Find a research supervisor in Family law

Staff in the Birmingham Law School who supervise PhD/MPhil/MJur by Research in the area of Family law.

Dr Charlotte Bendall

Dr Charlotte Bendall

Associate Professor

Charlotte joined Birmingham Law School in 2017, after having held a position as a Lecturer at the University of Essex. She previously completed her doctoral research at Birmingham, and teaches and researches in the area of family law.

Dr Amber Dar

Dr Amber Dar

Assistant Professor in Law

Dr Amber Dar joined Birmingham Law School in September 2021. Amber’s research and teaching on specialist modules has focussed on regulation and responsibility for innovation in healthcare for children. Amber previously completed her doctoral research at the University of Manchester, after which she joined the University of Liverpool as a Lecturer in Law.  Prior to joining ...

Professor Máiréad Enright

Professor Máiréad Enright

Professor of Feminist Legal Studies
Head of Research Impact

Máiréad Enright’s research is in feminist legal studies and critical legal theory, with a particular focus on law and religion. She has written on issues including reproductive justice, law reform and grassroots organising, illegality in social movements, responses to historical injustice and obstetric violence.  She often works with and advises groups campaigning around ...

Professor Rosie Harding

Professor Rosie Harding

Professor of Law and Society
Head of Research Funding

  • Mental Capacity and Disability Law, especially research involving questions of everyday decision-making, dementia, intellectual disability, powers of attorney, advance directives and end of life decision making.
  • Gender, Sexuality and Law, particularly issues to do with care, family law, discrimination, equality and human rights.

Dr Kirsty Moreton

Dr Kirsty Moreton

Associate Professor in Law

Dr Moreton’s research tackles questions of social justice by focusing on areas of human interaction within marginalised groups, such as offenders with Anti-Social Personality Disorder, children, pregnant women and people receiving palliative care and at the end-of-life. She adopts a socio-legal approach to research, bringing together doctrinal law and real-world practice through a ...

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