Miss Theresa Lynch

Teaching Fellow
Centre for Professional Legal Education and Reserach
(CEPLER)

Birmingham Law School

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Contact details

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 6328

Fax +44 (0) 121 414 3585

Email t.lynch@bham.ac.uk

Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Theresa started as a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant at Birmingham Law School and was subsequently appointed as a Teaching Fellow. Her position is linked to the Law School’s Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research (CEPLER).


Feedback and office hours

Thursday's 9-11am (Room 118, Law)

Alternatively, please email me for an appointment.

Qualifications

  • LLM Criminal Litigation – Inns of Court School of Law (City University, London).
  • Bar Vocational Course –Inns of Court School of Law (City University, London).
  • LLB Law – Liverpool John Moores University.

Biography

Theresa has an undergraduate degree in Law and an LLM in Criminal Litigation and has been called to the Bar at Gray's Inn. Prior to joining Birmingham Law School she was employed by the Crown Prosecution Service and she first joined the Law School as a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (PTA). Theresa's present role is as a Teaching Fellow and she is part of the team who make up the Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research (CEPLER). Theresa has a keen interest in teaching and researching legal skills and methods. She also co-ordinates advocacy related activities in the Law School, such as mooting; debating and negotiation.

Teaching

 

  • Advocacy (Mooting) [LLB].
  • Women & Criminal Justice System [LLB].
  • Criminal Law [LLB].
  • Introduction to the Study of Law (ISOL) [LLB].
  • Criminal Evidence & Proof [LLB].
  • Law Enforcement [LLM].

Research

Theresa's research and teaching interests fall into two categories. She has an interest in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice and her current research focuses on the enforcement powers used to tackle anti-social behaviour. In addition, Theresa also has a keen interest in researching legal eduction with a particular focus on the use which is made of advocacy skills as a teaching and learning tool in both the curriculum and as an extra-curricular activity.

Other activities

 

  • Mooting; Debating and Negotiation Co-ordinator.
  • Director of Alumni Relations.

Publications

Lynch, T. (2011) ‘The ASBO: Regulating Behaviour and Manipulating Law’, in K. Doolin, J. Child, J. Raine and A. Beech, Whose Criminal Justice? State or Community? (Waterside Press), 87 – 105. 

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