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Bournemouth University

Andrea Loux Jarman, JD graduated from Cornell Law School, where she was on the editorial board of the Cornell Law Review. She has expertise in UK and comparative public law, human rights and land law. Her research focuses on the reception of the ‘voices’ of communities of place and interest by common law courts. Under this theme she has published on third party intervention, strategic litigation and the legal history of the creation of law and legal rights through community custom. She currently holds an AHRC Connected Communities grant entitled ‘Speaking for Ourselves: Community litigation in the English and European Courts’.

David Yuratich
David Yuratich is a lecturer in law with research interests in public and EU law. He is particularly interested in the relationships between courts and democracy, and wrote his PhD thesis on the democracy-building role of the Court of Justice of the European Union. David is the unit leader for Public Law 1 and also teaches legal skills.

Phyllis Alexander
Dr Phyllis Rea Alexander is a senior lecturer and framework leader at the Business School of Bournemouth University. She joined the school in 2007 following a successful twenty-year career as a US Certified Public Accountant. Her professional experiences included general accounting and auditing services with a medium-sized public accounting firm followed by international tax consultancy services with a ‘Big 4’ accounting firm. She remains an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of CPAs. Phyllis received a Masters Degree and PhD in Taxation from Bournemouth University. Her research interests include aspects of personal tax equity and efficiency, financial analysis, environmental reporting and taxation, corporate governance, and fair access to higher education.

Hayley Dornan
Hayley Dornan has lectured in employment law Bournemouth University since 2010 at undergraduate and postgraduate level across a variety of programmes including the LLB, MSc, LPC and MBA. Her current areas of interest for research relate to employment and discrimination law.
Prior to lecturing in law, Hayley trained and practised as a Solicitor in the commercial department of a local firm, gaining experience in company law, employment law, intellectual property law, and general commercial litigation. She also spent time with an associate law firm based in Paris. Whilst in private practice her key focus was in the field of employment law, advising HR directors and managers as well as small companies and individuals on a range of employment law and HR related issues.

Donald Nordberg
Donald Nordberg is engaged in his third career, this time as an academic. He is Associate Professor of Strategy and Corporate Governance at Bournemouth University and Visiting Professor of Journalism at City University in London.
For many years Don was a news correspondent and editorial executive at Reuters, living in Germany, Switzerland, the United States and the UK and working on assignment in many countries around world. His business career involved strategy consulting work for companies including United Business Media, Dow Jones, Hemscott and National Westminster Bank. He also served for several years as Director of Strategy for RAW Communications, an investor relations consultancy and webcasting firm.
Don then became an academic, teaching strategic management, corporate governance and international business… He was for several years on the staff of Westminster Business School and London Metropolitan Business School, and has lectured at the French business school Escem. His principal research interest is in corporate governance and strategic leadership, where he has been examining the role of codes of conduct on the work of boards of directors.

Jeffrey Wale
Jeff Wale entered legal practice in 1992 and qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court in 1994. In 1999 he became a partner in the national firm of Berrymans Lace Mawer where he acted for insurers, professionals, public bodies and education/health care providers. His commercial legal experience includes occupational disease, abuse, harassment and education related claims. Jeff also has significant appellate court experience including a successful claim against the UK in the European Court of Human Rights.
In 2010 Jeff moved into teaching and is now programme leader for the Graduate Diploma in Law at Bournemouth University. His research centres on health care law & bioethics as he has a particular interest in medical decision making at the beginning of life.

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