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Solicitor General commends Law School for leading the way with student involvement in Pro Bono

Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP commended Kent Law School for “leading the way” in making it easy for students to be involved in Pro Bono work during a ‘hot seat’ question and answer session at Kent Law Clinic on … Continue reading

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From talk to training contract: how one Kent law student networked her way to success!

Attending an on-campus talk has led directly to a training contract with a London law firm for final-year Kent Law LLB student Alexandra Lima. Alexandra secured a contract with Darlingtons Solicitors LLP after following up on advice given by their … Continue reading

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PhD student secures £2k grant for legal fieldwork research

Kent Law School doctoral research student Mia Tamarin has secured a grant of £2,200 for fieldwork research in Israel and Palestine. Mia began her PhD in Law at Kent in 2016. Her research investigates how the law/capitalism nexus shapes our understanding … Continue reading

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Award for Law Clinic’s significant contribution to development and practice of law in Kent

Kent Law Clinic is to be recognised for making a “significant contribution to the development and practice of law in Kent” with a special award from Kent Law Society.  Kent Law Society, one of the oldest law societies in England … Continue reading

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Kent Law School alumna is Private Client Lawyer of the Year

Kent Law School alumna Natalie Payne, now a solicitor at a leading London law firm, has been declared Private Client Lawyer of the Year in the UK at the Lawyer Monthly Magazine Private Client Awards 2018. Natalie, who works for Mackrell … Continue reading

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£25k grant to research housing rights around the world

Professor Helen Carr, working in collaboration with colleagues from universities in South Africa and Brazil, has secured a £25,000 grant to research the theory and practice of housing rights around the world. The grant was awarded by the Academy of … Continue reading

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Kent alumnus Billy Ng speaks about diversity and social mobility in the legal profession

Kent Law School alumnus Billy Ng from Hong Kong, now a trainee solicitor in London, returned to Kent this week to speak to current students about diversity and social mobility in the legal profession. Billy completed his Law LLB degree … Continue reading

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Brothers in law: a unique experience of studying at Kent

It may not be that unusual for a student to study both their LLM and PhD in Law at Kent but it’s certainly more unusual for two brothers to be pursuing their postgraduate studies at Kent Law School at the … Continue reading

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Kent consumer law expert calls for review of consumer credit in Britain

Kent consumer law expert Professor Iain Ramsay calls for a broad-ranging review to assess the economic and social role of consumer credit in Britain post-Brexit in written evidence submitted to the Treasury Committee on Household Finance. Professor Ramsay says “persistent … Continue reading

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Call for papers for Critical Law Conference exploring metamorphosis and law

Kent Critical Law Society has issued a call for papers exploring the relationship between metamorphosis and law in advance of its Critical Law Conference in March. Conference organisers are interested in research that critically examines the different ways law has … Continue reading

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