Dr Cerian Griffiths

Lecturer in Law (Criminal Law and Criminal Justice)

Research Overview

Cerian’s research interests lie in all aspects of criminal prosecutions from summary to appellant courts, including evidence and trial procedure from the eighteenth century to the modern day. Cerian is particularly interested in the prosecution of financial crime, both historically and regarding more modern offences such as the prosecution of criminal cartels and insider dealing.

Cerian has published in the field of legal history on topics including the introduction of counsel to criminal trials and the legal profession. Cerian has presented widely on the prosecution of fraud in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.