Doug Wotherspoon


Senior Lecturer in Law

School of Law

Contact Details

tel: 01905 54 2500

After practising company and commercial law for 20 years in the city of Worcester, representing clients ranging from sole traders, ordinary partnerships, LLPs and limited companies to multi-national companies in transactions covering everything from business formations to business insolvencies, Doug embarked on a change of career and is very much enjoying transferring his practical experience in a legal environment into the classroom environment for the benefit of HND and undergraduate students alike.

Teaching & Research

Teaching Business Law

EU Law Business Ethics


Law of Tort


Legal Matters Business



Professional Bodies

Law Society: (member)
Higher Education Academy: (Fellow)


LLB, Solicitor (non-practising)

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

External Responsibilities

Link Tutor to Heart of Worcestershire College Foundation degree in Business and University of Worcester Externally Provided Programmes Sub-Committee (EPPSC), Member of Academic Partnerships Committee (APC).


Davis, P. and Wotherspoon, D. (2014). Producing Hope Through Practice. The promise of expansionist pragmatism in generating new everyday utopias. Presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the Utopian Studies Society. Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague.