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Caroline Cox

  • Qualifications: B.A.(Hons), Solicitor (non-practising), FHEA.
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 02392 844140
  • Email: caroline.cox@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Portsmouth Law School
  • Faculty: Faculty of Business and Law


Caroline is a lecturer in Portsmouth Law School at the University of Portsmouth specialising in Equity & Trusts and Public Law which she teaches on the undergraduate program.  She is also an Employability co-ordinator for the Law School and teaches on the Research and Professional Development undergraduate course, preparing students for life after graduation. Caroline teaches conveyancing on the CILEX accredited course to both undergraduate and post graduates.  “I try to show my students that as lawyers we need to be able to communicate our knowledge to our clients, colleagues and fellow professionals. At Portsmouth we are strong advocates of links between the university and its students and the profession. Employability is key. Preparation for professional life is vital.”  Previous Roles Caroline joined the University in 2014 after 18 years in private practice where she specialised in Private Client matters, including wills and trusts, inheritance tax planning and elderly client advice (particularly in relation to mental capacity and powers of attorney). She has also advised new and established charities with regards to regulations and governance issues and she has acted a Trustee for a local charity.

Teaching Responsibilities

Teaching on the undergraduate units Equity & Trusts, Public Law and Research & Professional Development.

Teaching on the UG and PG CILEX program.


The evolving role of the Charity Commission (particularly with regards to its counter terrorism role)

CITES and its effect on the antiques trade.

News link: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/why-chinas-ivory-ban-is-a-mammoth-step-towards-saving-the-elephant-a7533576.html


Research profile

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