Find a research supervisor in private law

Staff in the Birmingham Law School who supervise PhD/MPhil/MJur by Research in the area of private law (including contract, tort, restitution and common law).

Professor Nelson Enonchong

Professor Nelson Enonchong

Barber Professor of Law

Professor Enonchong is the author of three major practitioner works in the field of banking and commercial law. He has advised in a number of complex international commercial disputes and has acted as an arbitrator in international commercial arbitrations

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.

Dr Catherine Mitchell

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.

Dr Samantha Schnobel

Dr Samantha Schnobel

Lecturer

Samantha’s primary research interests lie in the fields of tort and property, specifically those areas which bear upon the construction of human and nonhuman health-related negligence claims. Samantha completed her doctoral thesis in December 2016 entitled, ‘Prioritising the Best Interests of the Animal and Re-Framing Veterinary Negligence’, which addresses the professional ...

John Tingle

John Tingle

Lecturer

His research focuses in health law field where he examines issues relating to clinical negligence litigation and patient safety. National and global patient safety policy development and UHC (Universal Health Coverage). He has a fortnightly column in the British Journal of Nursing. He is a frequent contributor to the Bill of Health published by the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School where ...

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