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Durham Law School

 Durham Law School

Durham University is a world top-100 university, and England’s third oldest university; Durham Law School is consistently ranked as one of the top five in the UK being ranked 3rd in the UK for research excellence in 2014, and is rated one of the very best UK law schools for quality of teaching and employability of its students. Our intellectual community comprises a diverse and international body of academics, many of whom are leaders in their field, working together with a large and diverse group of postgraduate research students. Our courses are highly regarded, entry is very competitive and we select an excellent student intake from across the world, offering them a cutting-edge and engaging curriculum, delivered through excellent, research-led teaching.

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Books Authored

  • Vera-Gray, F. (2016). Men's Intrusion, Women's Embodiment: A critical analysis of street harassment. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
  • Brooks, Thom (2016). Becoming British: UK Citizenship Examined. London: Biteback Publishing.
  • Fenwick, Helen, Phillipson, Gavin & Williams, Alexander (2016). Text, Cases and Materials on Public Law and Human Rights. Routledge (4th edn).
  • Brazier, Margaret & Cave, Emma (2016). Medicine, Patients and the Law. Manchester University Press.

Books Sections

  • Siems, Mathias & Mac Sithigh, Daithi (2017). Why Do We Do What We Do? Comparing Legal Methods in Five Law Schools through Survey Evidence. In Rethinking Legal Scholarship: A Transatlantic Interchange. van Gestel, Rob Micklitz, Hans & Rubin, Edward L. Cambridge Cambridge University Press. 31-83.
  • Campbell, Liz (2017). Commentary on DPP v. Tiernan. In Northern / Irish Feminist Judgments: Judges' Troubles and the Gendered Politics of Identity. Enright, Máiréad, Mccandleuss, Julie & O'Donoghue, Aoife Hart Publishing.
  • Pattinson, Shaun D. (2017). Advance Refusals and the Personal Identity Objection. In Ethical Rationalism and the Law. Capps, Patrick & Pattinson, Shaun D. Oxford: Hart Publishing. 91-108.
  • Akseli, N.O. (2017). SMEs and access to finance: A vulnerability perspective. In Law and Finance after the Financial Crisis: The Untold Stories of the UK Financial Market. Aldohni, A.K. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 116-134.

Journal Papers

  • Schammo, P. (2017). The European Central Bank’s duty of care for the unity and integrity of the internal market. European Law Review 42(1): 3-26.
  • Greene, Alan (2017). Defining Terrorism: One Size Fits All? International and Comparative Law Quarterly
  • Gerke, Sara & Pattinson, Shaun D. (2017). EU Marketing Authorisation of Orphan Medicinal Products and Its Impact on Related Research. European Journal of Health Law 24.
  • McGlynn, Clare & Rackley, Erika (2017). Image-Based Sexual Abuse. Oxford Journal of legal Studies 37.

Current grants

  • 2016-2017 Corruption in Non-Criminal Commercial Enterprise: Law, Theory and Practice (£8213.94 from AHRC) investigated by Liz Campbell
  • 2016-2017 IAA - The Centre for Gender Equal Media at Durham University (GEM) (£15804.00 from ESRC) investigated by Clare McGlynn
  • RI160009: IAA-Constitutional Conundrums:Northern Ireland, the EU and Human Rights, ESRC, £4975.00, 2016-04-01 - 2017-09-30 investigated by Aoife O'Donoghue
  • 2016-2019 Phenomenology, Pornography and Women's Embodiment (£84250.00 from The Leverhulme Trust) investigated by Fiona Vera-Gray
  • 2016-2018 The use of corporate vehicles by transnational organised crime groups in the concealment, conversion and control of illicit finance (£28668.00 from ESRC) investigated by Liz Campbell
  • 2016-2018 UN Gender Network (£38820.96 from AHRC) investigated by Aoife O'Donoghue
  • 2015-2018 Constructing Authority in International Law: Critical Reflections (£191838.73 from Arts and Humanities Research Council) investigated by Gleider I Hernández
  • European Research Council (Principal Investigator, € 909.662) investigated by Robert Schütze

Other Grants

Contact Details

Durham Law School
Durham University
Palatine Centre
Stockton Road

Tel: +44 (0) 191 33 42800
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 42801

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