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Augustina Akoto

Senior Lecturer

Course leader, Senior lecturer

Department of Law & Criminology , Royal Docks School of Business and Law

Areas Of Interest

Legal Pluralism, Gender and the law, Comparative Family law, Family law in Ghana, Ethnic minorities and the law, decreasing the attainment gap, diversifying the curriculum.

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OVERVIEW

Augustina is the Course Leader for the LLB (Hons) Law and International Relations and a Senior Lecturer in Law at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law.  Augustina has been responsible for the design and implementation on modules relating to the development of Legal Skills and also Family law. Augustina is the module leader for: English Legal System, Child Law, Family Law, Mental Wealth: Introduction to Legal Method. She is also a member of the Athena Swan committee for the School and is also a member of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion committee.

CURRENT RESEARCH

Family Law, African Law, Legal Pluralism, Ethnic Minorities and the Law

Most recent research
Child rights and child marriage in Ghana

MODULES

Current teaching - Module leader: English Legal System, Child Law, Family Law, Mental Wealth: Introduction to Legal Method, Law and Society in Africa.
Previous teaching - Skills for Academic Learning in Law, Legal System and Legal Reasoning, Comparative Legal Systems, Tort, Legal Communications and Business Law.