way to compete in the 12th LAWASIA International Moot Competition 2017. Law students Maariyah Baig, Cara Hall and Keegan Adsett-Bowrin (pictured en route from two different airports), are accompanied by Kent Law School’s … Continue reading

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Alumna gains pupillage within 18 months of graduation

A successful mentoring partnership at Kent Law School helped aspiring barrister Meghan Daniels gain pupillage less than 18 months after graduating. Meghan applied to the Law School’s Professional Mentoring Scheme during her studies at Kent and was partnered with barrister Jo Porter (Jo … Continue reading

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Law School networking event leads to training contract

Law School alumna Leigh Leach has secured a training contract with a leading law firm in Kent thanks to a networking event organised as part of the School’s Professional Mentoring Scheme. Leigh, who graduated last summer with a Law LLB degree, attended … Continue reading

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Mentoring Scheme inspires confidence and self-belief

Being a mentee as part of Kent Law School’s Professional Mentoring Scheme has been an experience that has surpassed the expectations of law student Chantal Cohen, inspiring her with greater confidence and belief in her own achievements. Chantal, a Senior … Continue reading

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