Tom Knight, Senior Lecturer

Tom Knight

Senior Lecturer

Tom started his career as a legal caseworker for the Legal Services Commission working in partnership with legal aid providers across Yorkshire. He then completed his training at a local family law firm, qualifying as a solicitor in 2009. During his time in practice Tom gained valuable insights into the economic, social and cultural issues facing families in our local communities. 

He then worked at Bradford College University Centre for a number of years, lecturing in a range of core subjects on the LL.B and becoming a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. During his time there he also wrote a number of articles on the practical application of law for the Cilex Journal.

Current Teaching

  • Applied Criminal Law - Module Leader
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate and Business Law

Research Interests

Tom has recently embarked on PhD study. His research considers the GDPR regime and the notion of ""fairness"" in how personal data is acquired and used. The research draws on contractual issues relating to the expectations of the consumer.

Tom Knight, Senior Lecturer