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Laura Samaroo

School of Law

Faculty of Business and Law

After completing her undergraduate studies in law, Laura took a number of gap years which were spent coaching tennis, surfing and doing gang-rehabilitation work on Chicago’s notorious South Side. Eventually, she found her way back to law. After post-graduate study in the USA where she obtained a LL.M in International Comparative Law, Laura worked as a lawyer in a large UK commercial law firm where she specialised in corporate law.
Laura joined LJMU in 2011 and is a lecturer on the LLB and LLM Programmes. She is the Module Leader for the Law of Contract on the LLM and the LLB, and the Module Leader for International Trade and Finance Law on the LLM and the LLB. She is also the Programme Leader for the LLM in Legal Practice.

Research Interests –
Laura is currently undertaking a PhD in Sports Law.

Laura is a member of Women in Sports Law, the J Reuben Clark Law Society, the Liverpool Law Society and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, LLB (Hons), Law
J Reuben Clark School of Law, BYU, United States, LLM in International Comparative Law
Nottingham Law School, England, Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Law, School of Law, Liverpool John Moores University, 2011 - present

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Women in Sports Law. 2017

Member, Liverpool Law Society. 2011

Member, J Reuben Clark Law Society. 2005