Law, Economics, Accounting and Finance

Welcome to the Department of Law, Economics, Accounting and Finance

The Department of Law, Economics, Accounting and Finance is a forward-looking department offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. As a department we strive to provide the best educational experience for all our students by combining excellence in learning and teaching with a strong and active research culture. All of our programmes are designed to provide a combination of academic rigour and practical relevance, as informed by employer expectations and research-based findings. 

Our growing portfolio of programmes is accredited by a number of professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA).

The LLB (Hons) Law degree is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board. For more information about Law programmes at Winchester please see our dedicated Law page.

The Department of Law, Economics, Accounting and Finance offers a range of programmes in:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Banking
  • Economics
  • Law

Explore our courses.

Meet the team

Head of Department

Academic staff

  • Dr Plamen Ivanov, Lecturer in Economics & Banking
  • Paul Jennings, Senior Lecturer in Accounting
  • Martyn Jones, Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Taxation
  • Dr Paul Sheeran​, Senior Lecturer in International Business and Economics
  • Amy Tan, Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Finance
  • Lim Teoh, Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Taxation
  • Caroline Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Business Law & Corporate Governance
  • Dr Sakib Anwar, Lecturer in Economics and Finance​

To meet the Law team, visit the dedicated Law page.

Research in Law, Economics, Accounting and Finance

Research Interests

Our academics have particular research interests in:


  • Financial Reporting and International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Financial management
  • General accounting
  • Accounting Education
  • Ethics
  • Management Accounting & Control Issues
  • Contemporary Auditing and Corporate Governance Developments


  • Financial Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Institutional Economics
  • Economic History
  • Development Economics
  • Fiscal policy
  • Economic growth
  • Econometrics
  • Human capital
  • Corruption and emerging markets
  • Macroeconomics
  • Political economy
  • International trade
  • Ecological economics


  • Stock market investment
  • Capital structure and cost of capital
  • Investment risk and return
  • Investment strategies
  • Technical analysis
  • Derivatives and financial risk management
  • Financial Management
  • financial system
  • financial regulation
  • compliance and investment


  • Business Law and Corporate Governance
  • Criminal law;
  • International Criminal Law;
  • Criminal Justice;
  • Commercial litigation;
  • Constitutional law
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment law
  • Family law
  • Feminist legal theory
  • Healthcare law
  • Human rights
  • International law
  • Law and religion
  • Legal Philosophy
  • Medical law and Ethics
  • Privacy law
  • Public law
  • Tort law

Law Research Centres

Centre for Information Rights

The Centre for Information Rights (CIR) examines the overlap between information and privacy law, and new technologies and methods of data analysis.

CIR organises the annual Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law (TRILCon), open to academics, postgraduate students, policy-makers and practitioners.

Centre for Parliament and Public Law 

The Centre for Parliament and Public Law is an interdisciplinary centre focussed on all aspects of Public Law, with an emphasis on issues that cross the threshold of politics and law such as Brexit, the Monarchy, Human Rights and Devolution.

Postgraduate research supervision

We offer research supervision in a wide range of subjects. To find out more, explore our academic staff profile pages above for individual areas of supervision.

Find out everything you need to know to study for a postgraduate research degree at Winchester.