Ian Kennedy

Lawyer, Person

1941 –


Who is Ian Kennedy?

Sir Ian McColl Kennedy, QC is a British academic lawyer who has specialised in the law and ethics of health. He was appointed to chair the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority in 2009.

1952–1959: He attended King Edward VI College, Stourbridge, West Midlands where he spent 4 years in the sixth form.

1960–1963: He attended University College, London, graduated 1st class Hons. LLB.

1963–1965: Fulbright Fellow at University of California, Berkeley.

1965–1971: Sub-Dean, Tutor and Lecturer in Law at University College, London.

1966–1967: Ford Foundation fellow of Yale University and Mexico University.

In the summer of 1969 Kennedy visited Cuba to study the administration of justice, supported by a Hayter Fellowship awarded by the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London. In December/January 1970 – 1971 he returned to Cuba to gain information for his paper titled “Cuba's Ley Contra La Vagancia - The Law on Loafing”.

Kennedy was Dean of the Law School at King's College London, from 1986 to 1996. Kennedy is presently Emeritus Professor of Health Law, Ethics and Policy at University College London. He is an honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple.

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Sep 14, 1941
United Kingdom
  • United Kingdom
  • King Edward VI College
  • University College London

on July 23, 2013


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