Research areas

Research Convenor

Dr James Brown 

PhD Director

Dr David Salmons

Research Administrator

Lauren Traczykowski

Tel: +44(0)121 204 3185
Fax: + 44 (0)121 204 4915

Email: l.traczykowski@aston.ac.uk

Research Interests of Staff

At Aston, our lecturers are active researchers and we have recognised profiles in many areas of law. We are a small group, however our expertise lie in a wide range of fields. This allows us to provide the focus and attention which is needed when supervising PhD students to completion.

This is a list of the research interests of our staff, with links to the profile and publications of each member of our staff:

Dr James Brown LL.B (Hons); Ph.D.; A.C.I.Arb; F.H.E.A; Barrister of Gray’s Inn. Research Interests:- All aspects of Land Law, Equity and Trusts,  Personal Property Law, Landlord and Tenant Law, Housing Law.

Ms Claire Howell LL.B (Hons); LL.M; F.H.E.A; Barrister of the Middle Temple. Research Interests: - All aspects of Intellectual Property Law

Mr Robert Goddard   B.A.; LL.M. Research Interests: - Corporate Governance, Financial Regulation, Company Law, Tax Law.

Dr Ryan Murphy LL.B (Hons); LL.M; Ph.D. Research Interests: - EU Internal Market; EU Constitutional Law, Liberalisation of Capital Markets in EU, EU Tax and Policy.

Dr David Salmons LL.B (Hons); LL.M; Ph.D. Research Interests:- Private Law, Tort, Restitution, Trusts, Estoppel, Contract, Legal Classification, Private Law Theory, and Jurisprudence.’

Ms Odette Hutchinson LL.B (Hons); LL.M; P.G.C.E; F.H.E.A; F.R.S.A. Research Interests:- Criminal Law, Medical Law, Legal Education, Innovation in Education.

Mrs Angela Stanhope LL.B (Hons); LL.M; Law Society Finals. Research Interests: - Commercial Law, Domestic and International Sale Of Goods.