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Dr Maria Tatsiou

Lecturer in Financial and Corporate Law

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+357 24694028


PhD (Law) (University of Manchester, 2019)

LL.M (Corporate Governance) (University of Manchester, 2013)

LL.B (University of Manchester, 2012)



Company Law and Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, Financial Crisis and Banking Law.


Employment Track

UCLan Cyprus – Lecturer in Financial and Corporate Law – September 2020 – ongoing
University of Edinburgh – Teaching Fellow – September 2019-September 2020
University of Salford – Hourly Paid Academic – September 2015-August 2019


Research Interests

My research interests revolve around Commercial Law. My specialisation is in Company Law and Corporate Governance mainly related to financial institutions. I am also very interested in Contract Law as well as International Commercial Arbitration, and Corporate Finance.


Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

UCLan Cyprus (2020 – ongoing)

  • Company Law (LL.B)
  • Consumer Law (LL.B)
  • Current Legal Issues in Cyprus (LL.B)
  • Employment Law (LL.B)
  • EU Single Market Law (LL.B)
  • Banking Law and Financial Services Regulation (LL.M)
  • International Sale of Goods (LL.M)
  • International Corporate Governance (LL.M)
  • Academic Advisor

University of Edinburgh (2019-2020)

  • Course Organiser, Contract Law in Europe (LL.M online)
  • Programme Director for Online LL.M International Commercial Law and Practice Programme
  • Personal Tutor for Online LL.M International Commercial Law and Practice Programme students
  • Lecturer, Business Entities (LL.B)
  • Tutor, CSR and the Law (LL.M)
  • Tutor, Practice of Corporate Finance and the Law (LL.M)
  • Tutor, Contract Law in Europe (LL.M on-campus) and
  • Tutor, Company Law (LL.M)
  • Tutor, Company Law (LL.B Honours).


University of Salford (2015-2019)

  • Course Organiser, Business and the Accountant
  • Lecturer and Seminar Tutor, Business and the Accountant
  • Lecturer and Seminar Tutor, Law in a Business Context
  • Seminar Tutor, Contract Law
  • Seminar Tutor, Commercial and Consumer Law
  • Seminar Tutor, Company Law

Administrative Roles

  • ASQAC Committee Member, UCLan Cyprus (2020 – ongoing)


Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  • “Economic Theories and Financial Crises” at University of Manchester PGR Conference (October, 2016)


 Supervision of Projects/PhDs

  • Supervision of 16 LL.M dissertations at University of Edinburgh (Completed in September 2020)


Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities (2014-2020)

  • Participation in Outreach Activity at University of Edinburgh for recruiting students from underprivileged backgrounds.
  • Participation in Commercial Law Area Hub at University of Edinburgh
  • Participation in Commercial Law Hub at University of Manchester