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Dominic Carrington is currently a senior lecturer in law at the University of Northampton as well as a practising barrister.  Dominic was called to the Bar in 1996 and is a member of Middle Temple.  His practice involved criminal law defence and prosecutions as well as immigration law and general common law.  Dominic was the programme leader of the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes at GSM London in partnership with Plymouth University. He also taught at Kaplan Holborn College. 

Presently he is the module leader on criminal law, criminal litigation and legal skills at the University of Northampton. His research is on areas  on race and the legal profession, criminal justice including youth courts.

Dominic was appointed external examiner for London Metropolitan and St Mary's, Twickenham Universities. 

He was awarded FBL lecturer of the year in 2022. 

Research Interests

Research interests in Criminal law, Criminal Justice including Youth Courts, Sentencing and Prisons, Race and Equality. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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