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Lauren Clayton-Helm

Assistant Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

 

Dr Lauren Clayton-Helm graduated from the University of Sunderland with a 1st Class LLB (Hons) degree in 2011 and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2012. 

In 2013 Lauren returned to Northumbria to undertake her PhD, entitled ‘Marriage And The Question Of Validity: A Comparative Reformulation of Essential Validity Precepts To Establish Certainty For Couples Via Optimal Choice Of Law Rules’ and was awarded her PhD in December 2017. 

Whilst completing her PhD, Lauren became a graduate tutor at Northumbria University, before becoming a lecturer upon successful completion of her PhD. Lauren also currently holds the role of International Recruitment Co-Ordinator in the Law School. 

Campus Address

115 Ellison Terrace



  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Civil protection orders when crossing jurisdictional lines: gaps in the law and a call for reform to better protect victims of domestic abuse, Speed, A., Clayton-Helm, L. 28 Nov 2023, Domestic Abuse Research Handbook, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  • Past, present and future: the roadmap to eradicating FGM in England and Wales, Clayton-Helm, L. 1 Sep 2022, In: Child and Family Law Quarterly
  • Harmonisation of choice of law rules on same-sex marriage, Clayton-Helm, L. 15 Jan 2020, Same-Sex Relationships, Law and Social Change, Taylor & Francis
  • Out with the Old and In with the New: Bringing the law of domicile into the twenty-first century, Clayton-Helm, L. 1 Jun 2020, In: Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • Same-Sex Relationships, Law and Social Change, Hamilton, F., Clayton-Helm, L., Noto La Diega, G., Burton, F., Donovan, C., Eddy, D., Fielder, B., Hayward, A., Maine, A., Richardson-Self, L., Ryan, F., Schuster, A., Sperti, A., Tobin, B., Tryfonidou, A. 17 Jan 2020
  • Same-sex relationships, choice of law and the continued recognised relationship theory, Hamilton, F., Clayton-Helm, L. 2016, In: Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • To punish or not to punish? Dealing with death or serious injury of a child or vulnerable adult, Clayton-Helm, L. 1 Dec 2014, In: The Journal of Criminal Law

Law LLB (Hons) June 30 2011


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