Alison Perry is Associate Professor in Law and Co-Head of Department of Legal Studies in the College of Law and Criminology. Alison is a graduate of Oxford University (where she studied Jurisprudence) and of King’s College London (where she studied, among other things, Immigration and Nationality Law, Policing, and Child Law).

Alison began her academic career in 1994 as a researcher at Cardiff Law School, working on a series of projects with the wonderful and inspirational Professor Gillian Douglas, Professor Nigel Lowe and Professor Mervyn Murch. Alison took up a lectureship at Swansea University in 1999. She is now an Associate Professor, teaching Family Law and Land Law.



Teaching

  • LAA202 Land Law 1

    LAA202 provides an introduction to the nature of land ownership in English law and the conceptual framework of the creation and transfer of estates and interests in land. Particular attention is paid to states and interests in land, registration of title, adverse possession, and co-ownership.

  • LAA202C Cyfraith Tir 1

    LAA202 provides an introduction to the nature of land ownership in English law and the conceptual framework of the creation and transfer of estates and interests in land. Particular attention is paid to estates and interests in land, registration of title adverse possession, and co-ownership.

  • LAA211 Family Law: Adult Relationships

    This module examines the law relating to family relationships. Topics covered include: marriage, divorce, cohabitation, family property, financial provision and property division on divorce, child support and protection from violence in the family.

  • LAA301 Family Law: Parents & Children

    This module examines the law relating to parenthood and the parent/child relationship in England and Wales. It focuses particularly on issues relating to parenthood, parental responsibility, children's rights, parental disputes over children and public law issues surrounding child protection.

  • LAA302 Family Law: Adult Relationships

    This module examines the law relating to family relationships. Topics covered include: marriage, divorce, cohabitation, family property, financial provision and property division on divorce, child support and protection from violence in the family.

  • LAQ302 Land Law 1

    LAA202 provides an introduction to the nature of land ownership in English law and the conceptual framework of the creation and transfer of estates and interests in land. Particular attention is paid registration of title, estates and interests in land, adverse possession, co-ownership.

Research Groups

  • Socio-Legal Studies Association

    Member of the Socio-Legal Studies Association

  • Member

    Wales Observatory on Human Rights of Children and Young People

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Co-Head of Department of Legal Studies, College of Law and Crimi

    2014 - Present

  • Co-Director of Learning and Teaching, College of Law and Crimino

    2015 - Present

Career History

Start Date End Date Position Held Location
1994 1999 Research Associate Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University