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Senior Lecturer in Law, Cardiff University

Daniel Newman is a Senior Lecturer at Cardiff and has been at the School of Law and Politics since 2015.

He is co-leader of the undergraduate modules Crime, Law and Society, and Global Problems and Legal Theory. He lead supervises one PhD candidate, and co-supervises three others.

His research focuses on access to justice. His projects have included looking at the impact of austerity on the advice sector, exploring how criminal legal aid cuts effect the lawyer-client relationship under criminal legal aid and considering how rural areas are damaged by reduced spending on justice.

In 2013, his first book 'Legal Aid Lawyers and the Quest for Justice' on how legal aid cuts have damaged the criminal justice system was published by Hart. He is currently working on two books, one on civil justice and another on criminal justice as well as editing a collection on law and social justice.


  • –present
    Dr Daniel Newman is RA at the Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University


  • 2011 
    University of Bristol, PhD Socio-legal Studies