Dr Matthew Channon


Amory 103E

Matthew joined Exeter Law School as a Lecturer in Law from the University of Southampton in September 2017. Matthew's research focusses on legal issues arising from Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (Driverless Cars) and is co-authoring the first substantive text on 'The Law and Driverless Cars' (available 2018). Matthew has presented his research at major industry conferences both nationally and internationally and has been cited by several newspapers including the Times and the Guardian. Matthew is running the first LLM Module on 'Motor Insurance Law and Autonomous Vehicles' in 2018/19.

Matthew further has an interest in the Law and Autonomy generally, particularly Drones and Autonomous Ships. Matthew is further interested in Motor Insurance and Insurance Law generally and often presents to the Association Internationale De Droit Des Assurances Motor Insurance Working Party. Matthew won the Association Internationale De Droit Des Assurances Academic prize in November 2016. 

Matthew is interested in supervising research into the Law and Autonomous Vehicles. 

Matthew welcomes applicatio

Research interests

The Law and Autonomous Vehicles, Drones, Autonomous Ships, Motor Insurance, Tort Law and, EU Law.