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Dr Lyndsey Bengtsson

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria Law School

She then obtained an LLM in Commercial Law with distinction in 2005. Thereafter Lyndsey completed her training contract with Samuel Phillips Law Firm and qualified as a solicitor in September 2007. In 2008 Lyndsey joined Northumbria Police as a solicitor where she advised and represented the force on a range of legal matters. Whilst working full time for Northumbria Police Lyndsey commenced PhD studies under the supervision of Professor Sue Farran and Lucinda Hudson. Her research focused upon age stereotyping in the workplace and the unique objective justification provision that applies to direct age discrimination.  As part of her PhD she observed and analysed a number of claims heard by the Newcastle Employment Tribunal. Lyndsey received her PhD in Law from Northumbria University in 2016.

Lyndsey joined the Student Law Office as a Solicitor Tutor in January 2017, specialising in employment law and civil litigation.


  • Law PhD September 01 2016
  • LLM July 07 2005
  • Law LLB (Hons) July 08 2004
  • HEA Fellow
  • Member Law Society 2017

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Addressing age stereotyping against older workers in employment: the CJEU and UK approach, Bengtsson, L. 16 Mar 2020, In: International Journal of Law and Management
  • Client newsletters within Clinical Legal Education and their value to the student participants, Bengtsson, L. 30 Jun 2020, In: International Jounal of Clinical Legal Education
  • Editorial, Bengtsson, L. 13 Nov 2020, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • Out of court and diversion, Biddle, P., Bengtsson, L., Amankwaa, A. 9 Mar 2020, An introduction to criminology, London, SAGE
  • The Policy Clinic at Northumbria University: Influencing Policy/Law Reform as an Effective Educational Tool for Students, Bengtsson, L., Dunn, R., McConnell, S. 30 Jun 2020, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • A case study approach, Bengtsson, L., Speed, A. 13 May 2019, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • Age stereotyping, Bengtsson, L. 23 Oct 2019, In: International Journal of Law and Management
  • The Hall of Mirrors, Thomson, C., Bengtsson, L., Mkwebu, T. Oct 2019, In: The Law Teacher

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