Dr Jenny Papettas

 

Teaching Fellow

Birmingham Law School

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Email j.papettas@bham.ac.uk

Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Jenny Papettas teaches Tort Law, Contract Law and Legal Foundations of the European Union on the undergraduate programmes at Birmingham and has recently completed doctoral research in the area of Conflict of Laws, looking specifically at issues of choice of law for Cross Border Road Traffic Accidents

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Qualifications

  • LLB (Birmingham)
  • PhD (Birmingham)

Biography

Dr. Papettas undertook undergraduate studies in law at the University of Birmingham from 2001 - 2004. After graduating she took up a position at Irwin Mitchell in Birmingham as a fee earner in International Travel Litigation, eventually leaving to take up a post teaching law to sixth form students. Dr. Papettas returned to the University of Birmingham in 2009 as a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant. As a PTA She taught on both the Public Law and Tort Law Undergraduate modules and also assisted in the teaching of the LLM module in Commercial Conflict of Laws. She has recently completed research for a PhD thesis in the area of Conflict of Laws, looking specifically at issues of choice of law for Cross Border Road Traffic Accidents.

Dr. Papettas has had a number of pieces of work published in various academic journals. She has also provided expert evidence to a meeting of the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament on the relationship between the Rome II Regulation, the Motor Insurance Directive and The Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Traffic Accidents. A briefing note on the same topic is available on the EP website (see the link under the publications section of this page).

Dr. Papettas has been appointed as a Teaching Fellow at Birmingham Law School, teaching Commercial Conflict of Laws and Tort Law. She is continuing with her research in the areas of Conflict of Laws and Motor Insurance.  

Teaching

 
  • Commercial Conflict of Laws
  • Tort Law 

Doctoral research

PhD title The Law Applicable to Cross Border Road Traffic Accidents 

Publications

  • J. Papettas ‘Motor Insurers in a Class of Their Own?’ (2014) Professional Negligence 90. 
  • J. Papettas ‘European Regulation of Compulsory Third Party Motor Insurance for the Promotion of Victim Protection: How Far is Too Far?’ (2014) EJRR Forthcoming.
  • J. Papettas ‘Insurers’ Liability Under Policies of Third Party Motor Insurance’ (2013) Professional Negligence 200.
  • J. Papettas, ‘Direct Actions Against Insurers of Intra Community Cross Border Traffic Accidents: Rome II and the Motor Insurance Directives’ (2012) 8 Journal of Private International Law 297
  • J. Papettas ' Choice of Law for Cross Border Road Traffic Accidents' Briefing Note PE462.492
  • J Papettas ‘Maher v Groupama Grand Est: Law Applicable to Direct Action Against Insurer’  a brief case note posted on conflict of laws.net, 25 January 2010.

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