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Dr Katharine Thompson

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester De Montfort Law School

Research group(s): Administrative Justice, Consumer Law

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

T: +44 (0)116 2506106




Personal profile

Katharine teaches Employment Law at undergraduate and postgraduate level and Food Law at postgraduate level.  She is the Law School's Admissions Tutor. She researches in the areas of Food Law and Public Law and has written a number of books and articles in these areas.  Katharine is also the Food Safety Editor for Butterworths Law of Food and Drugs.

Publications and outputs

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Research interests/expertise

Food Safety Law, Administrative Law, Environmental Law.

Areas of teaching

Employment Law, Food Law    


LLB (Aberdeen); MA Industrial Relations (Warwick); PhD (CNAA)

Courses taught

Employment Law, Labour Law, Food Safety Law, Food Sources Protection, Introduction to Food Law. 

Professional esteem indicators

Editor – Environmental Health Law Reports, Sweet & Maxwell 1998-2003

Editor – Food Safety and Hygiene, Butterworths Law of Food and Drugs since 1999 -