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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
  • The Policy Clinic at Northumbria University: influencing policy/law reform as an effective educational tool for students, Bengtsson, L., Dunn, R., McConnell, S. 21 Feb 2020, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • Using legal policy and law reform as assessment, Dunn, R., Glancey, R. 31 Jul 2019, Critical Perspectives on the Scholarship of Assessment and Learning in Law, Canberra, Australian National University Press
  • 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 for Solicitors, Dunn, R., Roper, V., Kennedy, V. Oct 2018, In: Law Teacher

PGR Supervision

Siobhan McConnell Start: 19/06/2019


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