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Miss Henrietta Catley


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Member of the Durham Law School  

Biography

Biography

Henrietta is a PhD Candidate in Law at Durham University, with research interests in politics, and philosophy, as well as media and public law. Prior to coming to Durham in 2021, she studied at the University of York from 2017 to 2021. At York, she graduated with a First-Class LLB in Law, and a Distinction in the LLM for Legal and Political Theory. In addition, she won awards for achieving the highest award mark for the Legal and Political Theory LLM, and the joint highest dissertation mark for that programme.


Alongside her academic studies, she is a Part-Time Seminar Tutor for Trusts Law, UK Constitutional Law, and Introduction to English Law and Legal Methods.

Research interests

Henrietta’s PhD research title is ‘An assessment of the legal regulation surrounding English political deceit’, where she is supervised by Professor Thom Brooks and Dr Karamvir Chadha. Her thesis draws on inter-disciplinary methodology from law, politics, and philosophy to fully analyse the nature of modern English political deceit and assess avenues of potential legal regulation. What her research aims to do, is offer a fresh and comprehensive perspective on regulating English political deceit, with the aim of recommending how the law should reform. 

Research groups

  • Durham Centre for Law and Philosophy