About Deveral Capps
Deveral is the Dean of Leeds Law School. He joined the University in 2015 and has been involved in Higher Education for over 20 years. As a barrister, in both civil and criminal law, Deveral has appeared in courts across the North of England and is a door tenant at Trinity Chambers in Newcastle upon Tyne. As a legal academic he has taught on undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses and published widely on legal education, legal skills and eCommerce law.
Deveral has had significant input into the development of legal education and training in the UK. Between 2011 and 2013, he sat on the steering committee for the Legal Education and Training Review, the largest review of legal education since 1971. Deveral is currently a member of the Bar Standards Board’s Future Bar Training Programme Board and member of the Curriculum and Assessments Review, examining how barristers might be trained in the future.
Between 2008 and 2013 he was a member of the Advocacy Training Council and has been an eLearning consultant for Oxford University Press.
Deveral provides support for master’s dissertations.
Deveral has a number of different research interests including legal education, legal skills and eCommerce Law.
- Head of Parole Board lectures at Leeds Law School
- Leeds Beckett plays part in HEFCE Teaching Excellence Framework subject level pilots
- Leading judge to lecture at Leeds Law School
- Guest lecture explores the rule of law in the digital age
- Guest lecture to explore the rule of law in the digital age
- Leeds Beckett LLB (Hons) Law degree launched in Mauritius
- Graduation prizes awarded to celebrate law students’ success
- MP and Judge join Leeds Law School as Visiting Fellows