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Akrum El Menshawy

Akrum El Menshawy


Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Nottingham Law School staff


Akrum El Menshawy is an Hourly Paid Lecturer in the Nottingham Law School, and he is also a researcher of blockchain technology and the law.

Akrum is a Co-Module Leader for the Regulation of Cryptoassets and Blockchain LLM Module and is an active researcher of blockchain technology and the law.

Career overview

Akrum has completed all his previous higher education studies at Nottingham Trent University and is set to complete his PhD here soon. He has a passion for teaching and has taught previously at various school levels prior to becoming a Lecturer.

Research areas

Akrum’s main research interests lie in blockchain technology and the law focusing on theoretical approaches to law and the current UK approach. He is interested in the intersection of technology and commercial law more broadly and is intrigued by the variance in international approaches.


Akrum El Menshawy, ‘Mapping existing risks and obstacles to legal redress within unpermissioned blockchain technology’ (2022) 10 NIBLeJ 6

Course(s) I teach on

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    Undergraduate | Full-time | 2023

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    Postgraduate taught | Full-time / Part-time | 2023