Angharad James

Angharad James

LLB (Aberystwyth University), LLM (Cardiff University), PGCTHE, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, PhD (Aberystwyth University), Dr


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The central theme of Angharad's research is domestic commercial law. She teaches and researches on areas of commercial and corporate law, especially personal property, secured financing, insurance, and corporate insolvency issues.

She has since completed her doctorate ‘An exploration of the legal minefield of retention of title clauses’. The thesis provided a comprehensive critique on the law governing retention of title clauses and explored the conceptual and practical problems for those parties seeking to rely on the clauses under the present regime.

Her current research focuses on corporate insolvency law, examining both the Insolvency Act 1986 and the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020.


Angharad is a former Aberystwyth University law undergraduate. Angharad also graduated with a Master of Laws (Distinction) from Cardiff University, before returning to Aberystwyth University to continue her doctoral studies. Her doctorate was awarded in the area of domestic commercial law. Angharad is a lecturer in Law in the Department of Law and Criminology at Aberystwyth and teaches through the medium of Welsh and English. She is a keen advocate for the promotion of the Welsh language. She was appointed as the Director of Learning and Teaching for the Department in January 2024. 


Director of Learning and Teaching

Law Scheme Coordinator

Welsh medium provision co-ordinator for Law

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Open and Visiting Day Coordinator



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