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Nottingham Law School (NLS) has boosted its academic staff count with the appointment of four lecturers.
Nottingham Law School (NLS) has boosted its research unit with the appointment of four lecturers.
Professors David Burdette, Rebecca Parry and Gary Wilson are all slated to start this academic year while Dr Jonathan Doak will join the law school later in the year.
Burdette joins the law school from South Africas University of Pretoria, while Parry comes from the University of Leicester. Both specialise in commercial law and have a particular focus on insolvency and corporate restructuring. Parry is also a member of the Nottingham Trent alumni, having studied for her Diploma in Legal Practice at the university in 1993.
Wilson, also a member of the universitys alumni, is a corporate law and business regulation expert, while Doak, who will join from Sheffield University, concentrates on criminal law with a focus on victims rights.
NLS head of research Mary Seneviratne said the appointments will enhance the law schools legal research work.
They also reflect the universitys recognition of the strength of our research mission and the postgraduate teaching activity associated with it, she added.
The hires coincide with NLSs launch of a London branch in conjunction with US education provider Kaplan.