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Associate Professor, Dr John Tribe interviews high-profile insolvency figure from the UK Government

Our authority on insolvency, Dr John Tribe, Associate Professor and Director of Postgraduate Law programmes, has recently interviewed Mr. Dean Beale, Head of the Policy  Department for the Insolvency Service (which is part of the UK Government's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills). Dr. Tribe was approached by the Insolvency Service to undertake the podcast interview to help...

07 August 2014Read More

The Law School launches the Institute of Real Estate

Ths Law School are pleased to announce the launch of 'The Institute of Real Estate'. Judy Smith, Principal Lecturer in Real Estate stated: 'Our MSc Real Estate has been running for many years and we are very proud of the alumni from the programme, many of whom are now experiencing successful careers in real estate consultancy both in the UK and in many different countries.  We always put the...

01 August 2014Read More

New Kingston University Business and Law Dean to strengthen emphasis on international education

Kingston University's new Dean of Business and Law plans to focus on helping students spend time abroad as part of their degrees when he takes the helm at the start of the next academic year. Professor Ronald Tuninga, who is currently dean at the prestigious AVT Business School in Copenhagen, Denmark, will take up his post at the Faculty in September. "What I am particularly looking forward...

30 July 2014Read More

Michael Wynn of Kingston Law School awarded Professorship

Michael Wynn joined Kingston Law School at the start of the millennium, bringing with him a wealth of growing expertise in employment law. Michael’s interest in labour law came at an extraordinarily young age, where, as a five year old child, he was paid to pick potatoes out of the muddy land by his family home in Sheffield. Those moments were to become etched in Michael’s memory as his interest...

18 July 2014Read More

Reforms mean children and vulnerable adults may not be properly heard, Kingston Law School expert warns

The new 26-week time limit for cases where children are taken into care, designed to further reduce delays, could in fact lead to injustices taking place, a Kingston Law School academic has warned. The changes are part of a package of family justice system reforms which also see new combined Family Courts come into being in England and Wales. The new time limit may not be in the interests of...

02 May 2014Read More

Celebrities may be going bankrupt to avoid tax bills, warns Kingston Law School insolvency expert Dr John Tribe

A Kingston University expert has warned that celebrities may increasingly be abusing the bankruptcy system in order to maximise their earnings and reduce the amount of tax they pay. Dr John Tribe, a leading researcher on personal insolvency law and bankruptcy history at Kingston University, says that during the past few years he has noticed a significant spike in the number of well-known...

28 March 2014Read More

Kingston places 4th in the final of the Universities Business Challenge

There were over 300 teams to begin with, out of whom ten made it to the final which took place at IBM’s office on the South Bank. The central theme throughout the semi-finals and the final rounds focused around ‘Innovation for growth’ with many students finding their inspiration through being surrounded by the innovative and creatively unique culture of IBM.  The activities brought out...

27 March 2014Read More

Students vs Solicitors night raises funds and aspirations for a worthy cause

In February, Kingston University hosted a ‘Students vs Solicitors Quiz’ night,  which saw law students battle it out with local solicitors and business professionals from Colemans CTTS, Rose and Rose Solicitors and the Chamber of Commerce, raising funds and awareness for the Love Kingston community campaign. Friendly competition ran high throughout the evening, leading to a student versus...

20 March 2014Read More

Team of business and law students reach national final of the Universities Business Challenge

It has been a successful year so far for Kingston at the Universities Business Challenge (UBC). The end of February saw an excellent result from the first of two teams that made it through to the semi-finals, achieving third overall and winning the separate Innovation prize. This month, we are proud to announce more good news. The second team, made up jointly of Kingston Business School and...

19 March 2014Read More

An insight into the legal profession proves a hit with Kingston law school students

A tremendous turnout at the recent Spotlight on Law event which took in February saw Kingston alumni and legal professionals from local practice and City firms join around 80 students at the Kingston Hill campus.Designed to give students an insight into the sector, and to illustrate career routes into the legal profession, the evening also provided opportunities for attendees to apply legal...

18 March 2014Read More

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