Dr Maribel Canto-Lopez

Associate Professor

School/Department: Law, School of



Licenciado (Universidad de Malaga), LLM (Leicester), PhD (Leicester), PG Cert Academic Practice, Senior Fellow HEA
I joined the School of law as a lecturer in September 2014 and was a university tutor before this whilst working on my PhD. I was awarded the University of Leicester anniversary acholarship in 2008 and the Doctoral Prize by the College of Arts, Humanities and Law (University of Leicester) in 2013.


I actively pursue pedagogic and academic research.
Pedagogy Research into Legal Skills Development
Utilities Regulation and Consumer Protection



Law of Tort (module convenor)
Analysing the the English Legal System


January 2020, Prize for the book Feminist Judgements in International Law (I co-authored one chapter) for a Preeminent Contribution to Creative Scholarship by the American Society of International Law.
November 2019, People Champion in the Discovering Excellence Staff Awards
July 2019, University Distinguished Teaching Fellow
June 2018, Merit Award for Teaching and Research, University of Leicester
March 2018, Named Inspirational Woman, University of Leicester
December 2013, Awarded the Doctoral Prize by the College of Arts, Humanities and Law, University of Leicester
September 2008, Awarded the University of Leicester Anniversary Scholarship (1 of 2 scholarships awarded in Law)
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