School of Law and Politics

Mr Martin Parry



Martin Parry

Emeritus Reader in Law

Emeritus Reader in Law
Tel: +44 (0) 1482 46 5918
Office: 403 Wilberforce
Qualifications LLB(Leic), Solicitor of the Supreme Court


Martin Parry graduated from Leicester University and was a solicitor in Hull before moving to the University where he is now an Emeritus Reader in Law. Martin previously taught on the Family Law and Family Protection modules in the School. He currently convenes the Private International Family Law module.

Positions held outside the University are Associate Hospital Manager (Mental Health Act 1983), Humber NHS Foundation Trust and Academic Member, Local Designated Family Judge's Forum.

Selected Publications


  • Parry M and others, Butterworths Family Law Service: Children (Butterworths/LexisNexis 2016)
  • Parry M and others, The Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Butterworths/LexisNexis 2007)


Martin Parry researches mainly into family law. Within that field his research and published work currently concentrate upon child law in particular as joint author of Butterworths Family Law Service, Volume 3, Children. He has previously also researched and published a book on the law relating to cohabitation.



Private International Family Law (Convenor)

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