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Benjamin Andoh

Dr Benjamin Andoh

Senior Lecturer

School of Business, Law and Communications

023 8201 2507 ext. 2507 Room no. SMZ08

Biography

Benjamin's qualifications include a BA (Hons) Law, an LLM, a PhD, a PGCTLHE and FHEA. He is also a barrister (of Gray's Inn). 

Benjamin's teaching and academic interests lie in the following areas: tort, contract, civil remedies and mental health law. He also supervises LLM dissertations and supervises as well as examines PhD theses. 

His other roles include assistant editor of the Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies and a regular referee of journal articles.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Recent publications

    Find out more about Benjamin's recent publications. Publications can include articles in academic journals; book chapters or full books; creative projects; conference participation and multimedia works.

     'Informal and Involuntary Mental Patients in England and Wales: a comparison in the light of Rabone', Medicine, Science and the Law, vol.53(4), 2013, pp. 213-218.

    'Damages for Non-Pecuniary Loss', Business Law Review, vol. 33, no.7, July 2012, pp. 181-184.

    Private Defence and Public Defence in the Criminal Law and the Law of Tort – a comparison’ (with Simon Parsons), Journal of Criminal Law, vol. 76 (Part 1), Feb. 2012, pp. 22-28.

    Personal Injuries in Professional Football – legal aspects’ (with S. Parsons, P. Jones and B. Watts), International Sports Law Review,  2010, issues 3 & 4, pp.60-71.   

    'The Freezing Injunction Today', Business Law Review, Feb. 2010, pp. 28-36. 

    'Self-Defence and the Householder', Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 12, no.1, 2008, pp. 19-32. 

    'The Police and Section 135(1) of the Mental Health Act 1983', Medicine, Science and the Law, (2009) vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 93-100. 

    'Students’ Self-Assessment in Law', The Law Teacher , v.42, no.2 2008, 200-212. 

    'The nearest relative and the courts', Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies, 2009, vol. 13 (1/2), pp. 6-34.

    'Protection for Acts Done under the Mental Health Act 1983', Medicine, Science and the Law, vol. 48, no. 2, April 2008, pp. 96-107. 

    'Illegality as a Defence to Negligence in English Law', Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 11, nos. 1 & 2, Dec. 2007, pp 37-55. 

    'Misfeasance in Public Office and Exemplary Damages', Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 10, nos. 1 and 2, Dec. 2006, pp. 83-89. 

    'The Nearest Relative Again (E v Bristol City Council [2005] EWHC 74 (Admin.))', Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 9, nos. 1 & 2, Dec. 2005, pp. 101-106. 

    'After-care under section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983', Medicine, Science and the Law, 2005, vol. 45, no.1, pp.7-16. 
  2. Research interests

    Benjamin's research interests include: obligations, remedies and mental health law.