2020 applicants
School of Law

Our academic staff

Academic members of staff

Haim Abraham
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Tort Law; Private Law Theory; International Humanitarian Law; LGBTQ+ Rights; Liability of Public Officials and Bodies
Dimitris Akrivos
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Crime, media and criminal justice; Media ethics and regulation; Victimology; Sociology of law; Sexual violence; Mental health and the criminal justice system; Communications and media law; Gender, sexualities and law
Mohammed Khair Alshaleel
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International Financial Law; Financial Regulation; Commercial Law; Islamic Financial Law; Banking Law
Ugochi Amajuoyi
Lecturer, School of Law
Alexandros Antoniou
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Communications and Media Law; Intellectual Property Law and Asset Management; Cyber-obscenity; Media Ethics and Media Regulation
Anna Mari Antoniou
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International Sales; International Trade Finance; Carriage of Goods by Sea; Marine Insurance
Xavier Aurey
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International Human Rights Law; Clinical Legal Education; Comparative public law
Penelope Brearey-Horne
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Medical Law; Healthcare Law and Human Rights; The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and the NHS; Maternity services
Karen Brennan
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice; Gender and Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice History
Judith Bueno De Mesquita
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Health and human rights; Economic, social and cultural rights; Climate change; International development and human rights; Poverty and human rights
Darren Calley
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Animal Welfare Law; Environmental Law; Public International Law
Koldo Casla
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Critique of Human Rights; Spanish Politics; International Relations; UK Politics
Antonio Coco
Lecturer, School of Law
Simon Cooper
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Police and Crime Commissioners; Policing and police accountability
Richard Cornes
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Constitutional & Administrative Law; Comparative Public Law; Psychoanalysis and Law; Human Rights, esp Freedom of Expression, Hate Speech and Religion; LGTB+ rights, in particular legal recognition of same-sex relationships and marriage equality; Comparative Judicial Branch Studies; Media, Communications and Top Courts; Law and Politics; European Law, esp judicial branch issues
Tom Cornford
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
Durand Cupido
Lecturer, School of Law
Eliana Cusato
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: environment, peace and security; critical approaches to international law; business and human rights in conflict situations; environmental/climate justice; human rights and international political economy; laws of war
Samantha Davey
Lecturer, School of Law
Lucy Davies
Lecturer, School of Law
Aoife Duffy
Lecturer, School of Law
Andrew Fagan
Director of the Human Rights Centre - Senior Lecturer (R), School of Law - Human Rights Centre
Andrea Fejos
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Consumer law; Financial consumer law; FinTech; Consumer law and social justice; Financial regulation
Carla Ferstman
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Public International Law; Human Rights Law; International Criminal Law
Elizabeth Fisher Frank
Lecturer, School of Law
Tom Flynn
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: UK, European and international constitutional law, theory and history; Constitutional pluralism; European and international human rights law; Administrative law
Lorna Fox O'Mahony
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor (R), School of Law
Research interests: Financial transactions and older people; Socio-legal analyses of property law; Legal concept of home; Squatters and adverse possession; Trusts of the family home; Law and the emotions; Creditor possession actions; Property theory
Angela Francis
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Geoff Gilbert
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: International Refugee Law; Extradition Law; International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; International Minority Rights Law
Nikhil Gokani
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Public Health Law; Consumer Protection; Nutrition Labelling; Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention; Health Inequalities; Human Rights; Food, Tobacco, Alcohol, Physical Activity, Air Pollution
Audrey Guinchard
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Criminal Law; Data protection; Criminal procedure/human rights; French Law/Comparative Law; Cybercrime and cybersecurity
Lee Hansen
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Human Rights in Consumer Law and Practice; LGBT+ Rights; Social Welfare Law; Pedagogy of Clinical Legal Education; Unfair Contract Terms
