Elliot Schatzberger joined Middlesex University in September 2006 and is currently Module Leader for Contract Law LLB/BA and also for Business Law [Year 2]
Elliot qualified as a Barrister from the Inns of Court School of Law and was called to the Bar in November 2005. He has worked extensively in-house for a number of criminal law firms in London and the South-East specialising in the defence of serious crime, representing clients at the Old Bailey, Snaresbrook and Southwark Crown Courts accused of Murder, Drugs offences, Sexual Offences and Fraud.
He also worked for the Ministry of Justice in Malawi representing clients on Death Row. In his 4 month stay he successfully instigated the release of 7 wrongly accused death row prisoners.
Elliot has also appeared in over 50 Immigration and Asylum Tribunal cases representing clients from Ghana, Jamaica, India and Iraq.
Learning & Teaching Interests
Elliot specialises in Contract Law and Land Law, at both Undergraduate and Post-Graduate level
His text book ‘Land Law’ for Pearson Education is to be published in the Spring of 2014
Research Outputs & Interests
Elliot’s key areas of research interest lie within the subject of Land Law. He is currently focussing on the issue of Co-habitation co-ownership property rights and the recent criminalisation of Residential Squatters
Schatzberger, Elliot (2015) The Immigration Act 2014; ‘not on the list you’re not coming in; landlords forced to discriminate’. The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, 79 (5). pp. 395-407. ISSN 0010-8200
Funded Research & Knowledge Exchange Projects
Engagement & Impact
Elliot has worked as a consultant for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, advising on Discrimination Law within the Recruitment process and has also advised The Landmark Hotel chain in relation to Sexual Harassment and Corporate Manslaughter