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Ms Andrea Manoli



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PhD in Law (Law Based – Multidisciplinary Research 01/2018 – present)

  • Thesis title: “The beasts unleashed by stereotypes, mal-peacebuilding and other systemic failings: the historico-socio-legal consequences of the sexual exploitation of children in the Island of Cyprus”


MA in Security & Diplomacy (University of Central Lancashire Cyprus, 2017)

LLM in International Commercial Law (University of Nottingham, 2015)

LLB (Hons) (University of Leicester, 2013)

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (ITTTU, 2016)

Arbitrator (University of Central Lancashire Cyprus, 2017)

Advocate – Admitted to the Bar on 2015



Human Rights, Children rights, Criminal Law, Rule of Law, Legal History


Employment Track

Board Member, Licensing Authority (01/2019- Present)

Associate Lecturer, UCLan Cyprus (09/2019-Present)

Associate, Annita Demetriou Press Representative of the Presidential Campaign of President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Nikos Anastasiades (10/2017-04-2018)

Lawyer, Dr. Andreas P.  Poetis & Co. LLC (06/2014 – 07/ 2018)

Assistant, Tasos Mitsopoulos (MP’S Office) (06-2007- 12-2007)

Apprentice, Dr. Andreas P. Poetis & Co LLC (05-2007)



Cyprus Bar Association (2015-2017)

Lions Liberty Larkana (2016- Present)

ICLAIM (2019- Present)


Research Interests

  • Criminal Law (with specialization on sexual offences)
  • Criminology
  • Human Rights and Civil Liberties (specialization on Children Rights)
  • International Relations and their interaction with the Law
  • Peacebuilding
  • History of the law
  • Rule of Law
  • Populism


Roles and Responsibilities

Teaching and Course Leadership

  • Current Legal Issues in Cyprus
  • Street Law
  • Employment Law

Administrative Roles

  • Member and Representative of PhD Students, School of Law UCLan Cyprus
  • Research Fellow, Jean Monnet Module, “European Union Law and Governance in Populist Times”, UCLan Cyprus (2019-2022) (see https://eupopulism.eu/)
  • Member of the Academic Editorial Team of the UCLan Cyprus Law Blog (2020-Present) (see https://lawblog.uclancyprus.ac.cy/)
  • Member of the Editorial Team of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Populism (see https://www.lawpop.eu/ )


Selective Publications/ Blog posts




Selective Conferences


  • UNIC Colonial Cyprus (1878-1960) International Conference in Memory of Aristides Coudounaris- Presented “Children’s Rights during Colonialism: The Case Study of the Crown Colony of Cyprus”, Nisosia, 7-8 February 2020
  • Επιτροπή Βιοηθικής Κύπρου «Παιδί και Βιοηθική» – Παρουσίαση «Το Βέλτιστο Συμφέρον του Παιδιού», 4-8 November 2019, University of Nicosia
  • Postgraduate Law Conference Cyprus – Presented “Modern Colonialism: The case-study of the Island of Cyprus”, UCLan Cyprus, 21 June 2019
  • LLS Conference – Presented “The triangular nexus: The legal relationship between the Republic of Cyprus, the United Kingdom and the SBAs”, Preston UK, February 2018


Other Scholarly activities:

  • Administrator of the Law Academy and CPD Courses of UCLan Cyprus 2021

Short Courses/Licences:

  1. Yale University – Moral Foundations of Politics (15 January 2019, verify at coursera.org/verify/BGL36NYA5YP6)
  2. University of Harvard – Child Protection: Children’s Rights in Theory and Practice (29 May 2019, valid certificate ID d4c3efaeb7734a7bb2f7a0255c94f3ca)
  • Leiden University – Certificate in Terrorism & Counter-terrorism (3 May 2018, verify at coursera.org/verify/2U6HL5FEH9G3)
  1. Universite de Genève – Certificate in Children’s Rights: An Interdisciplinary Introduction (8 August 2018, verify at coursera.org/verify/B4XPBSKABJUC)
  2. University of Central Lancashire Cyprus – How to Draft an International Arbitration Award (23-24 November 2018)
  3. University of Central Lancashire Cyprus– Global Series on Cyber Security (29-30 November 2018)
  • University of Central Lancashire Cyprus– Arbitration Certificate (Intermediate Level- Level 1 November- January 2015-2016, Associate Arbitrator – Level 2 October- December 2016)
  • ITTU– Tefl (Teaching English as a Foreign Language, 15 February 2017 Verification ID ITTT00201084)