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Maureen Ohara

Maureen O'Hara

Lecturer

Office Times

Monday 11.00am – 1.00pm

Biography

Maureen joined Salford Law School in 2008, after completing her LLM at King’s College London. She had previously practiced as a solicitor, mainly in family and child law, and in immigration law. Maureen became the School’s Pro-bono

Co-ordinator in 2010, and took the lead in establishing a pilot Streetlaw programme. The Streetlaw programme has now been incorporated into the Communication Skills module. Maureen is the School’s year two tutor.

Teaching

LLB - Module leader for Family Law (year 2) and Criminal Justice (year 3). Contributes to the teaching of Communication Skills (year 2) and Human Rights Law (year 3). Supervises student dissertations (year 3).

MA in Social Work Studies – Teaches the module ‘A Framework for Practice: Social Work Law’

Pro-bono Co-ordinator

Research Interests

Criminal justice responses to violent and sexual offences

Criminal and civil law relating to the safeguarding of children

Criminal justice responses to the commercial sexual exploitation of children and adults

Gender and the law

Qualifications and Memberships

  • LLM, Diploma in Legal Practice, CPE, PGCE, B. Soc.Sci. (Hons)
  • Solicitor and member of the Law Society
  • Member of the Socio-Legal Studies Association and the Association of Law Teachers