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Gerald Swaby graduated from University in 2001 with an LLB(Hons) and again in 2003 with an LLM. He commenced his teaching career at the University Campus in Oldham in 2003 whereupon he enrolled for his PGCE and Graduated from this course in 2004. He has taught over a number of different modules. His interests focus on contracts and commercial law of which he is responsible for as module leader on the LLB, Graduate diploma in Law and the Distance Learning LLB. He has specific research interests in insurance law and has published a number of peer reviewed articles on this subject and has undertaken supervision of post graduate students on the subject.
He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is also a member of the Society of Legal Scholars and the Law Teacher Association.
Current Research Interests
Other Research Interests
External Examiner (Doctoral Theses)
(2015) Cheek by Jowl Society Legal Schollars Conference
(2012) ‘The Price of a Lie’. In: Withers/Law Commission/, 26 June 2012, Wills Building, London
(2012) ‘The Price of a Lie’. In: Insurance Law Reform Association Meeting, April 2012, Norton Rose Solicitors, London
Kelly, R. and Swaby, G. (2017) ‘Consumer Protection Rights and "Free" Digital Content’ Computer and Telecommunications Law Review , 23 (7), pp. 165-170. ISSN 1357-3128
Swaby, G (2017) ‘The Insurance Act 2015: a new regime in insurance law?’ CILEX Journal , pp. 18-20. ISSN 2050-0580
Swaby, G (2017) ‘Insurance Law Update’ CILEX Journal , pp. 28-29. ISSN 2050-0580
Swaby, G (2016) A critical examination of the disproportionate rights and duties of insurers and insured vis-à-vis good faith, fraud and the settlement of insurance claims Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.
Swaby, G (2016) ‘Insurance Fraud Taskforce Report’ CILEX Journal , pp. 8-12. ISSN 2050-0580
Swaby, G (2016) ‘Personal injury law update : proposed reforms’ CILEX Journal . ISSN 2050-0580
Swaby, G (2015) ‘Personal injury practice update: Gerald Swaby comments on the dichotomy raised by the decision in Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company plc  EWCA Civ 327. Personal injury practice update’ CILEX Journal , pp. 22-23. ISSN 2050-0580
Swaby, G (2015) ‘The Consumer Rights Act 2015: to exclude or not to exclude?’ CILEX Journal , pp. 38-39. ISSN 2050-0580
Swaby, G (2015) ‘Cheek by jowl: Fraudulent insurance claims and the counter measures enacted in personal injury cases’ Insurance Law Journal , 27 (1). ISSN 1030-2379
Swaby, G (2013) ‘The Price of a Lie’ Journal of Business Law (1), pp. 77-102. ISSN 0021-9460
Swaby, G (2013) ‘Blurring Distinctions: should innocent insureds be tarred with the same brush as their fraudulent agents?’ Insurance Law Journal , 24 (60). ISSN 1030-2379
Swaby, G (2012) ‘The Price of a Lie’. In: Withers/Law Commission/, 26 June 2012, Wills Building, London
Swaby, G (2012) ‘The Price of a Lie’. In: Insurance Law Reform Association Meeting, April 2012, Norton Raod Solicitors, London
Swaby, G. and Richards, P. (2011) ‘Insurance reforms: Re-balancing the Kilter’ Journal of Business Law (6), pp. 535-555. ISSN 0021-9460
Swaby, G (2011) ‘Insurance law reform: deterring fraud in the twenty-first century.’ International Journal of Law and Management , 53 (6), pp. 413-434. ISSN 1754-243X
Swaby, G (2010) ‘Insurance law: fit for purpose in the twenty-first century?’ International Journal of Law and Management , 52 (1), pp. 21-39. ISSN 1754-243X
Gerald welcomes applications from prospective doctoral students, who are interested in subjects such as:
Insurance Law and Insurance Fraud.
Gerald also leads a number of modules, with administrative duties attached.
Gerald teaches the following modules: