Jennifer Charlson is qualified as a Chartered Engineer and Solicitor with an MBA. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Architecture and Built Environment School at the University of Wolverhampton.
She is a Joint Co-ordinator of the CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction) W113 Law and Dispute Resolution Working Commission.
Before moving into academia, Jennifer worked as a Senior Solicitor for Carillion plc having qualified as a solicitor in private practice. She previously worked for the BBC as a Projects Engineer. Her first degree is in Engineering Science from Oxford University.
Jennifer is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Higher Education Academy. She specialises in researching and lecturing on construction and engineering law.
Wall, R., Ankrah, N. and Charlson, J. (2016) “An investigation into the different styles of the lawyer and construction specialist when mediating construction disputes” International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 8(2), pp. 137-160.
Charlson, J. and Donovan, J.(2017), “The Environmental Law Challenges to the Regeneration of Brownfield Land”. In: Elkadi, H. and Ruddock, L. (Eds.), Proceedings of CIB 2017 International Research conference, 11-12 September, Salford, UK.