Mrs Karen Davies
Senior Lecturer
Legal Studies
Telephone: (01792) 602276
Room: Office - 137
First Floor
Richard Price Building
Singleton Campus

Karen, formally employed as a lecturer at Swansea Law School and an associate lecturer with the Open University, previously worked as Training Manager for the Child Poverty Action Group, specialising in social security and housing law. She has wide ranging experience of teaching law on a variety of business and professional courses, including MBA and ACCA, and has held advisory roles on the training of legal executives and paralegals and on the delivery of distance learning courses to students of English Law.

Karen has taught at the College of Law, Swansea University since 1999 and was director of the Collage’s Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) programme between 2003 and 2015.

Areas of Expertise

  • Employment Law
  • Law of the European Union
  • English Legal System

Publications

  1. Understanding European Law, 6th Edition. London & New York: Routledge.
  2. & The hands that rock the cradle: a review of the right to SPL.. Student Law Review(78), 14-15.
  3. & TUPE or not TUPE? That is the question.. Student Law Review(77), 14-16.
  4. & From Dagenham to the West End - The Equal Pay Saga. Student Law Review 75, 14
  5. & Working for the Devil: Internships and Employment Rights. Student Law Review 74(Spring 2015), 12

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Teaching

  • LA-364 European Union Law for Graduate Diploma in Law regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar

    This module considers the basic institutional structure of the EU, the nature and effect of EU law, preliminary references and direct actions in the Court of Justice of the EU, and the internal market. Study of EU law is also placed in its historical, political and economic context.

  • LAA109 European Law 2

    The module will cover the substantive EU law, in particular litigation and the internal market.

  • LAA113 European Law 2

    The module will cover the substantive law of the EU, in particular litigation and the internal market.

  • LAA217 Employment Law: Rights and Obligations

    This module seeks to address the concept of employment and of legal rights and obligations commonly derived from terms found within contracts of employment.

  • LAA218 Employment Law: Enforcing Rights

    This module seeks to address matters relating to termination of the contract of employment, including employment disputes and their resolution, together with an introduction to the regulation of discrimination in employment.

  • LAA314 Employment Law: Rights and Obligations

    This module seeks to address the concept of employment and of legal rights and obligations commonly derived from terms found within contracts of employment

  • LAA315 Employment Law: Enforcing Rights

    This module seeks to address matters relating to termination of the contract of employment, including employment disputes and their resolution, together with an introduction to the regulation of discrimination in employment

  • LAQ213 European Law 2

    The module will cover the substantive law of the EU, in particular litigation and the internal market.