Dr Carmino Massarella

Solicitor and Lecturer in Law

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • The Law School


  • PhD (University of Hull)


Carmino Massarella is a Solicitor (England and Wales) and a lecturer in law whose research focuses on public international law, and in particular the law of the sea, piracy and maritime security. He holds a PhD and LLM in International Law.

Carmino convenes the International Law modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and the International Criminal Justice postgraduate module. He also convenes the Practical Legal Skills undergraduate module.

He has previously been a supervisor of the Law Clinic, and has contributed to a number of other modules, including the Law of Tort, the Law of the Sea, International Investment Law, and Human Rights.

Book Chapter

Ensuring compliance with fisheries regulations by private actors

Massarella, C. (in press). Ensuring compliance with fisheries regulations by private actors. In Strengthening International Fisheries Law in an era of changing oceansBloomsbury Publishing

Research interests

Public International Law, Law of the Sea