Academic Staff

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Dr Stephen W. Smith

Dr Stephen W. Smith


Dr Stephen Smith has recently completed a major work exploring the bioethical and legal ramifications of end of life decisions.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7388


Professor Hilary Sommerlad

Professor of Law
Director of Research, Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research

Hilary has been researching the relationship between the changing structure of the legal profession and law work and the participation of women and black and minority ethnic lawyers for over two decades.  She is the co-author of the first full length study of women solicitors in England and Wales: Gender, Choice and Commitment: Women Solicitors and the struggle for equal status ...

Telephone 0121 414 4030