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More about the Law Fellows at Clare

More about the Law Fellows at Clare College

Professor Neil Andrews, (Professor of Civil Justice and Private Law) affectionately known as ‘NHA’ is a world-renowned expert on Contract law and Civil Procedure. NHA is a Bencher of Middle Temple and a member of the American Law Institute. He is also a Council Member of the International Association of Procedural Law. He has published widely in leading journals in the UK and internationally. He is the author of numerous leading books on civil procedure and contract law.

NHA is also known for his infamous lively after-dinner speeches, which often feature heavily in students’ recollections of their time at Cambridge. Professor Andrews is a dedicated lecturer and supervisor. Students appreciate his clarity, sense of humour and previews of his forthcoming books. He is Director of Studies for Part 2 students.

Dr Kirsty Hughes (Lecturer in Law) is an expert in Public Law. Her research interests are in the fields of public law, human rights and media law. She is particularly interested in the law of privacy, photographs, free speech, protest, and the constitutional and human rights issues raised by procedure. Her research has been published in leading journals and has been cited in the Court of Appeal and in Parliamentary reports. She has also contributed to national and international media coverage on the law of privacy, including the BBC and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She is currently writing a book entitled Dimensions of Privacy: Privacy Theory and Article 8 European Convention on Human Rights (Hart Publishing).   

Originally from the North of England Dr Hughes completed her doctoral thesis in the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, before joining Clare and becoming a lecturer. Dr Hughes is always willing to make time for her students and is committed to ensuring that students achieve their potential. She is Director of Studies for Part 1A, Part 1B and LLM students.


Dr Hughes (Left) and students at one of our termly law dinners


Professor Andrews (centre) and students on Graduation day