Dr Nicholas Gervassis is Assistant Professor in Law (Technology and Data) in the School of Law. He read law at the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. He completed the LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law at the University of Edinburgh, and he was awarded his PhD from the same institution. He joined Nottingham in September 2021, having previously held a lecturer post at the University of Plymouth.
Within the School, Nicholas currently holds the roles of Postgraduate Research Deputy Director and Visiting Scholar Co-ordinator. He is co-convenor of the School's Law & Technology and Legal Theory & Constitutional Law research groups. Nicholas is a member of the University of Nottingham Commercial Law Centre and of the Human Rights Law Centre, as well as an associate member of CybSec.
Nicholas' main research and writing interests cover areas of Information Technology, Intellectual Property (with particular focus on Digital Copyright), Law and Society, Human Rights and aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility. His legal research platform traverses a number of disciplinary domains, like Advanced Technologies, Cybernetics & Human-Computer Interaction, Cyber Security, Cultural Anthropology and Critical Theory.
Online Regulation and E-Commerce; Cybercrime, Cybersecurity and Surveillance; Intellectual Property; Introduction to Law & Legal Theory; Foundations of Tort; Public Law (LLB) and Advanced… read more
NICHOLAS GERVASSIS, 2021. Information biopolitics: copyright law and the regulation of life in the network society International Review of Law, Computers & Technology. 35(1), 46-69 NICHOLAS GERVASSIS and PANAGIA VOYATZIS, 2017. Back to (con)textuality: using chat services to teach legal reasoning European Journal of Law and Technology. 8(1),
NICHOLAS GERVASSIS, 2012. The Dehumanisation of Law: Digital Reflections European Journal of Law and Technology. 3(3),
Online Regulation and E-Commerce; Cybercrime, Cybersecurity and Surveillance; Intellectual Property; Introduction to Law & Legal Theory; Foundations of Tort; Public Law (LLB) and Advanced Copyright and Design Law (LLM).
Nicholas will happily supervise student research in the fields of Information Technology Law, Digital Rights, Legal Theory and Intellectual Property. He welcomes PhD applicants for supervision in such areas, as also listed on the relevant School page.