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    Simon’s research area focuses on counterterrorism, preventative legal measures & UK governmental policy (CONTEST), law enforcement & surveillance of electronic communications (Ecomms), data privacy & human rights (ECHR & EUCFR). Broadly, his research interests cover global security, cyber security, terrorism, terrorist electronic communications, international human rights & civil liberties, organised crime & piracy.

    Simon’s monograph ‘Digital Privacy, Terrorism and Law Enforcement was published by Routledge in July 2018, with the Foreword having kindly been provided by Lord Carlile of Berriew CBE QC. He has completed an edited collection, including a chapter, titled, Terrorism and State Surveillance of Communications’, with other chapters being provided by Lord Carlile, Professor Kaunert & other leading experts, published by Routledge May 2019.

    Simon is a Senior Lecturer in Law and an LLB Level 6 Year Leader at Edge Hill University, within the Department of Law & Criminology. Working across three programmes, he is module leader for Counter Terrorism (BSc Professional Policing), & Property Law (LLB). He also delivers Public Law & Criminal Law, & Advanced Legal Skills. Simon is currently designing the curriculum for a new taught interdisciplinary Masters covering Cyber Regulation & Policy. Additionally, he is working with other colleagues to fashion SQE ready law modules.

    Simon is a peer reviewer for the Liverpool Law Review, the Taylor & Francis International Journal ‘The Law Teacher’, & the ‘Asian Journal of International Peace and Security’, & Routledge, providing reviews for books on Terrorism, Extremism, Policing & Surveillance. Simon is a passionate & dedicated lecturer, focused on learning & teaching. A great believer in modernisation & positive change, Simon often takes the lead on new learning & teaching initiatives, re/writing modules & developing undergraduate & postgraduate courses. Focused on the student experience, he is always keen to develop new skills, & use his passion & dedication to increase student engagement.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Law, PhD, Liverpool John Moores University


    • K Law
    • Terrorism
    • Counter-Terrorism
    • Extremism
    • Data Privacy
    • Data Protection
    • Human Rights
    • Cyber Terrorism
    • Conflict and Security Law
    • Organised Crime
    • EU law
    • Public Law
    • Law Enforcement
    • Policing
    • Surveillance
    • Electronic Surveillance

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    Research Output 2018 2019

    Terrorism and State Surveillance of Communications

    Hale-Ross, S. (ed.) & Lowe, D. (ed.), 26 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook


    The Investigatory Powers Act 2016: The human rights conformist

    Hale-Ross, S., 26 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) The Investigatory Powers Act 2016: The human rights conformist. Hale-Ross, S. & Lowe, D. (eds.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    human rights
    national security
    law enforcement
    law enforcement
    collective security

    Activities 2020 2020

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    Victims of Terrorism and States Responses

    SIMON HALE-ROSS (Organiser)
    26 Jun 2020

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