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Dr Huw Pritchard

Dr Huw Pritchard

Lecturer in Law

School of Law and Politics

+44 (0)29 2087 4355
1.08, 21 Park Place, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3DQ
Welsh speaking
Media commentator

Huw joined Cardiff School of Law and Politics in September 2015 as a lecturer in devolved law and governance. His main areas of interest are the law of devolution in Wales and the UK and the devolution of justice. He is also interested in constitutional law, administrative justice and the effects of devolution on the law of health and social care. He is a member of the Wales Governance Centre.

He was awarded a PhD from Bangor University School of Law in 2015. This focused on devolved administrative tribunals in Wales and their implications for the devolution of justice functions to Wales. His research was fully funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. Prior to this he completed an LLM in Devolved Law and Government at Bangor Law School (2009) and an LLB in Law and Welsh at Cardiff University (2008). 

Huw was appointed to the Academic Panel of the Administrative Justice Council in 2018. He is the secretary of the Public Law Wales Society. Huw is also a member of the Cardiff School of Law and Politics Centre for Health and Social Care Law.

He has provided oral evidence to the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee of the National Assembly for Wales and written responses to Welsh Government consultations.

Huw is the programme convenor for the LLM Governance and Devolution programme and leads the following modules:

  • Constitutionalism and Governance 
  • Law of Devolution in Wales

At undergraduate level, Huw teaches on the following modules:

  • Law of Devolution in Wales / Datganoli yng Nghymru
  • Public Law / Cyfraith Gyhoeddus
  • Administrative Law

He lectures through the medium of English and Welsh and is a member of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Law Panel.