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Dr Brian Brewis is a Senior Lecturer at Northumbria Law School.

Brian completed his LLB (Hons) in 2010 and was awarded his PhD in 2017. His thesis, "Sexual Behaviour Evidence: A Critical Examination of Section 41 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999" focused on the evidence and cross-examination of complainants in sexual offence proceedings.

Brian's research interests include criminal evidence with a focus on sexual history evidence and bad character evidence and judicial/jury decision making.

Brian teaches modules on Evidence, Legal Skills and Sports Law. He is a Fellow of the Higher Edcuation Academy and is an external examiner at the Univeristy of Swansea.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

LLB (Hons)


External positions

Swansea University


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