Mike Varney teaches a number of undergraduate modules in law, including Administrative Law, Employment Law and Law of Business Organisations. He won the LawCareers.net Law Lecturer of the Year award in 2015 and has been nominated four times for student-led teaching awards, winning once.
Mike's main research interests lie in administrative law, local government law and aspects of company law. He also holds an interest in the teaching and scholarship of employment law.
He graduated with a first class honours degree in Law from the University of Hull where he went on to complete his PhD in 2005, when he also became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Mike has substantial experience in administration and management in higher education and is presently serving as interim Head of the Law School.