Law School Research
The School of Law plays host to three Centres of Research:
It also plays host to the Denning Law Journal, the only journal named after one of the most famous Law Lords of the 20th Century.
This environment has encouraged growth in research and has offered support for members of academic staff and a growing body of postgraduate research students. We currently supervise a wide range of research projects (LLM by Research/MA/PhD). Current areas of research projects include Public International Law, International Human Rights laws, Governance, Money Laundering, Intellectual Property, Financial Services & Regulation, Family Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Judicial Studies; and Jurisprudence; and Corporate Law. If you are interested in any of these subjects, please contact the following staff:
- Judith Bray
- Adolfo Paolini
Financial Regulation and Services; Insurance; Corporate Law
- John Hatchard
Anti-Corruption; Money Laundering; Comparative Constitutional Law (Africa); Evidence
- Francis Grimal
Public International Law (use of force)
- Susan Edwards
Family Law; Sex and Gender
- Patricia Covarrubia
- James Slater
Jurisprudence; Criminal law
- Gar Yein Ng
Comparative Constitutional law; Judicial Studies
- Sarah Sargent
International Human Rights Law; Equine Law
- Jocelyn Scutt
Family Law; Women’s Rights
- Frances Burton
Land Law; Family Law
- Erin Ferguson
Public Law and Human Rights
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