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Dr Adam Ramshaw

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria Law School

Adam graduated from Northumbria University in 2012. Adam then practised for a year as a paralegal at Bond Dickinson taking instructions from the Insolvency Service on behalf of the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills.

In January 2017 Adam was awarded his PhD. Adam’s thesis was entitled ‘The Role of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in Public and Private Sector Possession Proceedings’.

Adam is the convenor of the Property Law Research Interest Group. 


  • Law PhD January 09 2017
  • Law LLB (Hons) June 30 2012

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • What could have been and may yet still be, Ramshaw, A. 2 Dec 2020, In: European Law Review
  • ‘World of Warcraft is My Home From Home’, Ramshaw, A. 10 Dec 2020, In: Journal of Law, Technology and Trust
  • A written constitution for the UK would not have resolved recent Brexit arguments – here’s why, Ramshaw, A. 24 Oct 2019
  • Dignity and Judging: Substituting Dworkin's Hercules for Frankenstein's Creation, Ramshaw, A. 30 May 2019
  • The Case for Replicable Structured Full Proportionality Analysis in all Cases Concerning Fundamental Rights, Ramshaw, A. 1 Mar 2019, In: Legal Studies
  • Cracks in the Mirror: Reclaiming the Human Rights Narrative from Strasbourg, Ramshaw, A. 5 Sep 2018
  • Proportionality Have You Met Proportionality? A Consideration of Proportionality within the Context of Possession Proceedings, Ramshaw, A. Mar 2017
  • Unintended Consequences: Protocol 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Horizontal Effect, Ramshaw, A. 6 Apr 2016, SLSA Annual Conference 2016
  • Finding the Way Home, Ramshaw, A. 2 Apr 2015
  • Southend-on-Sea v Armour: Proportionality Revisited, Ramshaw, A. Sep 2014, In: Journal of Housing Law

PGR Supervision

  • John O'Malley Start: 08/07/2020
  • Rachel Williams Start: 04/04/2018
  • Rachel Williams Start: 04/04/2018

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