Doug Wotherspoon

Senior Lecturer

Worcester Business School

Contact Details


tel: 01905 54 2500

After practising company and commercial law for 20 years in the city of Worcester, representing clients ranging from sole traders, ordinary partnerships, LLPs and limited companies to multi-national companies in transactions covering everything from business formations to business insolvencies, Doug embarked on a change of career and is very much enjoying transferring his practical experience in a legal environment into the classroom environment for the benefit of HND and undergraduate students alike.

Doug is Course Leader for HND Business Management and Deputy Course Leader for the BA Business Management course portfolio. In addition, Doug has responsibility for the induction of top-up students embarking on BA Business Management degrees.




Teaching & Research

Business Ethics
Academic Support

Legal Matters
Business Ethics

Professional Bodies

Law Society: (member)
Higher Education Academy: (Fellow)




LLB, Solicitor (non-practising)


Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education



External Responsibilities

Link Tutor to Worcester College of Technology Foundation degrees in Business and Service Sector Management and Member of University of Worcester Externally Provided Programmes Sub-Committee (EPPSC)


Davis, P. and Wotherspoon, D. (2014). Producing Hope Through Practice. The promise of expansionist pragmatism in generating new everyday utopias. Presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the Utopian Studies Society. Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague.