Mrs Angela Stanhope

Aston Law


Position: Senior Teaching Fellow in Law      Email:            Phone: +44(0) 121 204 5165         
Room: SW705

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 Family Law, 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 completed 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 (i) Family Law, (ii) Accounting for Law, (iii) Business and Law and (iv) International Trade Law and Policy modules. She acts as the Learning and Teaching Mentor to those within the Law Group who are new to teaching. Angela is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

  • 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/Senior Teaching Fellow, Aston Law School, (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)
  • BL2612 Family Law
  • LT3315 International Trade Law and Policy
  • LBM602 Business and Law
  • BL1199 Accounting for Law
  • BL3501 - Dissertation Supervision
  • BUP100 - Undergraduate Placement Assessment


  •  Family Law
  • Domestic and International sale of goods


  • Member, Association of Law Teachers.
  • Member, Society of Legal Scholars. 
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Hutchinson, O., & Stanhope, A. (2014).Optimize English Legal System. (1st ed.) (Optimize Law Revision). Oxford: RoutledgeCurzon Taylor & Francis Group

Administrative Roles and Responsibilities

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