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Gemma

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Qualifications

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2017)
Postgraduate Certificate in Developing Professional Practice in Higher Education (PGCDPPHE) – University of South Wales (2016)
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) – University of Wales, Cardiff (2004)
LL.B (Hons) Law with French – University of Wales, Aberystwyth (2003) [University of Caen, France – 2001-2002]

About

Gemma is a Deputy Director of the Legal Advice Clinic, Course Leader, and Lecturer in Legal Practice based in the School of Law. She lectures on both the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses. Gemma specialises in Family Law and spends a considerable amount of time supervising students in the Legal Advice Clinic.

Experience

Gemma is a qualified solicitor and has been a Lecturer in Legal Practice since 2015.

Responsibilities

Legal Advice Clinic Deputy Director and Supervisor

Course Leader for LL.B Legal Practice (Exempting)

Module Leader:
- Family Law and Practice
- Legal and Financial Advice Clinic
- Property Law and Practice
- Wills and Estate Planning

Module Tutor:
- Introduction to Legal Practice
- Advanced Legal Practice

Research

Currently researching:
- Law Commission Consultation: Reform of law on wills
- Case Study of a Pro Bono Clinic: Mitigating the Impact of Legal Aid Cuts in South Wales

Areas of Expertise

Family Law

French speaker

Twitter

@GemmaSweetman

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