Find a research supervisor in legal education and the legal profession

Staff in the Birmingham Law School who supervise PhD/MPhil/MJur by Research in the area of legal education and the legal profession  (including legal education, judicial administration).

Professor John Baldwin

Professor John Baldwin

Emeritus Professor of Judicial Administration

John Baldwin was Head of Birmingham Law School between August 2003 and August 2006. He was the Director of the Institute of Judicial Administration for over twenty years following his appointment in 1982. He was an Assistant Head of School with responsibility for coordinating research within the Birmingham Law School between 2001 and 2003. His main teaching interests have been in the area of ...

Dr Sophie Boyron

Dr Sophie Boyron

Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director of Research (Impact)

Sophie Boyron is a Senior Lecturer whose interest lies mainly in public law and European law. She adopts a comparative approach to all her work.

Dr Maureen Mapp

Dr Maureen Mapp

Senior Lecturer

Dr Maureen Mapp is a lawyer whose research and teaching interests are in public law and private law particularly how to bridge the normative gap between law and non-state ethno cultural norms.  In this regard, Maureen has provided technical expertise to the Commonwealth Secretariat on adoption of cryptocurrencies and their impact on agricultural based economies. In collaboration with UNAFRI, ...

Dr Shamini Ragavan

Dr Shamini Ragavan

Lecturer in Law
Deputy Director of Foundation for Social Sciences, Business and Law (Dubai)
Deputy Programme Director of the LL.M in International Commercial Law (Dubai)

Criminal evidence, ethics (values) and legal education/mentoring in pedagogical curricula designs that enhances student learning and teacher reflection.

Dr Marianne Wade

Dr Marianne Wade

Reader in Criminal Justice

Dr Wade’s activities focus on cross-border criminal justice co-operation and particularly related developments within the EU. Work focusing on the crimes of terrorism and trafficking human beings and their prevention, investigation and prosecution at a national, regional and global level forms part of this. The genesis of a European public prosecutor’s office and the concept of ...

Professor Richard Young

Professor Richard Young

Professor of Law and Policy
Deputy Director of Research (Funding)

Richard Young specialises in empirical research, especially into criminal justice. He is co-author of a leading textbook on that subject, now in its 4th edition, and has co-authored two monographs, Judging Social Security and Child Support in Action. He has also co-edited four collections of essays, Access to Criminal JusticeNew Visions of Crime VictimsRegulating ...

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