BA (Hons) (Lancaster); Dip. Law; LLM (Edin.); PhD (Cantab.); Barrister (Middle Temple)
Dr Ashley Hannay is Lecturer in Property Law at the University of Manchester. He is a late medieval legal historian with interests in the historical development of English private law, particularly Equity and Trusts. He is also interested in the Legal History of Northern England and recently began the Society for Legal Scholars funded ‘Palatine Project’ focusing on doctrinal development in the Palatine courts of Lancaster, Chester and Durham.
LLB (Manchester); LLM (UCL); PhD (Adelaide)
Dr Emily Ireland is a lecturer in law at the University of Liverpool. Her research interests are in legal history, particularly socio-legal and feminist histories of the criminal law, equity, and family law. Emily is interested in how subordinated peoples have negotiated the law over time and the relationship of gender and the law in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. She is also interested in how historical methodologies, such as history’s ‘spatial turn’ and the history of emotions, can be utilised in legal-historical scholarship.
BA (Hons) (Victoria); MA (Hons); (Toronto), PhD (St. And.); FHEA; AFRHistS
Dr Sarah White is an Assistant Professor in Law at the University of Nottingham. Prior to this, she was a Lecturer in Medieval History at Lancaster University and an ERC Research Fellow at the University of St Andrews. She is a historian of the late twelfth through thirteenth centuries with interests in canon law, English common law, and comparative law, particularly legal writing, and legal argument, and the intersection between law and religion.
BA (Oxon.); LLB (UCL); BCL (Oxon.); Barrister (Middle Temple)
John is a barrister practising at 4 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, and is a member of the Middle Temple. John has a broad commercial practice, with a focus on professional negligence and insurance litigation and arbitration. Before coming to the bar, John worked as a researcher at the Law Commission.
BA (Birkbeck); MA (Oxon.); PhD (Oxon.)
Dr Lorenzo Caravaggi is a lecturer in medieval history at Lancaster University. Before joining Lancaster he was a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of East Anglia, where he worked on a project investigating the literary and cultural underpinnings of criminal law in the fourteenth century (a project which will eventually result in his second monograph). He obtained his DPhil (PhD) in February 2021 from the University of Oxford, with a thesis on justice, conflict, and peace-keeping in Dante's Italy.