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Dr Rachel Dunn

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria Law School

Rachel obtained her MLaw (Exempting) Incorporating the BPTC Degree from Northumbria in 2013. She returned to Northumbria University in 2014 to start her PhD studies, under the supervision of Dr Elaine Hall and Paul McKeown. Her research focused on clinical legal education and the necessary knowledge, skills and attributes necessary for competent legal practice. Rachel submitted her thesis in September 2017 and is currently awaiting her viva. She teaches on a variety of modules in the law school.

Rachel Dunn

Campus Address

CCE1 - Room 110


  • Law PhD
  • Law LLB (Hons)
  • Bar Professional Training Course BPTC (MLaw) 2011

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Clinical Legal Education as Solicitor Qualifying Work Experience, Roper, V., Dunn, R., Kennedy, V. 24 Jun 2019, The Clinical Legal Education Handbook, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  • Clinical Legal Education as Qualifying Work Experience, Dunn, R., Roper, V., Kennedy, V. 25 Jun 2018
  • Clinical Legal Education as Qualifying Work Experience for Solicitors, Dunn, R., Roper, V., Kennedy, V. Oct 2018, In: Law Teacher
  • Regulatory Reform in England and Wales – An Opportunity to Embed CLE further into the Law Curriculum?, Roper, V., Dunn, R. 21 Sep 2018
  • A Systematic Review of the Literature in Europe Relating to Clinical Legal Education, Dunn, R. 30 Jun 2017, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • Brexit and the Law School, Noto La Diega, G., Carr, S., Davies, G., Dunn, R., Jackson, A., Piasecki, E. 10 Jul 2017
  • Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend... and a Great Data Collection Tool: Exploring New Ways to Measure Opinions and Development with our Students, Dunn, R. 2017
  • What More do you Want?! A Systematic Review of the Literature Surrounding Knowledge, Skills and Attributes in Clinical Legal Education: What Regulators and Governing Bodies Asked Universities to do and How we Have Responded, Dunn, R. Aug 2017
  • Developing Skills, Attributes and Knowledge: What do Legal Employers Expect of our Graduates?, Dunn, R. Mar 2016
  • The Taxonomy of Clinics: The Realities and Risks of all Forms of Clinical Legal Education, Dunn, R. 1 Jul 2016, In: Asian Journal of Legal Education

PGR Supervision

Siobhan McConnell Start: 19/06/2019


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