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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 in The Times Good University Guide 2018. Earlier this year, the Law School was ranked … 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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Book offers perspectives on nature and history of intellectual property law

A book edited by Kent Law School Senior Lecturer Dr Jose Bellido offers new perspectives on the nature and history of intellectual property law. Landmark Cases in Intellectual Property Law (Hart Publishing) draws together the contributions of 13 different scholars, each … 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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Focus on critical indigenous jurisprudence for collaborative network’s 2018 events

A collaborative, worldwide network of socio-legal scholars founded by two Kent Law School academics will focus on critical indigenous jurisprudence for its next annual international meeting to be held in Toronto in 2018. Earlier this year, the Collaborative Research Network … Continue reading

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New linked award offers opportunity to gain both French and English law degrees

A unique new linked award agreement offered by Kent Law School in partnership with the Faculté de droit et de science politique at Aix-Marseille Université (AMU) in France, offers students an opportunity to gain both French and English law degrees. … Continue reading

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New student society offers practical approach to international law

A new society at Kent Law School, is offering students a practical approach to international law with a particular focus on developing skills in alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Kent International Law Society (KILS), established earlier this summer, has planned a … Continue reading

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Power, property and the law of trusts revisited: Roger Cotterrell’s contribution to critical trusts scholarship

A two-day symposium exploring Professor Roger Cotterrell’s critical scholarship in the field of trusts law will be held at Kent on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 October 2017. Organised by Kent Law School Lecturers Dr Hayley Gibson and Nick Piška, … 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 has one of highest student satisfaction rates in UK

National Student Survey (NSS) results released this month reveal that Kent Law School has one of the highest student satisfaction rates in the UK. With just over 93% of final year undergraduate law students reporting overall satisfaction with their course … Continue reading

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