Academic Staff

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Dr Bharat Malkani

Dr Bharat Malkani

Lecturer

Bharat’s research and teaching focuses on the impact of human rights law on the criminal justice system. He has a particular interest in the death penalty, and is currently writing a monograph exploring the links between slavery, the death penalty, and their respective abolitionist movements in the USA. He has published on various aspects of capital punishment, and was awarded the 2013 ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6315
Email
b.malkani@bham.ac.uk

Dr Maureen Mapp

Dr Maureen Mapp

Teaching Fellow

Dr Mapp's research and teaching interests are in the development of sustainable transnational cyber laws. In this context, she has provided technical expertise to the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Council of Europe Cybercrime division. She also researches the cultural transformation of domestic and international criminal law through legal translation, particularly the interplay between law and ...

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 Karen McAuliffe

Reader in Law
Birmingham Fellow

Dr McAuliffe’s principal area of research focuses on the relationship between law, language and translation in the EU legal order.  By clarifying the ways in which language plays a key role in determining judicial outcomes at the EU level, she challenges EU scholarship to look beyond more conventional approaches to the development of a rule of law that draw on law alone.  Her work ...

Telephone
0121 414 7269
Email
k.mcauliffe@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kieren McGuffin

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 the rights of irregular migrants. Kieren is the current module leader for ‘Economics, Politics and Globalisation - LLB’ and Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement.’

Telephone
0121 414 3629
Email
m.k.mcguffin@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 is the Director of the Centre for Health Law, Science and Policy at Birmingham Law School. Her recent books include European Health Law: Themes and Implications with Hervey (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and Routledge Handbook on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Perspectives from Social Sciences and Law

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

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

Dr Catherine Mitchell

Reader in Private Law

Catherine is a Reader in Private Law at Birmingham Law School. Her research and teaching centres mainly around Contract law and related subjects. She has published widely on different aspects of contract law and her work has been cited by the House of Lords, the Singapore Court of Appeal and by  the Law Commissions of England and Scotland.

Telephone
0121 414 9518
Email
c.e.mitchell@bham.ac.uk