Hayley J Hooper

Associate Professor of Law

Faculty officer role(s):

Director of the 'Oxford Introduction to Law in the UK' Summer Programme


Hayley J. Hooper is an Associate Professor in Law. She is also an academic affiliate of the Bonavero Institute for Human Rights.

She holds an LLB from the University of Glasgow, and a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), MPhil in Law, and a DPhil in Law from the University of Oxford. Her teaching interests include European Union Law, Constitutional Law, and Administrative Law. 

Her interests are broadly within the fields of Constitutional Law and Administrative Law.

Hayley is the co-author of Parliament's Secret War (Hart: Bloomsbury, 2018). This book concerns war powers in the British Constitution and offers a critical inquiry into the Westminster Parliament's role in relation to the war prerogative since the beginning of the twentieth century.

Hayley is also working on a monograph on the closed material procedure, a process that facilitates the use of national security evidence in civil litigation. 


Research Interests

Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Human Rights, Parliaments, National Security

Research projects & programmes

Human Rights Law Research Group