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Professor Kevin Kerrigan

Professor Kevin Kerrigan

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Business and Enterprise)


Summary

As Pro Vice-Chancellor (Business and Enterprise), Kevin has overall responsibility for the quality and impact of the university’s engagement with industry and business, including the promotion of economic growth and renewal across the city region, the development of apprenticeships, high level skills and business collaboration. He provides oversight and line management of the University’s Business and Enterprise portfolio and the College of Business, Technology and Engineering.

About

Kevin studied law and practiced as a human rights lawyer for 20 years alongside his academic career up to 2016. He became Dean of Northumbria Law School in 2011 and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law in 2012, securing a Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2014 and Times Higher Business School of the Year in 2015. He joined Sheffield Hallam as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Sheffield Business School in 2016, becoming Pro Vice-Chancellor for Business and Enterprise in 2019, where he led the strategy culminating in Hallam being named Outstanding Entrepreneurial University at the Times Higher Education awards 2021.

Kevin was appointed a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in recognition of his work developing professional education and reflective learning. Kevin has authored books and journal articles in the fields of ethics, professional education, litigation and human rights, and regularly gives keynote addresses at conferences around the world.

Journal articles

Kerrigan, K. (2015). Unfitness to Plead: expanding the scope of 'objective evidence' on the 'trial of the facts'. Journal of Criminal Law, 79 (3).

Kerrigan, K. (2009). Assessment and Feedback in Clinical Legal Education. Revista Educacion y Derecho.

Kerrigan, K. (2009). Can Fair Trial Rights be Balanced Against other Interests? Web Journal of Current Legal Issues, 1.

Kerrigan, K. (2007). How Do You Feel About This Client? A Commentary on the Clinical Model as a Vehicle for Teaching Ethics to Law Students. International Journal of Clinical Legal Education, 7 (26).

Kerrigan, K. (2006). The Summary Jurisdiction of the Criminal Cases Review Commission. Criminal Law Review, 71.

Kerrigan, K. (2006). Provocation: the Fall (and Rise) of Objectivity. International Journal of Mental Health and Capacity Law, 44.

Kerrigan, K. (2004). From Playground to Campus - Recognising a Right to Tertiary Education. Education Law Journal, 5 (2), 70.

Kerrigan, K. (2003). In Defiance of the Will of the Accused. Human Rights and UK Practice, 3 (6).

Kerrigan, K. (2003). From Classroom to Courtroom - Students as Legal Activists. Legal Action.

Kerrigan, K. (2002). Murder and Mandatory Disposal - Article 5 Compliance. Journal of Mental Health Law.

Kerrigan, K. (2002). Miscarriages of Justice and University Law Schools. Journal of Criminal Law, 66 (1).

Kerrigan, K. (2002). Corporate Interests and the Privacy Bandwagon. Information and Communication Technology Law, 11 (3), 177-191.

Kerrigan, K. (2002). The HRA and Higher Education. Education Law Journal, 1.

Kerrigan, K. (2000). Unfitness to Plead, Insanity and the Mental Element in Crime. Journal of Mental Health Law, 4 (121).

Kerrigan, K. (2000). Speed Cameras, Self-incrimination and the Human Rights Act. Journal of Civil Liberties, 5.

Kerrigan, K. (2000). The Mentally Disordered Suspect - Lessons of R v Aspinall. Journal of Criminal Law, 64 (80).

Kerrigan, K. (2000). Is Speeding a Human Right? Justice of the Peace.

Kerrigan, K. (2000). Unlocking the Human Rights Floodgates. Criminal Law Review, 71, 71-84.

Kerrigan, K. (1999). The Mentally Disordered Suspect and the Appropriate Adult. Journal of Mental Health Law, 71.

Kerrigan, K. (1999). Breach of the Peace and the European Convention. Journal of Criminal Law, 63 (3), 246.

Kerrigan, K. (1997). Breach of the Peace and Binding Over. Journal of Civil Liberties, 54.

Kerrigan, K. (1996). Who Benefits? Case Management and Clinical Education. Law Teacher, 30 (3).

Kerrigan, K. (1996). Bind Overs and Reasonableness. Legal Action.

Hall, J., & Kerrigan, K. (n.d.). “Clinic and the wider law curriculum”. International Journal of Clinical Legal Education, 15, 25. http://doi.org/10.19164/ijcle.v15i0.54

Conference papers

Kerrigan, K., & Wortley, N. (2019). Prison, Hospital, or Both? Revisiting Disposal Options to Protect the Public from Offenders with Mental Health Problems. In International Congress on Law and Mental Health.

Kerrigan, K., & Wortley, N. (2017). Unfitness to Plead and the Trial of the Facts: Fit for Purpose? In XXXVth International Congress on Law and Mental Health.

Kerrigan, K., & Wortley, N. (2015). Unfitness to plead – the fall (and rise?). In Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, University of York.

