Our staff have a breadth of experience in teaching and professional practice. Academics also have research expertise in their subject area.

Head of School

  • Ken Mackinnon

    Ken Mackinnon

    Professor Ken Mackinnon is Head of the Law School. He has taught a wide range of subjects including Jurisprudence, Legal Ethics, Tort Law, Social Security Law, Employment Law, Privacy Law, and Legal Systems.  

  • Academic Staff

  • Maggie Anderson

    Maggie Anderson

    Maggie Anderson is a Lecturer in the Law School and Course Leader for the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice.  

  • Craig Anderson

    Craig Anderson

    Craig Anderson is a Lecturer in the Law School specialising in the areas of Property Law and Conveyancing.  

  • Sarah Arnell

    Sarah Arnell

    Sarah Arnell is a Lecturer in Law and qualified solicitor. Her teaching interests are in the areas of Employment Law and Delict.  

  • Paul Arnell

    Paul Arnell

    Dr Paul Arnell is a Reader in Law. His research interests are within public international law, particularly in international criminal law, extradition, jurisdiction and human rights.  

  • Val Bremner

    Val Bremner

    Val is a Lecturer in the Law School and has been a solicitor for 25 years working in both civil and criminal litigation.  

  • David Christie

    David Christie

    David Christie is a lecturer in the Law School and a qualified solicitor.  

  • Hayley Christie

    Hayley Christie

    Hayley Christie is a lecturer in the Law School and a qualified solicitor.  

  • Sarah Christie

    Dr Sarah Christie

    Dr Sarah Christie is the Director of Research for the Law School. Her interests are Criminal liability and responsibility; Medical Law and the Interface between Medical Law and Criminal Liability.  

  • William Craig

    William Craig

    William is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for the Oil & Gas Law LLM. He specialises in commercial law and tax law. His research interests include Tax Law, Commercial Law, E-Commerce and Computing Law.  

  • Margaret Downie

    Margaret Downie

    Margaret Downie is Senior Lecturer and Director of Resources in the Law School.  

  • Elimma Ezeani

    Dr Elimma Ezeani

    Dr Elimma Ezeani is a Lecturer in Law at the Law School.  

  • Bukola Faturoti

    Bukola Faturoti

    Bukola Faturoti is a lecturer in the Law School and Course Leader for the LLM/MSc Construction Law and Arbitration.  

  • Lisa Gibbons-Wood

    Lisa Gibbons-Wood

    Lisa Gibbons-Wood is a Senior Lecturer in the Law School and course leader for the BA Law & Management and on campus LLB.  

  • David Hill

    David Hill

    Dr David Hill is a Lecturer in the Law School, his principal teaching and research interests are in the area of private international law.  

  • Olufemi Ilesanmi

    Olufemi Ilesanmi

    Olufemi Ilesanmi is a Lecturer in Law at the Law School.  

  • John Karlberg

    John Karlberg

    John Karllberg is a Lecturer in law at the Law School.  

  • Andrey Kotelnikov

    Andrey Kotelnikov

    Dr Andrey Kotelnikov is a Lecturer in the Law School, he teaches a number of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  

  • Kathrin Kuehnel Fitchen

    Kathrin Keuhnel-Fitchen

    Kathrin is a Lecturer in the Law School.  

  • Thorsten Lauterbach

    Thorsten Lauterbach

    Thorsten Lauterbach is a Teaching Fellow in the Law School and Learning Enhancement Co-ordinator (Postgraduate).  

  • Olayinka Lewis

    Olayinka Lewis

    Olayinka Lewis is a lecturer in the Law School and a qualified solicitor.  

  • Carole Lyons

    Carole Lyons

    Carole is a solicitor and a lecturer in law with teaching interests and related responsibilities in the area of European Union Law. She co-ordinates and teaches a number of EU Law modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  

  • Joseph Mante

    Joseph Mante

    Dr Mante is a Lecturer and the Deputy Programme Leader for the LLM/MSc Construction and Arbitration Course at the Law school. His teaching and research interests are in Construction law and Dispute resolution.  

  • Gerry McGee

    Gerry McGee

    Gerry McGee is a solicitor and a Lecturer in Law. He is the Module Leader for the full time Legal Systems Module and Module leader for the online Constitutional Law Module.  

  • Leon Moller

    Leon Moller

    Dr Moller is a lecturer in Oil and Gas Law specialising in Contract Law and Oil and Gas Contract Law. His research interests include: Public International Law, Law of the Sea, Energy and Natural Resources Law.  

  • Caroline Nixon

    Caroline Nixon

    Lecturer in the Law School  

  • Eric Ogilvie-Brown

    Eric Ogilvie-Brown

    Eric Ogilvie-Brown is a Lecturer in the Law School.  

  • Jennifer Richmond

    Jennifer Richmond

    Jennifer Richmond is Lecturer in the Law School and Head of Year for Stage 1 of the LLB and Law and Management undergraduate courses.  

  • Hamish Ross

    Hamish Ross

    Dr Hamish Ross is a Lecturer in the Law School.  

  • Laura Sharp

    Laura Sharp

    Laura Sharp is a senior lecturer in the law School. Academic and professionals Skills development co-ordinator for law. Her research interests are in Criminal Justice & Criminal Law.  

  • Rhiannon Talbot

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    Dr. Rhiannon Talbot is a Lecturer in Law, and Deputy Course Leader for LLM/MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration. She lectures in the law of Obligations, construction, commercial and business law.  

  • PhD Research Students

  • Elizabeth Lawson

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    A Comparative Study Of Domestic Legislation In Scotland And Canada Relating To Child Sexual Exploitation Via New Technologies And Barriers To Prosecution.  

  • Chisa Onyejekwe

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    Overhauling the Nigerian Tax Policy Regime: Does the adoption of regulated tax treaties serve to encourage FDI?  

  • William Telfer

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    Thesis Title - The Stability in Oil & Gas Contracts and the Host Country’s National Interest: With a Special Reference to the Mozambican Stabilization Clause.