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Adam is an Assistant Professor at Northumbria Law School. 

Adam has published in leading journals such as Legal Studies, the European Law Review, and the European Human Rights Law Review.

Adam's research is broadly concerned with human rights, constitutional law, legal theory, and property. Adam is particularly interested in the judicial approach to the enforcement of rights and how courts use concepts such as proportionality to assess the infringment of fundamental rights. Adam is also interested in the work of Ronald Dworkin and is researching how Dworkin's theory of legal interpretivism may assist understandings of contemporary developments in the area of human rights.

Adam was awarded his PhD in 2017. 

Before entering into academia Adam practised as a paralegal at Bond Dickinson undertaking work on behalf of the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills.

Research interests

Human rights, constitutional law, legal theory, and property.

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD

1 Oct 201330 Sep 2016

Award Date: 9 Jan 2017

Law, LLB (Hons)

1 Oct 200730 Jun 2012

Award Date: 30 Jun 2012


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