Angela Stanhope (LL.B, LL.M, Law Society Finals, FHEA)

Aston Law


Angela joined Aston Law as a full-time member of staff in September 2012 having previously worked as a Sessional Lecturer within the Group.  In addition to working at Aston, Angela has lectured at University of Leicester, Coventry University and Birmingham City University.

During her teaching career Angela has had responsibility for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in Contract Law, English Legal System, Commercial Law, Company Law, Employment Law, Domestic Sale of Goods and Agency and International Sale of Goods.

After completing her LL.B, Angela studied for the Law Society Finals at Guildford Law School and then completed a LL.M in Commercial Law at the University of Birmingham, obtaining a distinction.

Angela is the Module Leader for the Family Law and Accounting for Law modules.  She is also currently responsible for delivery of the Law for Business module which is studied by all first year business students. 

She is the Programme Director for the BSc Management and Business in Professional Contexts programme that runs in conjunction with Mondelez. 

She is the external examiner on the Foundation Degree in Business and Education Management. 

She acts as the Learning and Teaching Mentor to those within the Law Group who are new to teaching. 

Angela is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is working towards gaining status as a Senior Fellow.

Position: Lecturer in Law
Email: a.stanhope@aston.ac.uk
Phone: +44(0) 121 204 5165
Room: SW717

  • LLM, Birmingham University, 2004. Subject: Commercial Law
  • Certificate, 2000. Subject: Further and Adult Education Teaching
  • Law Society Finals, Guildford Law School, 1992.
  • LLB, Coventry University, 1991. Subject: Business Law
  • ILEX Exams, Oxford College of FE, 1988.


  • Lecturer, Aston Business School. (September 1, 2012 - Present)
  • Aston Business School Senior Teaching Fellow. (2011 - 2012)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Leicester University. (2011 - 2012)
  • Lecturer in Law, Coventry University. (2008 - 2012)
  • Lecturer in Law, Birmingham City University. (2004 - 2005)
  • Lecturer in Law, Coventry University. (2000 - 2004)
  • Lecturer in Law, City College, Coventry. (1999 - 2004)
  • BL1179, Accounting for Law
  • BL2294, Business Law
  • BL2296, Principles of Business Law
  • BL3371, International Sales and Transportation Law
  • BL3372, Principles of International Sales & Transportation Law
  • BUP100, Undergraduate Placement Assessment
  • BL1104 Law for Business

  • Domestic and International sale of goods
  • Member, Association of Law Teachers.
  • Member, Society of Legal Scholars. 
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Authored Books

  • Hutchinson, O., Stanhope, A. (2013). The English Legal System. Oxford: Routledge.


  • Stanhope A, 'The investigation of abuse, the right to family life and effective domestic remedies' (2011) 45(2) The Law Teacher 243
  • Stanhope A, 'Mitchell v Glasgow City Council'  (2010) 15(1) Cov. L.J.54
  • Stanhope A, 'Calvert v William Hill Credit Ltd' (2009) 14(2) Cov. L.J. 46
  • Stanhope A, 'Sale by a non-owner: striking a fair balance between the rights of the true owner and a buyer in good faith' (2004)9(2) Cov. L.J. 1

Contributions to Other Works

  • Foster S, ‘How to write better law essays’ (Oxford University Press 2007)

Administrative Roles and Responsibilities

  • Director, Graduate Diploma in Law.
  • Programme Director, Management and Business in Professional Contexts

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