Dr. Victoria Hooton


Main Focus

  • Welfare law
  • Social and economic policy
  • Legal transfer
  • Employment law
  • European Union law


Charity Begins at Home
studying the legal transplant of English welfare laws and ideologies in colonial Canada and beyond in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Curriculum Vitae

Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Portsmouth. Teaching: Public Law, EU Law, Employment law.


  • Completed PhD with the University of Manchester. Title: Free movement, citizenship and welfare benefits for the economically inactive: re-thinking the balance of interests in EU law.
  • Teaching Assistant/Research Assistant at the University of Manchester. Teaching: Public Law.
  • Associate Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Teaching: EU law.

LLB & LLM at University of Manchester

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