Matthew Homewood

Matthew J. Homewood

Head of Department

Nottingham Law School


Matthew is Head of Postgraduate Programmes and Principal Lecturer in European Union Law for Nottingham Law School. Matthew has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship, the most prestigious individual award for excellence in teaching in higher education. This was in recognition for his use of technology and making a real difference to the student experience.

Research areas

Matthew has a growing reputation in both legal education and education generally as an expert in the use of educational technology and the impact that such technologies can have on student engagement and outcomes. He currently holds two high profile national educational technology awards - The Association of Law Teachers Teaching Law with Technology Prize 2014 and a Highly Commended ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Award 2014.

Matthew also has research interests in the area of EU law generally with a particular focus upon free movement within the internal market and EU competition law.

Matthew is an active member of the following research centres:


Matthew has authored a number of academic texts in the area of European Union Law and was recently noted as an expert contributor to a report for the European Commission (Study on the application of Regulation 1206/2001 on the Taking of Evidence across Member States (June 2012)).

Matthew also presents papers at both national and international conferences on legal education and educational technology.

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Press expertise

Matthew offers expert comment on European Union law: Free movement of goods and persons within the Internal market, EU citizenship, competition law, EU institutions, principles of direct effect, indirect effect and Member State liability.

Matthew also offers expert comment on the use of digital technologies in legal education and education generally.