Our Staff

40 items found, viewing items 1 to 10.

  • Dr Olia Arustamyan


    Dr Olia Arustamyan is a Lecturer in Law. Her main research interests are in philosophy of law and moral philosophy more generally. Olia lectures in criminal law and criminal evidence at undergraduate level, and human rights law in the LLM.

  • Suresh Birdi

    Senior Lecturer in Law

    Suresh Birdi  is a Senior lecturer in Law and is the course director for the LLM International Business Law Course. Suresh has taught upon many degree courses including LL.B, B.A, GDL, PGDL, LL.M and other short courses.    

  • Dr Valentino Cattelan

    Lecturer in Law

    Dr Valentino Cattelan is an experienced researcher in Islamic law, economics and finance. His expertise also comprises comparative law, EU law, contract law and interdisciplinary studies.

  • Tracey Cooper

    Director of Educational and Professional Development

    Tracey  Cooper  i s the Director of Educational and Professional Development at BCU, prior to this she held the role of LLB Programme Director for 7 years. Her teaching areas are Land Law, Contract Law and ADR. She obtained her LLB with the Open University and LLM with the University of Wolverhampton.

  • Dr Sarah Cooper

    Director of Research, Reader in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies

    Dr Sarah Cooper is a Reader in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, the Director of Research in the School of Law, and a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Authority. She is also a Site Director for the Midlands 4 Cities Doctoral Training Partnership, which is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

  • Lamin Daffeh

    Lecturer in Law

    Lamin is a lecturer in Law and a PhD Research Fellow at the BCU. He is an experienced practitioner in advancing education and International development.

  • Michael Davies

    Lecturer in Law

    Solicitor (non-practising). Admitted to the role in 1985. Joined a High Street as Articled clerk and rose to level of Senior Partner. Criminal Defence Advocate for over 20 years practising in local Magistrates and Crown Courts.

  • Dr Ilaria Di Gioia

    Senior Lecturer in American Law and Associate Director of the Centre for American Legal Studies (CALS)

    Dr. Ilaria Di Gioia is a Senior Lecturer in Law and Associate Director of the Centre for American Legal Studies at Birmingham City University, UK. 

  • Rhiannon Frost


    Before working at BCU, Rhiannon Frost worked at Staffordshire University for 3 years teaching on a range of different courses and modules. She is currently a PhD student at Keele University.

  • Samantha Gargaro

    Senior Lecturer in Law, Director of BCU Law Clinic

    Samatha Gargaro  qualified as a Solicitor in 1991 and worked in private practice until June 2018.  Samantha  came to Birmingham City University to develop the Clinical Education offered to students.

40 items found, viewing items 1 to 10.