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 School of Law, Swansea University since 1999 and was director of the School's Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) programme between 2003 and 2015.

Areas of Expertise

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


  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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  • LA-364 European Union Law for Graduate Diploma in Law

    The module will cover the EU origins and institutions, the law-making of the EU, direct effect, supremacy. fundamental rights, litigation, substantive law (free movement of good and persons).