Academic Staff

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Dr Bharat Malkani

Dr Bharat Malkani

Lecturer

Dr Malkani researches and teaches in the fields of human rights and criminal justice, with a particular focus on the death penalty. He is  the Co-ordinator of Birmingham Law School’s Pro Bono Group, which he established in 2009. The Pro Bono Group provides free legal services for the local community, and enables students to gain experience of the law in practice, to complement ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6315

Email b.malkani@bham.ac.uk

Dr Maureen Mapp

Teaching Fellow

Dr Mapp's key area of specialism is the human rights regime of criminal procedures particularly sentencing. As part of her professional service, she has advised the Uganda Law Reform Commission on the development of sentencing guidelines for Judicial Officers, and provided technical expertise on the drafting of The Constitution (Sentencing Guidelines For Courts Of Judicature) (Practice) ...

Telephone 0121 414 2886

Email m.o.mapp@bham.ac.uk

Christina Martin

Reseach Assistant

Christina Martin joined the Law School as a Research Assistant following the completion of her LLM in Criminology and Criminal Justice from University College Dublin. 

Telephone 0121 414 7487

Email c.m.martin@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kieren McGuffin

Teaching Fellow

Dr McGuffin returned to Birmingham Law School as a teaching fellow in 2014 having completed his PhD at the University of Nottingham. Primarily a human rights lawyer, Kieren’s research focusses on irregular migration and the intersection between human rights and environmental law.

Telephone 0121 414 3629

Email m.k.mcguffin@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sheelagh McGuinness

Dr Sheelagh McGuinness

Birmingham Fellow

Dr Sheelagh McGuinness is a Birmingham Fellow based in the Centre for Health Law, Science & Policy, at Birmingham Law School. Her research interests span law and bioethics (particularly reproduction, medical migration, and disability) focusing on the interplay between law, ethics, and policy.

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Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 5126

Email s.mcguinness@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jean V. McHale

Professor of Health Care Law

Professor Jean McHale researches and writes in the area of Health Care law. She has written several key works in the field and participated on several external policy committees. She is the Director of the Centre for Health Law, Science & Policy at Birmingham Law School and is one of the academic directors of the University of Birmingham Policy Commission, Healthy Ageing in the 21st ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6294

Email j.v.mchale@bham.ac.uk

Dr Claire McIvor

Dr Claire McIvor

Senior Lecturer

Dr Claire McIvor is a tort lawyer whose main research interests are: (i) liability for the acts of others (both vicarious and non-vicarious); (ii) public authority liability in negligence (particularly police liability), and more recently, (iii) legal applications of Epidemiology.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6324

Email c.mcivor@bham.ac.uk

Dr Leon McRae

Dr Leon McRae

Lecturer

Dr Leon McRae’s is a mental health lawyer; his research primarily explores the legal and medical regulation of psychopathy. He also looks at the framing of responsibility in the criminal law, particularly in respect of developments in neuroscientific research. Leon is also interested in aspects of Healthcare Law, continental philosophy, socio-legal theory, criminological theories ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3106

Email l.mcrae@bham.ac.uk

Dr Christine Meyer

Dr Christine Meyer

DAAD Lecturer

Dr. Christine Meyer lectures in European Human Rights Law and European Competition Law. She researches in the field of Human Rights. Her PhD Menschenrechte in Afrika – Regionaler Menschenrechtsschutz als Herausforderung an menschenrechtliches Universalitätsdenken (Human Rights in Africa – Regional Human Rights Protection Challenging the Idea of Human Rights Universality) w ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3235

Email c.meyer.1@bham.ac.uk

Professor C. John Miller

Professor C. John Miller

Emeritus Professor of Law

Professor Miller read Law at the University of Nottingham where he graduated with a BA (Law) and subsequently an LLM written under the supervision of Professor J C (later Sir John) Smith. He then qualified at the Bar ( Lincoln’s Inn) and is currently a Door Tenant at Henderson Chambers in London.

Telephone 0121 414 8113

Email c.j.miller.law@bham.ac.uk

Professor Geoffrey Morse

Professor Geoffrey Morse

Professor of Corporate and Tax Law

Professor Geoffrey Morse is the general editor of Palmer’s Company Law and the author of several books and articles on company law, tax law and partnership amd LLP law.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6314

Email g.k.morse@bham.ac.uk

Dr Katharina Möser

Dr Katharina Möser

Lecturer

Dr Katharina Möser teaches company and contract law. Her research interests are in the areas of company, insolvency and comparative law.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6329

Email k.moser@bham.ac.uk