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Dr Ruth Flaherty

Lecturer in Law


Dr Ruth Flaherty

School of Social Sciences and Humanities


T:  +44 (0) 1473 338114

Dr Ruth Flaherty joined University of Suffolk in September 2019 as a Lecturer in Law. She leads on the core EU Law, Land Law and Equity & Trusts Law modules, and the optional Intellectual Property Law module. She also teaches on the Legal Methods & Advocacy and Dissertation modules. She is Head of the David White Trust Mooting Competition, and runs several wellbeing initiatives for Law students. Additionally, Ruth is Admissions Tutor for all Law courses, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and an External Examiner for Solent University. Before joining UoS, she was an experienced Associate Tutor at UEA, teaching on core modules such as Contract Law and Equity & Trusts, as well as the employability module Law in Practice.

She is passionate about wellbeing and sport and is an avid cyclist and runner.