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Peter McPartland

School of Law

Faculty of Business and Law

Peter is a Senior Lecturer in Law on the Legal Practice Course. He is subject leader for Business Law and Practice, and the General Commercial elective. He is Joint Module Leader for the LLB module in Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is part of the teaching team for Tax, Interviewing and Legal Research.

Peter is a managing partnerr and COLP & COFA of in EEI solicitors . His is an accredited interpersonal and Commercial mediator. He also owns Rash Records a not for profit records label and music promotions company. He is a keen musician and is often found wandering down the corridors with a ukulele in his hand.

Peter is a graduate of the Legal Practice Course here at LJMU following a long career in the public sector; he completed his solicitor training in local private practice developing expertise in general commercial law and litigation. Peter was instrumental in setting up and managing RAISE, the first “Commercial Law Centre.” The Centre specialised in advising women entrepreneurs as well as providing advice and assistance to local businesses through the Social Enterprise Network. Peter continues to be involved in the legal profession in a more formal way via his Partnership in EEI solicitors.

Peter has a credible history in external engagement and was a founding director of the Social Enterprise Network, Stanley Community Enterprises, has been a Trustee of the Child Poverty Action Group., Elect, Kirkby Unemployed Resource Centre, Kensington Neighbourhood Council, and Merseyside Youth Association. Peter is also the Founder Director of Action Duchenne UK Chengdu a national Charity and founder director and chair on the international charity United Parent Projects. Peter is currently a Board Member of Plus Dane Housing Group and an external examiner for BPP University.


Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, LLB (Hons)
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, LLM


2017, Clear ADR, Acredited Civil and Commercial Mediator
2012, UK Mediation, United Kingdom, Post Graduate Diploma

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Law, Liverpool John Moores University, 2001 - present

Postgraduate training

Post Graduate diploma in Legal Practice, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, ? - present

Highlighted publications

McPartland P. 1989. The State of Welfare The State of Welfare - Linking Poverty and Disability :1-11


McPartland P. 1989. The State of Welfare The State of Welfare - Linking Poverty and Disability :1-11


McPartland P. Paternalisim In Private Corporate Law - Exploring the rational for the Introduction of the Community Interest Company Wardman K. Liverpool JOhn Moores University

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Charted Institute of Arbitrators, 2016

Member, Professional Mediators Association i. 2016

Fellow, Higher Education Academy. 2013

Civil and Commercial Acredit Mediator, Civil Mediation Council.