Staff Profile:Dr Rachel Horton

Miss Rachel Horton
Job Title:

Senior Tutor


Rachel currently teaches the following courses on the LL.B and LL.M programmes:

  • Employment Law
  • Discrimination Law
  • Gender and Law
  • Law and World Religion
  • Contract Law
  • International Commercial Law

She is also currently acting as module convenor for the Pro Bono Writing Credit.

Areas of Interest:
Discrimination Law, Employment Law, Gender and Law
Research groups / Centres:

Recent Publications:


  • Horton, R. (2015) 'Caring for adults in the EU: Work-life balance and challenges for EU law' Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 37(3), 356-367.
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Other Publications:


  • N. Countouris and R. Horton "The Temporary Agency Work Directive: Another Broken Promise?" (2009), ILJ, 329


  • "The End of Disability-Related Discrimination in Employment?", (2008), Industrial Law Journal, 37(4)

Conference Papers:

  • 'Work and Care in the EU - a case for regulation?' presented at the Work and Family Research Network conference, New York, 20 June 2014
  • 'A Dignified Exit? The Dignity and Indignity of Mandatory Retirement' presented at the Middlesex University/Adapt Conference on Vulnerable Workers and Precarious work in a Changing world at Middlesex University, 11 September 2012
  • 'Protection and fault: the role of strict liability in employment regulation' presented at the SLS conference, 9 September 2009
BA (Oxford), MPhil (Oxford), LLM (Middlesex), PhD (Middlesex), Solicitor (non-practicing)

Biographical Details

Rachel joined the Law School in 2005 having previously practiced as a solicitor specialising in employment and discrimination law. Her PhD (2015) explores the legal justification of age discrimination in health care and challenges the arguments that age is 'different' from other characteristics protected by equality legislation. Her research interests also include policy and legislation governing carers in the workplace.

Rachel Horton

Contact Details

+44 (0) 118 378 7514
+44 (0) 118 378-4543

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