2020 applicants

Dr Samantha Davey

School of Law
Dr Samantha Davey
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874551

  • Location

    4SB.5.20, Colchester Campus



Between 2008 and 2014, Samantha worked as a graduate teaching assistant in Law with teaching responsibilities on the following modules: Contract Law, Tort, Law of Obligations and Equity and Trusts. Sam has also lectured Family Law at Anglia Ruskin University and taught Family Law tutorials at Queen Mary, University of London. Between 2016 and 2018 Sam worked as a research assistant at the University of Essex. Sam commenced work as a lecturer at the School of Law with teaching responsibilities on the Foundations of Property Law module and a supervisory role over research students on the Capstone project.


  • LLB University of Essex,

  • LLM University of Essex,

  • PhD University of Essex,

Research and professional activities

Conferences and presentations

Just Another Day in Paradise: Litter and other unwanted 'treasures' in our rivers

Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2020, School of Law, Exeter, England, 3/9/2020

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Contract Law (LW101)

  • Foundations of Property Law (LW109)

  • Land Law (LW303)


Journal articles (2)

Davey, S. and Sykes, D., (2018). Home schooling in England and Wales. Local Government Lawyer

Davey, S., (2013). Child Protection Guidelines: Good Practice or Guilty Until Proven Innocent?. AIMS Journal. 25 (1)

Books (2)

Davey, SM., (2020). A Failure of Proportion Non-Consensual Adoption in England and Wales. Hart Publishing. 1509929134. 9781509929139

Davey, S., (2020). Family Law. Red Globe Press. 1352009196. 9781352009194


+44 (0) 1206 874551


4SB.5.20, Colchester Campus