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Researcher biography

Ms Karen Fairweather joined the TC Beirne School of Law in January 2012. She was previously a Graduate Teaching Assistant (2008 - 10) and Lecturer (2010 - 11) at the University of Durham, United Kingdom. Ms Fairweather was a Prince of Wales Scholar of Grays Inn and was called to the Bar in 2007. Her research interests are in the field of contract law, comparative law, legal history and consumer credit law. Her PhD thesis, supervised by Professor James Devenney, examines the historical development of the protection of borrowers in the context of personal credit transactions.

Areas of research