Sarah Arnell
First Name: Sarah
Surname: Arnell
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263006
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Duties and Responsibilities

Teaches Delict, Employment law, Constitutional law, Human Rights law and Interview Skills

Course leader for the Employment Law and Practice LLM

Co-ordinator of the Liaison Committee and the Professional Liaison Group

Co-ordinator and coach for the Client Consultation Competition

Academic Background

A qualified solicitor, Sarah practised for a number of years in litigation and in corporate and commercial law. Prior to joining the department in January 2010, she taught at the University of Aberdeen. 

Research Interests

Delict/tort law, including its overlap with human rights law; and also Employment law.

Current Research

Public liability in delict/tort law


Book Chapters

"Selected Employment Law Issues in the Oil and Gas Industry", Chapter in Oil and Gas Law – Current Practice and Emerging Trends. Edited by Dr John Paterson and Greg Gordon, Dundee University Press (DUP) 2007.

Refereed Articles

“Causation Compared: Facts, Fictions, Inferences and Legal Legitimacy, Journal of Comparative Law, Volume 8, issue 1, 63

“Employers' Vicarious Liability - Where Are We Now?” 2010 Juridical Review 243.

Professional Articles

“Time for a public policy update in police liability?” (2014) 26 Scots Law Times 111

"Causation Reassessed", Scots Law Times, 18 October 2002.