Assistant Research Fellow
Kayla is interested in access to justice and socio-legal research methods. She is currently undertaking a research project examining legal need and the type of assistance people need to progress their legal problems toward resolution. She enjoys undertaking research that can lead to social change.
Kayla has a background in law and sociology. She currently works at the Civil Justice Centre and previously worked at the Legal Issues Centre. She has also worked in the social service sector.
In 2022 Kayla was awarded her PhD from the University of Otago. Her PhD (recognised as exceptional) examined the sexual victimisation of students at a New Zealand university. Prior to her PhD, Kayla completed a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts, also from the University of Otago.
- The Wheels of Justice: Understanding the Pace of Civil High Court Cases
- New Zealand lawyers, Pro Bono, and Access to Justice
- Finding Free and Low-Cost Legal Services
- Price of Litigation Services
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