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Beverley Smith

Beverley Smith

Job Title: Module Leader

Email: beverley2.smith@northumbria.ac.uk


  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Qualified Solicitor
  • GTP (awarded Qualified Teacher Status)
  • City & Guilds Post 16 Teaching Qualification
  • Legal Practice Certificate Distinction
  • Common Professional Exam Commendation
  • BA Honours in Geography

About Beverley

Beverley is a qualified solicitor and practiced mainly criminal law for a local authority. She has taught Law in schools for 18 years and was Deputy Head (Teaching and Learning) before she took early retirement.

She was then employed as a part-time Lecturer in Law at Newcastle University for 4 years, specialising in Criminal Law at Stage 2 and Legal Institutions and Method for Stage 1. She was also the lead for transition, induction, and School Outreach. She now teaches part-time. 

Outside of teaching, Beverley is an avid Newcastle United supporter and goes to as many games as she can. Her hobbies also include travelling and crafting. 

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