Credit: Rob Gale
Credit: Rob Gale
Our research interests are wide ranging and include commercial and company laws, corporate governance and corporate responsibility...
Donall O Cleirigh
Credit: O Cleirigh and human rights laws...
...medical and biomedical laws and ethics...
Jeff Gynane
Credit: Gynane
...criminal law and criminal evidence...
...and legal history and socio-legal theory

Research topics in the School of Law

If you are thinking of applying to read for a PhD at the University of Exeter, members of the School of Law have a very wide range of interests.

Clicking on a research topic below will list the member(s) of staff who have an interest in that topic.

Please Note: Staff indicated by an asterisk are based on the Cornwall Campus; all others are based in Exeter.

Administrative Law

Biomedical Law

Civil ADR / Dispute Resolution

Commercial Law

Company Law

Constitutional Law

Consumer Law

Contract Law

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Criminal Law

Criminal Evidence

Data Protection Law

Employment Law

Environmental Law


European and Comparative Law

Family Law

French Law

German Law

Human Rights

Intellectual Property

Law and Language

Law, Literature and Philosophy

Legal History

Legal Philosophy and Legal Theory

Legal Translation

Medical Law and Ethics


Personal Property

Public Comparative Law

Public International Law

Real Property

Socio-Legal Theory