Published: 24th October 2017 PLP has appointed Joe Tomlinson as Research Director. Joe is a Lecturer in Public Law at the University of Sheffield School of Law and an Associate Fellow of the Sir Bernard Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics. He is also a member of the Wider Core Team at the UK Administrative Justice Institute. He completed an LL.B and Ph.D in law at the University of Manchester, and has had held visiting positions at King’s College London and Osgoode Hall Law School. He researches widely on public law, and particularly the administrative justice system. Joe will continue in tenure at the University of Sheffield as well as working at Public Law Project. PLP’s Director, Jo Hickman, said: “I am delighted that Joe will be joining PLP as Research Director. His academic interests perfectly complement PLP’s practical expertise, and we look forward to developing a dynamic new research agenda at the cutting edge of administrative justice.” Joe said: “I am delighted to be joining the PLP. I am looking forward to developing further the PLP’s already strong record of independent and high quality research.” Joe Tomlinson’s online profile for Sheffield is available here. Joe also keeps a blog about his work.