Vi-Ming Kok

Vi Ming Kok 2

Senior Lecturer in Law

School of Humanities

School of Law

Contact Details


Andy Vi-Ming Kok is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Law and teaches on the LLB undergraduate programme and on the Legal Practice LLM. He is the module leader for Commercial Law, and Company Law on the LLB, and the Business Law and Practice module on the LLM. Andy is also heavily involved in teaching Contract Law.

He took over authorship of the Unlocking Contract Law textbook, the 5th edition of which is published in 2024. Andy also has interests in, and has written in the fields of cyberlaw and international trade law.

Before joining the University of Worcester in October 2023, Andy led the Law, Accounting and Finance team, as well as International Development, at the University of Gloucestershire, and prior to that was the Associate Head for Postgraduate Law and Strategic Partnerships at UWE Bristol Law School. Andy was also the International Programmes Director at Staffordshire University Law School for 13 years.

Andy has been an External Examiner for 9 universities, and is a very experienced External Panel Member on Validation Panels.


  • LL.B Law (Hons)
  • Bar Finals Course
  • Barrister (non-practising)
  • LL.M

Teaching Interests

  • Law of Contract
  • Commercial Law
  • Company Law
  • Business Law and Practice

Research Interests

Laws relating to:

  • Contracts
  • International Trade
  • Cybercommerce

Recent Publications

Unlocking Contract Law, 5th edition, Routledge, 2024

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Barrister of England and Wales
  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn

External Roles

  • External Subject Expert – Institute of Law, Jersey [Sep 2022-current]
  • External Examiner – Lincoln University [Oct 2020-current]
  • External Examiner – Plymouth University LLB delivered at Petroc College [Jan 2019-current]
  • External Examiner – Bournemouth University LLM [Jan-July 2018; temporary cover]
  • External Examiner – Anglia Ruskin University LLB delivered at Arden University [2017-2022]
  • External Examiner – University of Huddersfield LLB [2012 - 2016]
  • External Examiner – De Montfort University LLM [2011 – 2015]
  • External Examiner – London Metropolitan University LLB [2005 - 2010]
  • External Examiner - Middlesex University CPE / CPE by Distance Learning [2000 – 2004]


  • External Standing Panel Member – University of Law LLM in Legal Practice: 2008 – 2020
  • External Panel Member – Anglia Ruskin University LLM Re-Validation 2013, and validation with Amity College, Singapore 2014; LLM Validation 2016 & Re-Validation 2020
  • External Panel Member – University of Bolton LLB Re-Validation 2011
  • External Panel Member – Manchester Metropolitan University LLB by Distance Learning Re-Validation 2009
  • External Panel Member – Glasgow Caledonian University LLM Re-Validation 2009
  • External Panel Member – University of Huddersfield LLM Validation 2008