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Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum, where has all the money gone?

16 August |King’s Legal Clinic

On 26 July 2017, the Supreme Court in R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51 ruled that the implementation of fees in the employment tribunal was unlawful, under both common law and EU law. Lord Reed and Lady Hale, with the support of their fellow justices, gave the explanation behind deciding the fees were unlawful.

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Whose House Is It Anyway?

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4 August 2017 | King’s Legal Clinic

Choosing the right house to live in while at university can be a stressful process. Thinking about who you want to live with as well as the best location to live in are big decisions that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Just as important is ensuring you understand what rights you have when you do start looking into renting private housing.

I recently attended the University of London Housing Services (ULHS) Essential Housing Law training course. The course gave a very informative overview of key rights you have when renting private housing. Below are some important things to bear in mind when looking to rent privately.

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International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) Conference 2017: Reflection Part 2

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As a King’s Undergraduate Research Fellow focusing on the development of legal clinics in the United Kingdom, I was invited by my supervisor, Mr Steve Levett, to attend the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education Conference at the University of Northumbria. During the three-day event, I attended various seminars focusing on the different forms of legal clinics that have developed in law schools around the world, and learned of the research that has come from this work. From this, I have taken three main conclusions from my time at the IJCLE Conference, on the form of legal clinics, their impact on students, and the many challenges clinicians face.

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International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) Conference 2017: Reflection Part 1

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2 August 2017 | King’s Legal Clinic

The International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) Conference 2017 took place in Newcastle, Monday 3 July to Wednesday 5 July. The conference was a chance for clinicians, from the UK and overseas, to come together and explore the multifaceted role clinicians undertake and how they overcome competing priorities. Much like the role of a clinician, the conference allowed discussion to take place in many forms; from presentations of soon-to-be-published papers to sessions with more interactive elements.

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