The City Solicitors Educational Trust (CSET) has awarded Kingston Law School a prestigious award of £23,000 a year for three years to fund a new lectureship. Traditionally such awards have gone to Russell Group law schools and it is a great honour for Kingston, particularly when CSET has reduced the funds available this year in order to concentrate on its new initiative of running a summer...
11 February 2008Read More
Surrey Law Society (SLS) has appointed Keith Howell-Jones, chairman of Howell Jones LLP, as its new president. The Society has close links with Kingston Law School, where Keith gained his Master\'s in Law. Surrey Law Society is the sixth largest in the county representing over 1,200 working in 280 firms throughout the county, providing a service to solicitors as well as the public in the...
22 January 2008Read More
One of the two teams from Kingston Law School, comprising Level 6 students on the LLB with European Studies course, has qualified for a place in the regional finals of the
21 January 2008Read More
Kingston Law School lecturer Paresh Kathrani has been invited to become a Consultant Co-opted Team Member on the Vulnerable Persons Working Party of the International Association of Refugee Law Judges (IARLJ). Paresh will be responsible with other team members for contributing to the development of guidelines for judges and other quasi-judicial decision makers on the victims of human trafficking.
31 October 2007Read More
Paresh Kathrani of Kingston Law School has recently been invited to become one of the UK Co-ordinators on the International Refugee Case Law website. This is a service run by Professor James C. Hathaway at the University of Michigan to provide an international database of refugee case law so that all refugee practitioners can provide a consistent practice. Paresh has also been invited by the...
01 October 2007Read More
John Tribe, senior lecturer at Kingston Law School has been short-listed for the Law Teacher of the year award 2008. John is one of five candidates chosen from a long list from Universities across the country, including candidates from the University of London, the University of Cambridge, the University of Leeds, and the University of Glasgow. On being short-listed John said: “This...
20 September 2007Read More
Kate Williams, who graduated with a 2:1 LLB (Hons) with Business degree from Kingston Law School, has just been awarded a rare two-year training contract by Colemans of Marlow Road, Maidenhead - her home town. Kate had worked for the practice as a legal secretary and this had confirmed her ambition to become a lawyer and subsequently taking her degree at Kingston.
10 September 2007Read More
A museum on the history of bankruptcy has been set up at Kingston Law School. It was started as a hobby by senior lecturer John Tribe but has now grown to number 150 artefacts, including some on long term loan from the leading bankruptcy judge, Chief Registrar Stephen Baister, and a set of stocks. Muir Hunter QC, the retired barrister for whom the exhibition is named said that "Many of the...
10 September 2007Read More
Professor Jean-Noel Ezingeard has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law and will take up his new post in August 2007. Professor Ezingeard is currently Academic Dean and Professor of Management Studies at Henley Management College. Educated in Versailles and at the cole Centrale de Lille, he read Engineering before specialising in Information Systems.
15 June 2007Read More