Andrew Charlesworth began his academic career in 1991 as a lecturer at the University of Hull, then Senior Lecturer in 1996. He founded the Information Law and Technology Unit (ILTU) at Hull in 1994 to promote teaching and research into the interaction of law and information technologies.
Andrew was appointed Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol in 2001, a joint post in the Law School and Department of Computer Science. He is currently Professor of Law, Innovation and Society, and a member of the Centre for Global Law and Innovation at the University of Bristol Law School.
He researches, teaches and provides consultancy services in a wide range of IT-linked fields - data protection, intellectual property, internet law and e-commerce law.