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Vicky Kemp

Vicky Kemp is a Principal Research Fellow in the School of Law, University of Nottingham (United Kingdom). She is an experienced researcher having conducted a number of empirical studies into the criminal process and the criminal justice system. After having completed her doctorate at the University of Cambridge, which focused on youth justice reforms, she joined the Legal Services Research Centre, which was an internationally recognised and influential leader in the field of access to justice research. In that role, she managed research studies into police station legal advice, criminal legal aid and criminal defence services. At the University of Nottingham, she was involved in a comparative study of safeguards for juvenile suspects, led by the University of Maastricht.
More recently, Vicky Kemp conducted a study of clinical legal education and experiential learning on behalf of the School of Law at the University of Manchester. This included examining models of best practice in England and Wales and considering the future of clinical legal education in the context of both the proposed legal education reforms and recent developments taking place in the US. She is currently working on developing a police station App with Horizon Digital Economy Research at the University of Nottingham, through which to help improve young suspects understanding of their legal rights.
Vicky is a member of the International Legal Aid Group, the European Society of Criminology, the British Society of Criminology and the Nottinghamshire Law Society.