Aidan Flynn

Job Title and Responsibilities

Lecturer
School of Law, Policing and Forensics

Law Department:
Module Leader for Constitutional Law
Module Leader for European Union Law
Module Leader for Human Rights: Foundation
Level 6 Tutor

About Me

I graduated in law from University College Cork, Ireland, in 1995.  I worked in three law firms before embarking on PGCE course at Cardiff University.  I was a Law Clerk at Niall Quinn & Co., Donegal, from May 1998 to March 2000.  I worked as a Paralegal at two law firms in Australia.  These were Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons), from April 2000 to June 2000; Thompson Eslick, from September 2000 to February 2001.  I was a lecturer at Heart of Worcestershire College from September 2002 to August 2016. 

At this college, I taught on these courses:

  • LLB
  • GDL (CPE)
  • Foundation Degree in Paralegal Skills
  • Higher National Diploma in Law
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HR Management
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in HR Management
  • Chartered Institute of Legal Executives Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice
  • Chartered Institute of Legal Executives Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice
  • Chartered Institute of Legal Executives Level 6 Diploma in Law and Practice
  • Foundation Degree in Business

Award Leader for CILEx courses, 2009 to 2013, and for Foundation Degree in Paralegal Skills, 2013 to 2016.

Qualifications

PGCE – Cardiff University (then part of University of Wales) 2002

LL.M – University College Cork (National University of Ireland) 1996

  • Advanced Public Law
  • Advanced Business Law
  • Gender and the Law
  • Thesis ‘Parliamentary utterance: taking the poison out of the privilege’

BCL (2:1) – University College Cork (National University of Ireland) 1995

National Diploma in Legal Studies – Regional Technical College Letterkenny (now Letterkenny Institute of Technology) 1993

National Certificate in Legal Studies – Regional Technical College Letterkenny (now Letterkenny Institute of Technology) 1992

Leaving Certificate – De La Salle College, Ballyshannon, County Donegal, 1990

Professional Memberships and Activities

Member of Society of Legal Scholars

Expertise

Constitutional Law
European Union Law
Human Rights Law

Research Interests

Constitutional Law

Current Teaching

Constitutional Law
European Union Law
Human Rights Law
English Legal System
Law and Society
The Language of Law

Contact

Aidan Flynn
LW122
Law Department
Leek Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 2DF
t: +44 (0)1782 294727
e: Aidan.Flynn@staffs.ac.uk