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Kevin Rogers

Director, Solent Law School

Solent Law School

Kevin Rogers, Director of Solent Law School


It is a really exciting time within Solent Law School and Kevin is delighted to be its Director leading it in the next stage of its development.

Solent Law School is a professional practice law school providing students with a range of authentic experiences to prepare them for their future careers. Kevin is passionate about student partnership and is an experienced academic manager, leader and legal academic.

Kevin's previous roles included being Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance) within the School of Law, Criminology and Political Science at the University of Hertfordshire and Deputy Head of Law at Roehampton University. He has a strong background in quality assurance, learning and teaching, partnership working, and university governance.

His teaching/research background is within commercial law-related fields, with a particular interest and specialism in aspects of internet/e-commerce law and he has published widely in these areas. Kevin has a particular interest in data protection and over the last few years has applied this research by providing consultancy work to various law firms and multi-national companies.

Kevin has worked with a range of external organisations. He was Director for the Central Application Board (Lawcabs) and sat on a National Working Group on Law Degree Apprenticeships. He has just stepped down from the Executive Committee of the British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA) (he served as secretary from 2011-2018) and was a member of the Law Society’s Technology and Law Reference Group from 2006-2016. In 2018, Kevin was appointed to the Access Qualification Development Group, which is a committee of the QAA and is focused particularly on the development of the Access qualifications, and he is also a QAA Institutional Reviewer.

Further information


  • The Law and the Internet (Palgrave MacMillan, 2011)
  • Legal considerations in Coaching Chapter 11 in ‘Supervision in Coaching: Supervision, Ethics and Continuing Professional Development (Kogan Page Limited, 2011)

Articles and publications

  • Just whose data is it? GDPR advice for coaches Coaching at Working (2018)
  • Internet Gambling: Community Flop or the Texas Hold'em Poker Rules International Review of Law, Computers and Technology (2009), volume 23, number 3.
  • Too far down the Yellow Brick Road – Cyber-hysteria and Virtual Porn Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology (2009), Volume 4, issue 1, pages 72-81 (with Maureen Johnson).
  • Information Overload? The Journal of the Institute of Legal Executives (March 2008), pages 34-35.
  • Trust in regulation or regulating trust (Editorial) International Review of Law, Computers and Technology International Review of Law, Computers and Technology (2008), volume 22, issue 3, pages 207-208.
  • Data Protection – ten years on Modus Operandi (2008), pages 22-23.
  • The Fraud Act 2006: The E-crime Prosecutor’s Champion or the Creator of a New Inchoate Offence? International Review of Law, Computers and Technology (2007), Volume 21, Issue 3, pages 295-304
  • Cyberspace: Who’s (Should Be) the King of the Castle? (Editorial) International Review of Law, Computers and Technology (2007), Volume 21, Issue 3, pages 207-210.
  • The Fraud Act 2006 The Journal of the Institute of Legal Executives (December 2007), pages 32-33.
  • The Early Ground Offensives in Internet Governance (2007) International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, Volume 21, Issue 1, pages 5-14.
  • Still a Spam-a-Lot nation? (2007) New Law Journal, page 510
  • Who gives a Triple-X about Triple-X? Tottel’s Communication Law (2007), Volume 12, Number 1, pages 2-7.
  • Bloggers Beware! New Law Journal, 7 December 2007, pages 1718-1719.
  • The Digital Divide Revisited: The Grand Canyon of the Online Environment Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology (2007), Volume 1, Issue 2, pages 157-171.
  • Companies Act 2006: some considerations for SMEs HSBC Risk Briefing Autumn 2007, page 14.
  • The UK’s Anti-Spam Regulations Managing Risk (Spring 2007)
  • What next for Internet governance? Managing Risk (Winter 2006), page 14
  • Signing your e-life away New Law Journal 19 May 2006, page 833.
  • Viagra, viruses and virgins: a pan-Atlantic comparative analysis on the vanquishing of spam. Computer Law and Security Report (2006), 22(3), 228-240
  • Restricted subject access under the DPA (2006) Data Protection Law and Policy, Volume 3, Issue 3, pages 14-16.
  • Philosophical contrasts in commercial and consumer law – should we codify commercial law? Business Law Review, November 2005, Volume 26, Issue 11, pages 262-266.
  • The Changes to the Distance Selling Directive – are they likely to rock the boat? Hertfordshire Law Journal (2005) Volume 3 Issue 2, pages 45-54.
  • The Privacy Directive and resultant Regulations – The effect on Spam and Cookies (Part One) Business Law Review, October 2004, Volume 25, Issue 10, pages 171-175.
  • Contract Conclusion on the Web – Untangling the Weakest Link The Law Teacher (2002), Volume 36, Number. 2, pages 220-240
  • Snap Happy Consumers Leave Kodak in the Dark Business Law Review, May 2002, Volume 23, Issue 5, pages 112-114.
  • A case harshly treated? Watteau v Fenwick re-evaluated Hertfordshire Law Journal, June 2004, Volume 2, Issue 2 Pages 26-29.
  • Snap! Internet ‘Offers’ under Scrutiny Again Business Law Review March 2002, Volume 23, Issue 3, pages 70-72.

Conference papers

  • Round and round we go: Taking on board the lessons of history for the future of legal regulation within England and Wales. 2017 BILETA Conference, University of Minho, Portugal.
  • Consent in the online environment: Principles before for? A paper presented at the 27th BILETA Conference (held in Liverpool), April 2013
  • The European Union’s Draft Data Protection Regulation: Horse...stable door ...bolted? A paper presented at the 27th BILETA Conference (held in Newcastle), 2012.
  • Coaching and the Law SGCP 2nd European Coaching Psychology Conference December 2009. Held at Royal Holloway University, London (with Dr Jonathan Passmore, University of East London).
  • Data Protection: Problems, Pitfalls and Policies The Law Society’s Law Management Section Annual Conference, Waldorf Hilton Hotel, April 2009.
  • Does the Internet Governance Forum allay criticism of ostensible control of the Internet by America? The second International Conference for Business, Law & Technology (New York, 2008)
  • The ambidexterity of the Data Protection Act 1998: Does the left hand really need to know what the right hand is doing? 23rd Annual BILETA Conference (2008), Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • The banking industry’s trawl against phishing: Is the Fraud Act 2006 enough to stop the rot? Society of Legal Scholars Conference, Durham 10-13 September 2007 (with Maureen Johnson)
  • Internet Gambling: Community Flop or the Texas Hold'em Poker Rules Cyberspace 2007, Brno Czech Republic 30 November-2 December 2007. (With Marina Hamilton).
  • The Fraud Act 2006: The E-Crime Prosecutor’s Champion or the creator of a new inchoate offence? (April 2007) 22nd Annual BILETA Conference (held at the University of Hertfordshire) (with Maureen Johnson).
  • Who gives a Triple-x about Triple-x? International Conference for Business, Law and Technology (December 2006) (Held in Copenhagen, Denmark),
  • The Digital Divide revisited: The Grand Canyon of the Online Environment? Cyberspace 2006 (November) (Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Internet Governance: The United States won the battle, but will the Internet win the war? A paper given at the 21st Annual BILETA conference (held in Malta), April 2006.

Taught courses

LLB (Hons) Law

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