UCL Faculty of Laws


UCL Faculty of Laws welcomes new academic colleagues

17 October 2016

UCL Laws is welcoming seven new members of staff for the start of the 2016/17 academic year

New Academics

Dr Oliver Gerstenberg – Senior Lecturer, Constitutional and Institutional Law of the EU. Prior to joining UCL Laws, Oliver has been a Jean Monnet Fellow at the EUI; a JF Kennedy Memorial Fellow at the CES at Harvard; a LAPA Fellow at Princeton; and, in 2015-16, a Visiting Fellow at the BIICL.

Dr Kevin Toh – Senior Lecturer, Legal Philosophy. Kevin joins UCL Laws from Indiana University and San Francisco State University. Kevin has also held visiting fellowships at University College, Oxford University, University of Texas School of Law in Austin, and University of Edinburgh.

Dr Niamh Connolly – Lecturer, Unjust Enrichment and French law. Niamh previously lectured at Trinity College Dublin, where she received a Provost’s Teaching Award and co-founded the Private Law Discussion Group. She has been a visiting fellow at the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg, the Institute of European and Comparative Law in Oxford, McGill University and the Cambridge Private Law Centre.

Dr Kate Greasley – Lecturer, Medical Law and Ethics. Kate joins UCL Laws from University College, Oxford. She has also previously worked as a Stipendiary Lecturer in Law at Hertford College, Oxford, and as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Medical Law and Ethics at the Law Faculty in Oxford.

Dr Ugljesa Grusic – Lecturer, Conflict of Laws and Law of Tort. Uglijesa joins UCL Laws from University of Nottingham, and has previously taught at the London School of Economics and the University of Belgrade.

Dr Mark Dsouza – Lecturer, Criminal Law. Mark joins UCL from the University of Liverpool, where he had been lecturing since 2013.

Dr Silvia Suteu – Lecturer, Public Law. She was previously a tutor and ESRC Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, where she also co-founded and convened the Constitutional Law Discussion Group and acted as Associate Director for Research Engagement of the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law.

Professor Dame Hazel Genn, Dean, UCL Faculty of Laws said:

“It is a great pleasure to welcome our new colleagues to the UCL Faculty of Laws. The addition of seven new colleagues further demonstrates our commitment to flourish as a world-leading centre for education and research and offer our students an excellent learning environment.”


From left to right: Dr Kate Greasley, Dr Niamh Connolly, Dr Ugljesa Grusic, Dr Oliver Gerstenberg, Dr Mark D’Souza, Dr Silvia Suteu and Dr Kevin Toh