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Dr Amy Lawton

Lecturer in Law

Amy Lawton

Bowland North



Tel: +44 1524 594453

Office Hours:

During the Lent and Summer terms, my office hours are 1-3pm Tuesdays in Bowland North C142.

PhD supervision

Amy would be willing to supervise students in the following areas: Environmental Law, Tax Law, Regulation.

Research Interests

My research interests primarily lie in the area of environmental taxation, with a specific focus on how taxpayers respond to taxation. In addition, I am interested in the roles of behavioural economics and 'nudging' in environmental regulation, as well as the use of incentives to change taxpayer behaviour.

Current Teaching

In the 2019-2020 academic year, I will be teaching on the following modules:

  • LAW 340 - Law and Principles of Taxation
  • LAW 301x - Environmental Law
  • LLM 5222 - Tax Law
  • LLM 5212 - International Environmental Law
  • LLM 5238 - Environmental Law

Research Grants

Chartered Institute of Taxation (2016)

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