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Email

aikf2@cam.ac.uk

Education CV

Education

  • PhD candidate (law), Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge (2019 - present, funded by a Trinity Hall Research Studentship and Cambridge Trust scholarship)
  • LLM (first class), Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge (2017 - 2018)
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Law and Information Technology, University of Auckland (2014)
  • Professional Legal Studies Certificate, New Zealand College of Law (2014)
  • LLB (first class hons), University of Otago (2009 - 2012)

Awards

  • Spencer Mason Scholarship (Spencer Mason Trust, 2017)
  • Kate Bertram Prize (Lucy Cavendish College, 2018)
  • Society of Otago University Law Students' Prize (2012)
  • Trinity Hall Research Studentship (2019 - )
  • Cambridge Trust scholarship (2019 - ) 

Professional experience

  • Enrolled as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (2014 - present)
  • Dispute Resolution Associate (foreign qualified), Watson Farley and Williams, London (2019)
  • Junior Barrister to Andrew Brown QC, Bankside Chambers, Auckland (2015 - 2017)
  • Judges' Clerk, High Court of New Zealand (2013 - 2014)

Fields of research

law of evidence, human rights, intellectual property 

 

Supervisors

Dr Jonathan Rogers

Representative Publications

  • A Franks “A digital bill of rights?” [2014] NZLJ 164
  • A Franks “Discounts for personal circumstances in drug sentencing following R v Wang” [2015] NZLJ 235
  • A Franks “Admissibility of excluded evidence in later proceedings” [2016] NZLJ 386
  • A Allen-Franks “Copyright protection for individual words of an invented language” (2018) 40(5) EIPR 311
  • A Allen-Franks “Justifications for reconsidering initial interest confusion after Interflora” (2019) 14(5) JIPL&P 387

Start Date

Oct 2019

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