Stuart MacLennan


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  • 5 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Dr. Stuart MacLennan is Research Development Director and a Senior Lecturer in the Law School, as well as an associate member of the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity. Stuart specialises in economic aspects of law, in particular tax law, EU law, and Trade Law.

Stuart completed his undergraduate degree (LL.B.(Hons)) at the University of Edinburgh, his Masters degree (LL.M.) at the Glasgow Graduate School of Law, and his Ph.D. at Trinity College, University of Dublin. Stuart also completed the Scots equivalent of the LPC (Diploma in Legal Practice) at the University of Edinburgh. Stuart previously taught at Trinity College, Dublin, and the China-EU School of Law.

Stuart presently leads the undergraduate EU Law module, as well as International Competition Law and Practice on our LL.M. programmes.

Stuart’s current research interests include the taxation of online enterprises, EU action on tax havens, and the tax treatment of donatations to political parties.

Research Interests

EU Law; Devolution; Taxation Law; Competition Law; Law and Economics

Education/Academic qualification

Law, Doctorate, Trinity College Dublin

Law (LL.M.), Degree, University of Glasgow

Diploma in Legal Practice, Postgraduate Diploma, University of Edinburgh

Law (LL.B.), Degree, University of Edinburgh

External positions

External Examiner, University of Dundee

1 Sep 201731 Aug 2020

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Research Output 2014 2019

  • 5 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 2 Paper

Case comment - Banks v HMRC: human rights and relief for political donations

Stanford, B., MacLennan, S. & Foster, S., 2019, In : British Tax Review. 64, 1, p. 15-21 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human rights

Case comment - Banks v Revenue and Customs Commissioners [2018] UKFTT 617 (TC)

Stanford, B., MacLennan, S. & Foster, S., 24 Jan 2019, In : Coventry Law Journal. 23, 2, p. 112-115 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access
European Law
National Council

Combating Corporate Tax Avoidance After Brexit

MacLennan, S., 20 Jul 2018, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

From Haven to Blacklist: EU, EU, and Caribbean Co-operation on Tax Avoidance, EU

MacLennan, S., 2018, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Participation in conference

Rediscovering the European Union Project in the Light of the Brexit Referendum

Stuart MacLennan (Speaker)
20 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Press / Media

Coventry City FC vs Wasps Rugby and Coventry City Council

Stuart MacLennan


3 media contributions

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Brexit with brie? Common Market 2.0 proposal explained

Stuart MacLennan


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Hurdles too high for EU wild goose chase

Stuart MacLennan


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment