Mr Joseph Savirimuthu LL.B, LL.M.

Senior Lecturer in Law Law


    Personal Statement

    Specialises in Internet and Information law.

    Joseph’s research principally involves analysing regulatory challenges and issues posed by new and emerging communication technologies for traditional approaches to governance. Some of the areas examined include issues such as surveillance, identity theft, child online safety, peer-to-peer file sharing controversies, online dispute resolution and managing personal and corporate identities.Joseph is now exploring the legal, ethical, social and technological challenges posed by autonomous systems and robotics as they relate to aging, healthcare and warfare.

    Joseph teaches Internet Law and Corporate Information Security.

    Personal Distinctions

    • “Article 20 and Data Protection” at a Microsoft sponsored conference (Invitation to Speak, Professor Yves Poullett, CRID 2010)
    • Certificate in Internet Child Safety, Distinction (Cyberspace Research Unit, University of Central Lancashire 2008)
    • “Access to Justice and Online Dispute Resolution”, University of East Anglia (Invitation to Speak, Dr V Koutrakou 2008)
    • Distinction, PGCE (University of Liverpool 2003)

    Administrative Roles

    • Deputy Director For Laureate

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