Mr Andre Naidoo

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester De Montfort Law School

Address: The Gateway, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH

T: ++ 44 (0)116 257 7882




Personal profile

André has lectured at the Law School since 1997 and is the author of Complete Contract Law (Oxford University Press) March 2021.  On the LLB programmes, André lectures contract and European law.  Over the years, he has also taught LLB consumer law, commercial law, competition law and sports law, as well as EU competition law, International trade law and event management law on the LLM programmes. 

In terms of leadership and strategic responsibilties, André is Education 2030 Transformation Lead for the Faculty of Business & Law. In addition, he is a Law Representative on the Faculty Staff Loading Review Group. As a member of the Faculty Academic Committee André, is involved in the academic strategy and policy of the Faculty. For a number of years, he was the Programme Leader for LLB Business Law as well as BA Business Managment & Law and BA Law & Economics. 

On wider responsibilities for academic quality, he is a member of the Faculty Development and Review Committee which evaluates proposals for curriculum and assessment development for all courses in the Faculty as well as conditions for course validations. In addition, André has the following experience as an external examiner:

  • University of Bolton (2020 - date) LLB programme 
  • University of Huddersfield (2016- 2019): GDL programme
  • University of Law (with Study Group International, Foundation degree), (2015-2017)
  • University of Nottingham, Business School: Business Law: (2011-2015)
  • Sunderland University (2012 – 2016): LLB programme
  • Swansea University (2008–2013, Chief External Examiner 2012-13): LLM International Commercial Law/ Trade law
  • Coventry University (2012 -2013): External Reviewer for LLM Corporate Governance and LLM International Business Law programmes
  • Chartered Institute of Legal Executives:  level 6 EU law and Contract law - Examination Scrutiniser (Sept 2013-date) 

 André has also served on the following course validation panels:

  • Internal (cross-faculty) panel member: MSc Aeronautical Engineering (2020)
  • Internal (cross-faculty) panel member: BSc / Graduate Certificate Practice Nursing programme (2020)
  • External member of the validation panel: Foundation degree in law for University of Law LLB, (2015)
  • External member of the validation panel for BA Law and Business, University of Wales Trinity Saint David (2015)
  • External member of the Coventry University LLM validation panel – Emirates Aviation University, Dubai (April 2014)

Research group affiliations

Consumer & Commercial Law, and EU law. 

Key research outputs

  • Complete Contract Law, (Oxford University Press) 2021  ISBN: 9780198749868 
  • Consumer remedies for faulty goods [2011] Journal of Business Law 804.
  • The Developing Role of Reasonable Expectations: The Case of Producers Advertising Statements (2007) 2 Diritto e Politiche dell’Union Europea (Journal of European Law and Policies) 70-88, (with Professor Willett).
  • Post-Contractual Good Faith – The Insurer’s Duty (2005) 68 (3) Modern Law Review 464.
  • The Confused Post-Contractual Duty of Good Faith: From Refinement to Fragmentation to Elimination? [2005] Journal of Business Law 346, (with Professor Oughton) (cited in the consultation document on Insurance Law Reform by the Joint Law Commissions of England & Wales and Scotland).
  • The Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations, [2004] Journal of Business Law 95 (with Taylor and Professor Willett) (cited in the consultation document on Consumer Remedies for Faulty Goods by the Joint Law Commissions of England & Wales and Scotland).
  • The Draft Regulations to Adopt the Directive on Certain Aspects of the Sale of Consumer Goods and Associated Guarantees – Problems with the Time of Conformity for the Quality Obligation’ [2002] 3 Web Journal of Current Legal Issues. And ICFAI Journal of International Business Law [2002] Vol.2 No.1 (Reprint) (with Taylor).  

Areas of teaching

Contract law, European Union law.


LLB Law (Hons); LLM European and International Trade Law.



Courses taught

LLB, Graduate Diploma in Law; LLM.

Honours and awards

Vice Chancellor Distinguished Teaching Award, 2012, 2017, and 2022.

Membership of external committees

Executive Committee of the Socio-Legal Studies Association (2009-2014).

Membership of professional associations and societies

Socio-Legal Studies Association 

Society of Legal Scholars 

Conference attendance

André has delivered the following conference/seminar papers:

  • Block teaching as a model to create academic communities, QAA Insights Conference 2023.  

  • Adapting the textbook to meet the challenges of the SQE: The case of contract law, ALT (2019)

  • The EU proposals on the transfer market: a case for socio-legal teaching, SLSA conference (2013)
  • Regulating Ambush marketing, SLSA Conference (2011)
  • Maximum harmonisation and the Europeanisation of consumer remedies, SLSA conference (2010).
  • Consumer Remedies for Faulty Goods, Centre of Responsibilities, Rights and the Law, University of Sussex (2010).
  • Regulating the secondary market in tickets, SLSA Conference, Sports Law Section (2009).
  • Post-Contractual Good Faith – The Insurer’s Duty, delivered at the SLS conference, Consumer Law Section (2005).
  • ‘Post-Contractual Good Faith-The Consumer Perspective’, delivered at the SLS (national) conference (2003). 
  • ‘The Consumer Sales Directive and the Time of Conformity’, (with Morgan-Taylor) delivered at the SPTL conference on Regulating Product Quality (2002) sponsored by Legal & General.