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Alumni celebrate 50 years of Kingston Law School at Middle Temple

Kingston Law School alumnus James Keeley shares his memories of the alumni reunion celebrating the 50th anniversary of Kingston Law School. Read this article in full here

03 July 2015Read More

Law School 50th Event: Judge Abbas Mithani QC lectures on 'Disqualification of directors'

Kingston Law School is pleased to announce as part of our Law School 50th anniversary celebrations a lecture by his Honour Judge Abbas Mithani QC on the 9th April at 6pm in room 026 in the Business School. The lecture is entitled: “Disqualification of directors: removing the privilege of trading with limited liability" and will explore if the law relating to the disqualification of directors...

26 March 2015Read More

The tale of the two Penny’s

The two Penny’s of Kingston Law School are making waves in the legal sector with their hard work. Prof. Penny Cooper will be chairing the launch of a new book 'Inside Crown Court' at a special event to be opened by the Lord Chief Justice at the Royal Courts of Justice on January 22nd.  The book is a result of major research project on the criminal justice system. Penny Cooper is delighted to...

22 January 2015Read More

From shelf stacker to Queen’s Counsel

Kingston alum Felicity Gerry recently launched the second edition of The Sexual Offences Handbook, which she co-authors. Recently appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014, after 20 years at the Bar in England and Wales, Felicity is an expert in the field of sex offenses who has been recognised in the Legal 500 as a “fearless and effective advocate,” and has recently appeared in the BAFTA nominated FGM...

18 December 2014Read More

Kingston Law School’s mediation team through to National Finals

Kingston Law School’s mediation team will be competing at the UK National Mediation competition finals in January 2015; after their performance in the heats saw them with the points to gain a coveted finals spot. The Kingston team comprised of level six law students Mehak Abedi, Alex Mireles, Deniz Izzet and Sufi Sangamneheri. For the competition, in any one round, two team members act as co-...

16 December 2014Read More

Kingston Law students ‘meet the professionals’

Earlier this week, Kingston Law School students had the opportunity to hear and learn from a panel of law professionals at the ‘Meet the professionals’ Get Hired Workshop, hosted by Kingston Law School. The panel was made up of experts from a diverse range of legal and risk and insurance backgrounds and over 40 students came along to get tips and insights from the professionals. Panellists...

04 December 2014Read More

Kingston Law School hosts national mediation competition

On Saturday 29th November, Kingston Law School hosted the southern regional heat of the UK National Mediation Competition. From two regional heats, eight four-person teams will qualify for the National Final (to be announced), also likely to be hosted at Kingston in the New Year.  This competition, which is organised by Principal Lecturer in Law, Mark Saunders, is gradually becoming...

03 December 2014Read More

Kingston Law School kicks off 50th Anniversary celebrations in the new year with internationally renowned Baroness Hale

As part of Kingston Law School’s 50th celebrations next year, Baroness Brenda Hale will be coming to Kingston University on 26 February to deliver a talk entitled “Life of a Lady Law Lord”. Deputy President of The Supreme Court, The Right Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond was appointed to this position in June 2013. Baroness Hale has had many ‘firsts’ to her name and her career. She was the first...

28 November 2014Read More

Kingston Real Estate students visit real estates in the city

Postgraduate students studying Real Estate at Kingston University last week had the chance to tie theory and practise together with a day trip to the city. The students visited some of the most prominent buildings in central London last week that allowed them to use their learnings in Real Estate and apply this to the industry. Meeting at Temple tube, the students walked to Aldwych House, 1...

11 November 2014Read More

The conflicts in healthcare decision making in the Ashya King case

Senior Lecturer, Dr Carolyn Johnston, provides a thought provoking piece on the conflicts between the teams in the Ashya King case. The conflict between the healthcare team at Southampton General Hospital and Ashya King’s parents about what course of treatment was in his best interests, has been the subject of recent media scrutiny. From media reports is seems that the clinical team proposed...

26 September 2014Read More

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