Anna Hardiman-McCartney
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Administrative Law; Constitutional Law; Judicial Review; UK Human Rights Law
Joanna Harwood
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Private family law; Legal responses to domestic abuse
Johanna Hoekstra
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International contract law; private international law; Business & Human Rights
Karen Hulme
Head of School - Professor (R), School of Law
Research interests: Laws of armed conflict; Environmental law; Human rights and the environment
Paul Hunt
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: International human rights law; Economic, social and cultural rights; The right to the highest attainable standard of health; Poverty, development and human rights
Bev Jackson
Lecturer, School of Law
Emily Jones
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Emerging Military Technologies including Autonomous Weapons Systems and Human Enhancement Technologies; The Legal Subject and International Legal Personality; Posthuman Theory; Gender and Conflict; Feminist and Queer approaches to International Law; Science, Technology and the Law; Environmental Justice; Political Economy and International Law
Marija Jovanovic
Lecturer, School of Law
Thoko Kaime
Deputy Dean (Postgraduate Research Training) and Senior Lecturer (R), School of Law
Research interests: International energy law and policy (including sustainable energy for all; access to energy and human rights; energy finance and human rights); Law and natural resources (including law and policy for ecosystems services; regulatory frameworks for climate change; access to water; risk regulation in natural resources); International human rights law (including human rights in Africa; children's rights; refugee rights); Research methods (including socio-legal methodologies; disruptive discourse and innovation); Regional interestsSouthern Africa; East Africa; West Africa; South America
Konstantinos Kalliris
Lecturer, School of Law
Stavroula Karapapa
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Copyright Law and Policy; Law and the Arts; Legal Challenges of AI, Big Data and Blockchain Technology; Personality Rights, Data Protection, and Information Privacy; Internet Law, and Digital Regulation; Trade Mark and Unfair Competition Law
Anastasia Karatzia
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Citizens' Participation in law-making; European Citizens' Initiative; The role of the CJEU in EU participatory democracy; EU Banking Union; EU Single Supervisory Mechanism; Accountability of institutional actors involved in financial assistance mechanisms; The role of the European Central Bank in the SSM
Theodore Konstadinides
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Constitutional concepts: such as the rule of law, constitutional identity and sovereignty; The constitutional ramifications of the UK's departure from the European Union; European and comparative constitutional law; EU external relations: esp. EU implied powers; Security policy and the relationship between EU and public international law; Human rights law: Effective judicial protection of EU and ECHR rights and national remedies
Marios Koutsias
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Company Law; Corporate Governance; Comparative Company Law; European Union Law with a special emphasis on the Internal Market; Privacy and Data Protection
Dimitrios Kyritsis
Reader, School of Law
Jessica Lawrence
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: public international trade law; governmentality; international investment law; EU internal market law; critical theory
Andrew Le Sueur
Executive Dean (Humanities) - Professor (R), School of Law
Research interests: British constitutional law; The constitutional role of the judiciary; Administrative law and justice; Judicial review; Constitutional implications of automated decision-making by government &ndash &quotrobot government" Tiny legal systems (serving populations of fewer than 100,000)
Sheldon Leader
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Corporations; Labour/Employment Law; Links between Human Rights, International Trade, and Investment; Philosophy of Human Rights; Jurisprudence
Emmanuelle Lemaire
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Comparative Law, Tort Law, French Law, English Law
Jaime Lindsey
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Healthcare law; Mental capacity and mental health law; Civil litigation; Mediation and alternative dispute resolution
Marina Lostal
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Noam Lubell
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: International Humanitarian Law / Law of Armed Conflict; Conduct of Hostilities; Military Occupation; New Military and Law Enforcement Technologies, including Cyber Operations, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Human Enhancement; The Use of Force by States; Self-Defence; the UN Collective Security Framework; Counter-Terrorism.
