School of Law

Our academic staff

Academic members of staff

Mohammed Khair Alshaleel
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International Financial Law; Financial Regulation; Commercial Law; Islamic Financial Law; Banking Law;
Alexandros Antoniou
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Communications and Media Law; Intellectual Property Law; Intellectual Property Asset Management; Cyber-crime and Digital Forensics; Cyber-obscenity;
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; International Criminal Law; Clinical Legal Education; International Environmental 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
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Gender and Criminal Justice; Criminal Law and Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice History;
Judith Bueno De Mesquita
Lecturer, School of Law
Darren Calley
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Animal Welfare Law; Environmental Law; Public International 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
Samantha Davey
Lecturer, School of Law
Aoife Duffy
Lecturer, School of Law
Andrew Fagan
Senior Lecturer (R) - Deputy Director of Human Rights Centre, School of Law - Human Rights Centre
Andrea Fejos
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Consumer Law; Financial Services Law; Law and Social Justice;
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 (Designate) 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;
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
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; Domestic & International Human Rights Law; LGBT+ Rights; Community Development; Social Welfare Law; Pedagogy of Clinical LegalEducation;
Anna Hardiman-McCartney
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Administrative Law; Constitutional Law; Judicial Review; UK Human Rights Law;
Flora Huang
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Company and Commercial Law; Corporate Governance; Law and Finance; Securities Law; Comparative Law; Chinese Law;
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;
Emily Jones
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Emerging Military Technologies; The Legal Subject and International Legal Personality; Posthuman Theory; Gender and Conflict; Feminist approaches to International Law; Queer approaches to International Law; Technology, Work and 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;
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
Senior Lecturer, 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
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;
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;
Jaime Lindsey
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Healthcare law; Mental capacity and mental health law; Civil litigation;
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.;
Malakee Makhoul
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: International Trade law , in particular where it intersects with environmental protection; Biotechnology law and food regulation in general; Business and Human rights.;
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: Comparative public law; Regulation and administrative law, especially public-private relationships; Public contracts (procurement, enforcement, corruption); Local government; 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, in particular end-of-life issues, patient autonomy, capacity; Business and human rights, in particular corporate complicity in human rights violations; Transitional Justice in particular economic and social dimensions of transitional justice, and the linkages between transitional justice and corporate accountability; Health Care Law and Human Rights;
Edward Mitchell
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Urban property development; Law and time;
Colin Moore
Lecturer, School of Law
Daragh Murray
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;
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; 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;
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;
Laure Sauve
Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Comparative Law;
Ahmed Shaheed
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;
Eugenio Vaccari
Lecturer, School of Law
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;
Hedi Viterbo
Lecturer, School of Law
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;
Lorna Woods
Professor, School of Law
Research interests: Media regulation; Internet 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;