Kerry Purcell was awarded a First Class LL.B from Liverpool John Moores University in 2013. She was later awarded a Distinction in her LL.M in International Business Law from the University of Liverpool in 2015. Kerry is currently writing her PhD in Cross-Jurisdictional Corporate Insolvency Law of Multinational Enterprise Groups. She holds Memberships in The Society of Legal Scholars and The Insolvency Lawyers Association. Additionally, Kerry is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Kerry is the LL.B Deputy Programme Director. Additionally, Kerry is the Law School Academic Misconduct Officer. Kerry teaches both at undergraduate and postgraduate level at the University of Buckingham. At Undergraduate level Kerry is the module leader of The Law of Contract and Company Law and Corporate Governance. Additionally, Kerry also teaches The Law of Torts and Legal Advocacy. At postgraduate level Kerry is the module leader for Corporate Insolvency Law and is part of the teaching team for Artificial Intelligence and the Law.
Kerry’s primary fields of research are in international insolvency of multinational enterprise groups and artificial intelligence in corporate governance. Kerry is interested in supervising research projects in the areas of Company Law, Corporate insolvency and Artificial Intelligence within a commercial setting.
Current Research Students
PhD Candidate: Natalie Turney, The Effect of Deferred Prosecution Agreements in Directors and Officers Liability Insurance. (Primary Supervisor Dr. Adolfo Paolini Secondary Supervisor Kerry Purcell)