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Malvika Unnithan

Graduate Tutor at Northumbria University/Law Academy Programme Leader

Department: Northumbria Law School

Malvika Unnithan graduated from Durham University with an LLB in 2013 and an LLM in 2015.


Malvika Unnithan graduated from Durham University with an LLB in 2013 and an LLM in 2015.

She is currently a Graduate Tutor in the School of law and is undertaking her PhD in Youth Justice. Her research focuses on the debate surrounding the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility in England and Wales and young people perspectives. 

Campus Address

Northumbria University, Newcastle Business School
City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne



  • LLM - Durham University
  • LLB - Durham University 

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

  • Youth Justice
  • Minimum age of criminal responsibility
  • Law, Gender and Society
  • Human rights

Current/Recent Projects

Currently working on my PhD at Northumbria University which on young people’s perspectives within the context of the Minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR) debate in England and Wales.

Current Teaching Activity

Currently teaching Contract, Sale of goods, Public law and Approaches to Law and Lawyering skills. 


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