Faculty of Law

Dr Nicole Moreham

Associate Professor
School of Law
address

Phone: 04 463 6410
Location: Room 342, , Pipitea Campus

Dr Nicole Moreham

LLB(Hons) Cant, LLM, PhD Camb

Profile

Dr Moreham specialises in the law of privacy.  She is co-editor of and contributor to the leading English privacy work, The Law of Privacy and the Media (2ed, Oxford University Press, 2011, 952 pp) and has published numerous articles on the protection of privacy in England and Wales, New Zealand, and Europe. Her other research interests include the law of tort and media law.

Dr Moreham joined the Law Faculty at Victoria of Wellington in 2006.  She was formerly a Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge.  She also completed her Masters and PhD at Caius (the former funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship and the latter by a Tapp Studentship and Ethel Benjamin Award).  Before leaving for Cambridge in 1998, she completed an Honours degree at the University of Canterbury and worked as judges’ clerk at the New Zealand Court of Appeal.

In 2011, Dr Moreham was awarded a Rutherford Discovery Fellowship by the Royal Society of New Zealand. 

Areas of Supervision (PhD and LLM)

  • Law of Privacy
  • Breach of Confidence
  • Media Law

Selection of Publications

Tugendhat and Christie's Law of Privacy and the Media Mark Warby QC, Dr Nicole Moreham and Iain Christie (eds), and Hon Michael Tugendhat (consulting ed), (2nd ed, Oxford University Press, 2011) 952pp.

"The Right to Respect for Private Life in the European Convention on Human Rights: A Re-examination" [2008] European Human Rights Law Review 44-79.

"Privacy in Public Places" [2006] Cambridge Law Journal 606-635 .

"The Protection of Privacy in English Common Law: a doctrinal and theoretical analysis" (2005) 121 Law Quarterly Review 628-656.

Publications