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Professor Elizabeth Smart Inaugural Lecture

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Sheffield Hallam University, HC 0.06

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Collegiate Crescent

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'Where two worlds collide: A fusion of law and practice'


SHU Law is a visionary concept which places access to justice and the creation of our future lawyers at its heart. This lecture explores its creation; the reality and its future.

Professor Elizabeth Smart has a passion for the law and legal education; she was recognised as a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2015 and a National Teaching Fellow in 2016. She endeavours to create the best legal education possible with a particular focus on clinical legal education inspiring students academically and emotionally with the confidence to succeed.

She inspires her students with her enthusiasm and possesses an outstanding aptitude in her chosen career. Elizabeth creates a distinctive cutting edge to her curriculum design and she works in the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice which has received national recognition as Highly Commended in the Access to Justice Awards 2016 and the Legal Education Provider of the Year 2017 Solicitors' Journal Awards.

Elizabeth has created and is a director of 'SHU Law' a legal practice at the heart of Sheffield Hallam University, designed to provide access to justice for those who need it most. It will enable all law students who study at Sheffield Hallam to learn in a live client environment and seeks to place the student experience at the centre of legal education. Her work has a strong applied focus and she recognises the strong imperative to provide flexible opportunities for students to enhance their graduate attributes.

NB: Tea & coffee will be available at 3pm, and the lecture will begin at 3:30pm prompt.

Refreshments will be available following the lecture.

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