Clare James (she/her)

School of Law

Lecture in Law

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Clare James
School of Law
Bartolomé House
Winter Street
S3 7ND

Prior to completing a law degree, I worked as a veterinary surgeon in the UK and USA, specialising in the area of pathology. In 2018 I graduated from the School of Law at the University in Leeds with an LLB. I then went on to undertake an LLM in International law. I am now studying for a PhD in the area of implementation of the right to food in the UK, at the Univeristy of Leeds. Prior to working at the University of Sheffield, I taught on a number of law modules at the Univeristy of Leeds

  • LLM (University of Leeds)
  • LLB (University of Leeds)
  • BVSc (University of Liverpool)
  • BSc (Royal Veterinary College)
Research interests
  • The Right to Food
  • Socioeconomic Human Rights
  • Human Rights Law
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Agriculture
Teaching interests
  • Human Rights
  • International Law
Teaching activities


  • Law of Obligations
  • Contemporary Issues in Law and Justice
  • Property Law