Sam is an expert in WTO law and Competition Law.
After teaching at UCL while reading for Bar Exams, Sam worked initially in the City of London for leading UK and US law firms, in the EU Commission In Brussels, as well as independently undertaking projects for a variety of investment firms and NGOs helping them to measure legal risk.
Sam has taught or supervised several areas of law in the trade/economic law and international law , including Competition Law, WTO law, and Law of the Sea including customs law, state subsidies, how environmental/animal welfare rules interact with the WTO system, navigational rights, the status of rocks/islands and maritime delimitation.
Prior to joining Stirling, Sam taught at UCL, BPP, Buckingham, Dundee and Warwick. He has worked extensively on admissions, outreach and careers matters.
He was also a visiting research fellow at the British Institute of International & Comparative Law (2008-09) examining the EU and WTO/other international law regulation of solar energy and biofuels.
Sam was appointed a member of the Scottish Law Society's Education & Training (Standard Setting) & (policy) Sub-Committees in April 2020 for a 3 year period.