Mrs Pina McAleer

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester De Montfort Law School

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

T: 0116 366 4421




Personal profile

I was a practising solicitor, specialising in Intellectual Property, for 12 years before becoming an academic. My expertise is in all areas of Intellectual Property Law including Trade Marks, Patents, Copyright, Designs and Trade Secrets. I have always lived and worked in the East Midlands and am a big sports fan enjoying watching both the Leicester Tigers and LCFC when I can.

Research interests/expertise

Intellectual Property

Areas of teaching

Legal Practice, Intellectual Property Law and Commercial Law (Undergraduate and Post Graduate)


  • Legal Practice Course
  • PGDipCp - Commercial Intellectual Property Law
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Courses taught

Legal Practice Course - Commercial Law. Undergraduate and Post Graduate Intellectual Property

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