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Rebecca smith 1x1  1894

Contact Details


LLB (European Legal Studies) 2:1 from Bristol University (including a year at Rouen University)
Law Society Final Examinations (achieved with Honours)
Training contract completed at Allen & Overy LLP, London
Qualified as a solicitor in 1995
PG Cert HE Developing Professional Practice in Higher Education ( Distinction)


Rebecca is a qualified solicitor and has 15 years experience in private practice specialising in company and commercial law. She began teaching law at Newport Business School in October 2010. Rebecca completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Developing Professional Practice in Higher Education in November 2013. Rebecca has taught Commercial and Consumer Law, Public Law and Legal Frameworks to undergraduate students. Rebecca currently teaches corporate and business law to CIMA, ICAEW and ACCA students.


Member of the Law Society
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Public Engagement Activities and Esteem Indicators

At Geldards LLP, whilst Head of Knowledge Management, set up a standard form precedent database and set up the team of professional support lawywers.


Expertise or Interest

Corporate and Business Law
Consumer Law
Public Law
Legal Practice


Supervision of Foundation Degree Legal Research Projects

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