Kevin Kerrigan is the Executive Dean of the School of Law at Northumbria University.
He is also a practising solicitor and Human Rights Act consultant with experience of conducting criminal and human rights cases in courts at all levels.
teaching and research interests are in the fields of criminal litigation, human rights and legal education.
In particular, he
has an active interest in clinical legal education and runs a criminal appeal clinic at Northumbria University's Student Law Office
has written numerous articles and text books and delivered papers at academic conferences and training courses for professionals, including, police, lawyers, social workers, mental health professionals and court clerks.