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Yvonne Marsh


Yvonne Marsh
Contact Details
Yvonne Marsh

Course Director

Leeds Law School

0113 81 26421 Y.Marsh@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Yvonne Marsh

Yvonne practised as a solicitor at large commercial law firms in London and Bristol for 10 years before bringing her expertise and knowledge to Leeds Beckett in her role as a lecturer. She is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (non practising) and has worked for large commercial national and global law firms including Herbert Smith Freehills and DAC Beachcroft, based in London and Bristol. When practising as a solicitor, her specialisms were professional indemnity and intellectual property litigation.

Yvonne is currently Principal Lecturer for Quality in Leeds Law School, teaching commercial litigation and intellectual property law to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is also Course Leader for the two Legal Practice Courses offered by the School.

Yvonne co-ordinates Leeds Law School’s mentor scheme using Leeds Beckett alumni and local professionals to help undergraduates and postgraduates develop and realise their aspirations.

Current Teaching

  • LLB:
    • Intellectual Property Law
    • Civil Litigation
  • LLM International Business Law:
    • Intellectual Property Law
  • LPC:
    • Civil Litigation
    • Advocacy
    • Interviewing and Advising
    • Commercial Law
    • Commercial Dispute Resolution
    • Wills and Administration of Estates

Research Interests

Yvonne is the co-ordinator for the Law School’s mentor scheme which has been operating for more than a decade. Initially the scheme was available to postgraduates but it has recently been widened to undergraduates. She is researching how to help students develop their aspirations and working with Leeds Beckett alumni and local professionals who act as mentors for the students. The findings of the research will help future students to have greater confidence and achieve their career goals.

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