Book chapters

Kerrigan, K. (2011). Setting up a Clinical Legal Education or Pro Bono Project. In Kerrigan, K., & Murray, V. (Eds.) A Student Guide to Clinical Legal Education and Pro Bono. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Kerrigan, K. (2011). Ethics and Professional Conduct in Clinic and Pro Bono. In Kerrigan, K., & Murray, V. (Eds.) A Student Guide to Clinical Legal Education and Pro Bono. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Kerrigan, K. (2011). What is Clinical Legal Education and Pro Bono? In Kerrigan, K., & Murray, V. (Eds.) A Student Guide to Clinical Legal Education and Pro Bono. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Kerrigan, K. (2010). Real Possibility or Fat Chance? In Naughton, M. (Ed.) The Criminal Cases Review Commission, Hope for the Innocent?. (2012). (pp. 166-177). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Kerrigan, K. (2009). Criminal Justice. In Bessant, C. (Ed.) Information Sharing Handbook. The Law Society

Kerrigan, K. (2005). The Council of Europe. In Smith, R., & van den Anker, C. (Eds.) The Essentials of Human Rights. Hodder

Books

Kerrigan, K. (2011). Civil Liberties and Human Rights. (5th). Abingdon: Routledge.

Kerrigan, K. (2011). A Student Guide to Clinical Legal Education and Pro Bono. (1st). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Kerrigan, K. (2002). Advocacy and Human Rights - Using the Convention in Courts and Tribunals. (1st). London: Cavendish Publishing.

Kerrigan, K. (2000). Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999, the Criminal Evidence Provisions. Northumbria Law Press.

Kerrigan, K. (1999). Policing under the Human Rights Act, Northumbria Police Annual Lecture. Northumbria Law Press.

Kerrigan, K. (1997). The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 - The New Law. Northumbria Law Press.

Presentations

Kerrigan, K. (2015). Unfitness to plead and the role of the court appointed advocate.

Kerrigan, K. (2014). The Trial of the Facts on Trial.

Kerrigan, K. (2013). Is Clinical Research Incompatible with Clinical Supervision?

Kerrigan, K. (2010). Origins and Objectives of Clinical Legal Education: A United Kingdom Perspective.

Kerrigan, K. (2010). A full qualification law degree - re-casting the role of law schools in the provision of legal education and training.

Kerrigan, K. (2010). Can the Traditional Curriculum be delivered by experiential methods?

Kerrigan, K. (2009). Using Adult Learning Theory in Developing Law Student Leadership.

Kerrigan, K. (2008). Clinic for All!

Kerrigan, K. (2007). Declarations of Incompatibility and effective remedies in Convention Law.

Kerrigan, K. (2007). Mental Disorder and Dangerousness: punishment or treatment?

Kerrigan, K. (2007). Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the fairest lawyer of all?

Kerrigan, K. (2006). Clinical Teaching: a Socratic Dialogue.

Kerrigan, K. (2006). Crime, Human Rights and Clinical Writing.

Kerrigan, K. (2006). Compatibility of domestic and regional human rights interpretation.

Kerrigan, K. (2006). Don't ask me, I just work here. Law schools and work based learning.

Kerrigan, K. (2005). How do you feel about this client? A commentary on the clinical model as a vehicle for teaching ethics to law students.

Kerrigan, K. (2005). The summary jurisdiction of the CCRC.

Kerrigan, K. (2004). Redefining the ambit of Article 14?

Kerrigan, K. (2004). An Holistic Approach Towards Rectifying Miscarriages of Justice.

Kerrigan, K. (2004). Degrees of Rights.

Kerrigan, K. (2004). Ethics and the Future of Legal Education and Training.

Kerrigan, K. (2003). Public authorities under the HRA.

Kerrigan, K. (2003). Broadening the Ethical Horizon.

Kerrigan, K. (2002). Corporate Interests and the Privacy Bandwagon.

Kerrigan, K. (1998). The Operation of the Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Other publications

Kerrigan, K. (2012). Post-conviction disclosure and miscarriages of justice - In Criminal Law and Justice Weekly. Criminal Law and Justice Weekly

Kerrigan, K. (2011). National Teaching Fellowship - What, Why and How? Directions - In UK Centre for Legal Education. UK Centre for Legal Education

Kerrigan, K. (2004). The Meaning of Public Authority under the Human Rights Act. Joint Committee on Human Rights

Kerrigan, K. (2003). Another Look at Entrapment: Predisposition and the right to a fair trial - In Human Rights and UK Practice. Human Rights and UK Practice

Kerrigan, K. (2001). Judicial Review - A New Test? - In New Law Journal. New Law Journal

Kerrigan, K. (2001). Cards on the Table - In New Law Journal. New Law Journal

Kerrigan, K. (1998). Plea Before Venue - In New Law Journal. New Law Journal

Kerrigan, K. (1998). Rectifying Miscarriages of Justice - The Operation of the Criminal Cases Review Commission - In Criminal Lawyer. Criminal Lawyer

Kerrigan, K. (1996). Breach of the Peace and Reasonableness - In Criminal Lawyer. Criminal Lawyer

Kerrigan, K. (1996). Breach of the Peace - In New Law Journal. New Law Journal

Kerrigan, K. (1996). Trading Standards Officers Must Comply With Search Code - In Travel Law Journal. Travel Law Journal

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