Research areas for Aston Law

Research Convenor

Prof. Simon Cooper

PhD Director

Dr David Salmons
Phone: +44(0)121 204 3475

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, but our expertise lie in a wide range of fields. This allows us to provide the focus and attention which is needed when supervising research degree students.

Our research interests include:

  • Financial Services Law, Financial Regulation, Corporate Governance, Tax Law, Corporate Insolvency and Corporate Rescue
  • European Union Law, Comparative Law, Law of the Crown Dependencies, Law of the Overseas Territories
  • Internet Law, Privacy and Data Protection, Intellectual Property Law
  • Secured Transactions Law, Consumer Credit Law, International Business Law (with a particular interest in China)
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Land Law, Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Equity, Trusts, Restitution and Unjust Enrichment
  • Jurisprudence

Find out more about individual staff and their research interests.