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A vineyard in a law clinic: the practical application of a therapeutic jurisprudence philosophy in a UK law clinic (2019)
Journal Article
Marson, J., Ferris, K., & Kawalek, A. (in press). A vineyard in a law clinic: the practical application of a therapeutic jurisprudence philosophy in a UK law clinic. Singapore Journal of Legal Studies,

In late 2015, the British Red Cross approached the lead author. It was increasingly evident that given the austerity-driven political agenda of the UK government in cutting public funding to advisory services, coupled with the developing refugee cris... Read More

After arrival, the problems facing refugees and their families : a clinical legal response (2018)
Journal Article
Marson, J., & Ferris, K. (2018). After arrival, the problems facing refugees and their families : a clinical legal response. International Journal of Clinical Legal Education, 25(2), (185-217). doi:10.19164/ijcle.v25i2.726. ISSN 1467-1069

Since 2016, a Refugee Family Reunion Law Clinic has operated from Sheffield Hallam University’s Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice (hereafter HKC Law Clinic). Given the austerity-driven political agenda of the UK government in cutting pu... Read More

The consequences of the Brexit vote on management attitudes to recruitment in the hospitality industry (2018)
Journal Article
Ferris, K., Cameron, D., Jenkins, A., & Marson, J. (in press). The consequences of the Brexit vote on management attitudes to recruitment in the hospitality industry. Business Law Review, 39(4), ISSN 0143-6295

This article investigates the perceptions of managers in the hospitality industry to the Brexit vote and its implications for their recruitment strategies. A survey instrument was used to ascertain perceptions of challenges and opportunities around k... Read More

Brexit means Brexit: what does it mean for the protection of third party victims and the Road Traffic Act? (2018)
Journal Article
Ferris, K., Marson, J., & Nicholson, A. (2018). Brexit means Brexit: what does it mean for the protection of third party victims and the Road Traffic Act?. Statute Law Review, 39(2), doi:10.1093/slr/hmx006. ISSN 0144-3593

The UK’s referendum decision of 23 June 2016, where voters elected to leave the European Union (EU), will fundamentally change aspects of national law. Much debate has focused on the constitutional implications of the decision and the procedure by wh... Read More

Misunderstanding and misapplication of motor insurance law: will the Supreme Court come to the rescue? (2017)
Journal Article
Marson, J., & Ferris, K. (2017). Misunderstanding and misapplication of motor insurance law: will the Supreme Court come to the rescue?. European Journal of Current Legal Issues, 23(2),

For many years a tension has existed between the law of the European Union governing motor vehicle insurance and the UK’s transposition, interpretation and application of its national law. Cases including Delaney v Pickett & Tradewise [2011] EWCA Civ... Read More

Family reunion in a university law clinic: a model for law schools? (2017)
Journal Article
Marson, J., Ferris, K., & Tudor, C. (2017). Family reunion in a university law clinic: a model for law schools?. European Journal of Current Legal Issues, 23(2),

This paper outlines the establishing of a law clinic to assist individuals with their application under the refugee family reunion (RFR) provision. We consider that a significant gap exists in the scope of university law clinics to provide a dedicate... Read More

Irreconcilable Differences? The Road Traffic Act and the European Motor Vehicle Insurance Directives (2017)
Journal Article
Marson, J., Ferris, K., & Nicholson, A. (2017). Irreconcilable Differences? The Road Traffic Act and the European Motor Vehicle Insurance Directives. Journal of Business Law, 1, 51-70

The UK has a chequered past in relation to its compliance with EU law. In some instances, it has gone beyond the minimum requirements imposed by its EU parent in providing protection for individuals (see for instance the UK’s implementation of art.9... Read More

The Uninsured Drivers’ Agreement 2015 as a legitimate source of authority (2016)
Journal Article
Marson, J., & Ferris, K. (2016). The Uninsured Drivers’ Agreement 2015 as a legitimate source of authority. Statute Law Review, 38(2), doi:10.1093/slr/hmw043. ISSN 0144-3593

In the United Kingdom, motor vehicle insurance is governed by national and EU law. In respect of the EU requirement that member states establish a guarantee fund from which the victims of negligent uninsured or untraced drivers may obtain compensatio... Read More

Delaney and the Motor Vehicle Insurance Directives: lessons for the teaching of EU law (2016)
Journal Article
Marson, J., & Ferris, K. (in press). Delaney and the Motor Vehicle Insurance Directives: lessons for the teaching of EU law. Law Teacher, 51(4), doi:10.1080/03069400.2016.1201742

A recent series of cases relating to the EU Motor Vehicle Insurance Directives and their application in the UK makes for interesting reading. It is the UK’s negligent transposition, and a lack of knowledge and awareness by lawyers and judges in the c... Read More