Miss Theresa Lynch

Teaching Fellow
Centre for Professional Legal Education and Reserach

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
B15 2TT


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

In the first semester of 2014-2015, my Office and Feedback Hours will be:

Mondays, 3-4pm and

Wednesdays 1-2pm

Students are welcome to see me during these hours without an appointment. If you need to see me outside these hours, please email and I will arrange another time, or just knock on my door (although I can't guarantee that I'll be available).


  • 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.


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.



  • 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].


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.


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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