Aphrodite Yiasemi is a lecturer in law at the Middlesex University School of Law, having joined in 2020. She was previously an LLM and LLB tutor at Queen Mary University of London, where she taught Law of Contract, Contract law for Business and the English Legal System. Since joining the Middlesex University School of Law Aphrodite has led the modules of Advanced Issues in EU law and Politics and English Legal System.
Aphrodite obtained her LL.B from Exeter University and her LL.M in European and International Law from the University of Ghent, Belgium and is completing her PhD at Queen Mary University of London.
Aphrodite is a qualified Advocate at Law at the Cyprus Bar, having practiced in banking law and having worked on cases with particular focus on EU law and the European Central Bank.
The focus of Aphrodite’s research is a critical re-evaluation of the protection of human rights within the European Union with particular analysis of the proposed accession of the EU to the European Convention of Human Rights and Freedoms.
Greek (native), French, German.
Aphrodite has experience teaching Contract Law, Legal Foundations, the English Legal System, Tort Law, Criminal Law, Legal Method, mooting, EU law, EU Internal Market Law and Advanced Issues in EU law and Politics at the LL.B level, and Law and Politics foundation course level.
Current LL.B teaching responsibilities