Ms Sarah Atkins


I am a qualified (non-practising) solicitor in two jurisdictions. I joined this university as a teaching fellow in 2015. I previously worked as a solicitor in private practice in Portsmouth in the area of private client and prior to that for the Legal Aid Board in Ireland in the area of child protection and family law. During 2014, I was part of a research project undertaken by the Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission [IHREC] into Direct Provision of asylum seekers and delays in the Irish asylum system. I also lectured in Griffith College Cork, Ireland and am a graduate of University College Cork, Ireland.

Teaching Responsibilities

I coordinate and lecture on Public international law and Legal Writing & Research. I also co-lecture in Family & Child Law. I am also a seminar tutor in Public Law. Additionally, I have dissertation supervision.

Other responsibilities

I provide staff support to the Student Union Law Society.