Catherine Hobby LLB LLM MSc Solicitor (non-practising) FHEA
Catherine Hobby is a senior lecturer in Law in the Royal Docks School of Business and Law at the University of East London. She currently teaches Public Law modules at Levels 4 & 5, Human Rights & Equality at Level 6 and Advocacy on the LLM. Catherine has also taught undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the area of Human Resource Management. Prior to joining the University of East London, Catherine completed her training contract and was admitted to the Law Society as a solicitor in 1991. She then worked for the whistleblowing charity Public Concern at Work, (now Protect), on its establishment and joined the university as a full-time lecturer in 1993.
With LLM (University College London) specialising in Labour Law and MSc in Industrial Relations (London School of Economics), Catherine's research interests are in the areas of Whistleblowing, Human Rights, Employment Law and Human Resources.
Catherine is also a qualified Mediator and co-director of the University of East London Centre of Mediation and Conflict Management (CMCM). As such she is a member of the Steering Group of the University of East London CMCM and Mediators Community of Practice Group. She is also a member of the Law Society, the Industrial Law Society, the Institute of Employment Rights and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.