Pauline Roberts

Pauline Roberts

Senior Lecturer in Law

Email:
robertspi@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44(0)29 2087 5108
Location:
1.08, Law Building

MA (Cantab.), LLM (Edinburgh)

Pauline Roberts was born in Denbigh, North Wales.

Having previously qualified and worked as a solicitor, she spent six months as a Research Assistant at the Law Commission before coming to Cardiff in 1995.

Her areas of specialist interest are Discrimination, Employment Law and Company Law.

Speaking engagements

DateTitleEvent
May 2011 Time off in emergencies, flexibility and equality: carers in the workplace Contemporary Issues in Labour Law seminar, Kingston University
April 2010 School Exclusion and the Disability Discrimination Act: individual and collective responses to disability-related behaviour SLSA Annual Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol
September 2006 Public authorities and their duty to promote race equality: the impact on the workplace Society of Legal Scholars Conference
September 2003 Sexual Orientation Discrimination: The Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 Society of Legal Scholars Conference, Oxford
September 2003 The Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003: A legislative overview The Stonewell Conference/Equal Opportunities Commission Equality Exchange Seminars, Cardiff
May 2003 ‘Discrimination: Sexual Orientation - looking at the shape of the new law’ The Employment Lawyers' Association
April 2001 Racism and Police Investigations: Individual Redress and Collective Change after the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 (with Stewart Field) Sociolegal Studies Annual Conference, Bristol
February 2001 Racism and Police Investigations: Individual Redress and Collective Change after the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 (with Stewart Field) Gregynog & SLSA
February 1997 A review of British and US Disability Discrimination Legislation (joint paper) University of Wales' Law Faculties' Meeting, Gregynog

Visiting lecturerships:

University of Innsbruck, 2009.

Charles University, Prague, 2003.

Université de Picardie, Jules Verne, Amiens, 2003.

Konstanz University,  2003.

Memberships

Industrial Law Society, Employment Lawyers Association, SLS

Formerly:

Research Assistant - Company and Commercial Team, Law Commission, London, 1995.

Trainee Solicitor and Assistant Solicitor, Linklaters & Paines, London, 1990-1993.

Assistant editor  of Legal Studies, the Journal of the Society of Legal Scholars (editors Celia Wells and Derek Morgan), 1999-2001.

Introduced 'Discrimination and Law' as an undergraduate module, 1998.

Academic Schools