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Shaun Mills

Senior Lecturer

Lancashire Law School

Harris Building, HB151

+44 (0) 1772 89 3077

Shaun is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy with a law degree from UCL, London, a research degree from Sheffield University, and the Solicitor's Final Examinations. In addition, Shaun is a Member of the Editorial Board for the UCLan Diffusion Journal. He has been with Lancashire Law School for over 20 years and is first year LLB tutor and module leader for the EU law modules. He has won various internal teaching awards at UCLan, including:

2015: Best Lecturer (winner)

2015: Best Postgraduate Support (short-listed)

2012: Most Passionate Lecturer (winner)

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Shaun is the Course Leader and Admissions Tutor for our LLM Courses having been with Lancashire Law School for over 20 years.

He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy with a law degree from University College London, London University; a research degree from Sheffield University; and the Solicitor's Final Examinations (College of Law, London).

He is the module leader and lecturer for the following modules:
EU Law (undergraduate and GDL)
EU Business Law (undergraduate and LLM)
Advanced Legal Systems (LLM)
LLM Dissertations

In addition to his vast academic experience, Shaun has worked for several years with the Lord Chancellor's Department (now Ministry of Justice) in the Crown Court. Shaun studied for his law degree at University College London before taking the Law Society Final Examinations with the College of Law London. He completed my postgraduate research degree with the Faculty of Laws, University of Sheffield (which was a funded research scholarship) before joining the Lancashire Law School at the University of Central Lancashire in 1994.


LLB(Hons) (University College, London) 1992
Law Society Final Examinations (College of Law) 1993
LLM by Research (funded research studentship) (Sheffield) 1994


"The Legal Base Debate: Working Time and Worker Protections - A Matter of Health and Safety or the Rights of Employed Persons?’ (1996) European Business Law Review.

‘The International Labour Organisation, the United Kingdom and Freedom of Association: An Annual Cycle of Condemnation’ (1997) European Human Rights Law Review.

"Resolving Employment Disputes in the United Kingdom”, Le Conseil de Prud’Hommes and the University of Poitiers. 1998


Current areas of research activity include:

- Free Movement of Persons in the European Union and the availability of welfare benefits

- Control of dogs legislation

- Animal welfare law

- Judicial review of EU acts

- EU regulation of vitamin supplements and herbal remedies.


Undergraduate: EU Law (Lectures & Seminars); EU Business Law; EU Law in Judicial Review; Public Law: Dissertation & Project Supervision

Graduate Diploma in Law: EU Law; Project Supervision

Postgraduate: EU Internal Market Law; Dissertation Supervision


Society of Legal Scholars

Association of Law Teachers

Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy