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Personal profile

General

I am a Lecturer in Law and Director of Employability at Aston Law School.

Research Interests

My research interests relate to contract and commercial law, including the law of estoppel.

Teaching Activity

  • Commercial Law
  • International Commercial Law and Practice
  • Contract Law
  • Mooting

Employment

  • Lecturer in Law, Aston Law School, Aston University (2016-current)
  • Tutor in Law, Aston Law School, Aston University (2014-2016)
  • Analyst, Accenture UK (2012-2013)

Qualifications

  • Called to the Bar by Lincoln's Inn (2018)
  • LL.B. Law with Management, Aston Law School, Aston University (2014)

Contact Details

Phone: +44(0)121 204 4929
Email: a.shaw-mellors@aston.ac.uk 
Room:
 SW713

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director Social Sciences
appeal Social Sciences
commercial law Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
research interest Social Sciences
shareholder Social Sciences
pragmatism Social Sciences
recession Social Sciences

Research Output 2014 2018

Recession, changed circumstances, and renegotiations: the inadequacy of principle in English law

Shaw-Mellors, A. & Poole, J., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Business Law. 2018, 2, p. 101-121

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
recession
Law
economics

Negligence construction: does anything remain of Canada Steamship?

Shaw-Mellors, A., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Business Law. 7, p. 610-616 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Canada
liability
exclusion

Contractual variations and promises to accept less: pragmatism in the Court of Appeal

Shaw-Mellors, A., 15 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Business Law. 8, p. 696-706 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pragmatism
license
appeal
fee
occupation

Directors' duties and the proper purpose rule

Shaw-Mellors, A., 1 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Business Law. 3, p. 241-250

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Supreme Court
director
Group

Contractual interpretation and commercial common sense: setting the limits

Shaw-Mellors, A., 2015, In : Private Client Business.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primacy
Supreme Court
Certainty
Common Sense

Prizes

Aston Students' Union Best Personal Tutor Award 2019 (Shortlisted)

Adam Shaw-Mellors (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Aston Students' Union Best Personal Tutor Award 2018 (Shortlisted)

Adam Shaw-Mellors (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Aston Students' Union Most Engaging Teaching Award 2018

Adam Shaw-Mellors (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Aston University Teaching Recognition Award 2018

Adam Shaw-Mellors (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Aston University Enriching the Student Experience Award 2018

Adam Shaw-Mellors (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)