Maribel Canto-Lopez

Maribel Canto-Lopez

Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 2463

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Licenciado (Universidad de Malaga), LLM (Leicester), PhD (Leicester), PG Cert Academic Practice, Senior Fellow HEA

I joined the School of law as a lecturer in September 2014. Before this and since 2008, I worked as a university tutor whilst working on my PhD. I was awarded the University of Leicester anniversary acholarship in 2008 and the Doctoral Prize by the College of Arts, Humanities and Law (University of Leicester) in 2013.

I completed my law degree at the University of Malaga (Spain). I was recently awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant on Ofgem's new trend on enforcement and consumer interests.

I was awarded a Teaching Development fund grant in December 2016 for the project 'Group work assignment in Law: Equipping learners for work?'


My teaching covers the areas of Human Rights, European Union Law, Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning and the Law of Torts.


Canto-Lopez M, 'Ofgem's Recent Trends in Enforcement: Settlement, Redress and the Consumers Interest (2016) 21, 2 Utilities Law Review 65.

Canto-Lopez M, ‘Towards Dual or Multiple Attribution: the Strasbourg Court and the Liability of Contracting Parties’ Troops Contributed to the United Nations’ (2013) 10 International Organizations Law Review 193-222


I am interested in Jurisdiction and Liability under the European Convention of Contracting Parties Participating in Military Operations Abroad.

I am also interested in Developing Legal Literacy outside the setting of the University and I am involved in projects with the Higher Education Academy.

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