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Dr Katy Sowery

Lecturer Law


Personal Statement

Katy was appointed as Lecturer in Law at the Liverpool Law School in August 2018. She was previously a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University and completed her PhD thesis entitled: "The relationship between the primary sources of EU law: is there a hierarchy of norms within Union primary law?" in 2018.

Katy's research interests lie in the field of EU constitutional law, domestic constitutional law and theory and animal law. Katy is currently working on the theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of the law relating to animals. Her current research project explores the legal status and/or regulation of animals across global crises i.e. climate change, war, pandemics.

Katy has also been a guest editor for the Global Animal Law Review.