Sahar Maranlou
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Socio -Legal Studies; Access to Justice; Public Legal Culture; Gender and Law; Islamic Law; Legal Empowerment; Iranian Law and Legal System;
Yseult Marique
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Regulation and administrative law, especially public-private relationships; Public contracts (procurement, enforcement, corruption); Integrity and ethics in government and business; European administrative law; comparative administrative law
Lorna McGregor
Professor, School of Law - Human Rights Centre
Sabine Michalowski
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Medical Law; Business and human rights; Transitional Justice; Health Care Law and Human Rights
Edward Mitchell
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Law and time; Compulsory purchase; Property development; Planning law
Colin Moore
Lecturer, School of Law
Daragh Murray
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Armed Groups; Law of Armed Conflict; International Human Rights Law; Freedom of Expression; Public International Law; Counter-Terrorism; Surveillance; Big Data/AI & Human Rights
Donald Nicolson
Professor (R) and Law Clinic Director, School of Law
Charilaos Nikolaidis
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Human Rights law; Equality law; Judicial Reasoning; Law and Politics; European Union law
Niall O'Connor
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Employment Law; Fundamental Rights; European Union Law
Birsha Ohdedar
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Human Rights and the Environment; International and domestic law and policy concerning the environment; Law and Natural Resources; Climate Change Law
David O'Mahony
Deputy Dean (Postgrad. Research Education)(Humanities) & Professor (R), School of Law
Research interests: Restorative justice.; Criminal justice.; Transitional justice.; Youth crime and justice.; Youth Crime and Justice; Criminology
Onyeka Osuji
Reader, School of Law
Research interests: Corporate Governance; Corporate Social Responsibility; Consumer Protection; Development; Corporate Regulation
Patricia Palacios Zuloaga
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International Human Rights Law; Inter-American Human Rights Law; Women's Rights; Transitional Justice; International Adjudication in Human Rights; Discrimination; International Criminal Law
Steven Peers
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: European Union Law constitutional and administrative law, including human rights justice and home affairs law external relations law employment law internal market law, particularly the free movement of EU citizens; International Human Rights Law; Public International Trade Law; Data Protection Law
Clotilde Pegorier
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; Human Rights Law; Refugee Law; Law and Literature; Transitional justice
Carlo Petrucci
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Research interests
Oriola Sallavaci
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Clara Sandoval-Villalba
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Public International Law; International Human Rights Law; Transitional Justice; Legal Theory; Constitutional Law; Business and Human Rights; Reparations
Eden Sarid
Lecturer, School of Law
Laure Sauve
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Comparative Law
Ahmed Shaheed
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Lijie Song
Lecturer, School of Law
Matthew Stone
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Maurice Sunkin
Professor, School of Law
Timea Tallodi
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Mediation Practice; Mediation Theory; Conflict Dynamics; Negotiation; Qualitative Interview Studies; Law from a Psychological Perspective
Tuba Turan
Lecturer, School of Law
Stephen Turner
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Eugenio Vaccari
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Corporate Insolvency Law; Moral Insolvency; 4th Industrial Revolution and Insolvency
Tara Van Ho
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Business and human rights; International investment law and human rights; Economic, social and cultural rights; Transitional justice; International human rights law; Business and human rights in armed conflict
Nikos Vogiatzis
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Lars Waldorf
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Transitional justice; Peacebuilding; Legal empowerment; Right to information; Human rights and the arts; International human rights law; International criminal law; Disability rights; Responsibility to protect
Gus Waschefort
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Law of Armed Conflict/International Humanitarian Law; Law and Armed Conflict in Africa; The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict
Christopher Willett
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: UK, EU and global consumer and contract law; commercial law; services of general interest; unfair terms and practices law; quality and safety of goods and services; financial services; digital content law
Meagan Wong
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International Criminal Law; The Law on the Use of Force; International Law of the Sea; International Environmental Law; Law of Treaties
Lorna Woods
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Media regulation; Internet Law
Ting Xu
Professor, School of Law
Anil Yilmaz Vastardis
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Business and human rights; International Investment Law; Settlement of international commercial disputes; Corporate law; Investment and human rights