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Law In Practice: Speaker series

Our guest lecture events provide opportunities for you to network and hear from speakers from a range of backgrounds and contexts, providing insight into developments and key issues of relevance to the legal sector and professional practice. Our events are open to legal professionals, students and those with an interest in the subject area.

Past lectures have been delivered by prominent members of the legal community, such as the Chief Executive of the Law Society, Chair of the Criminal Bar Association, Caroline Goodwin Q.C. and Director of the UK’s leading civil rights organisation, Liberty. 

Previous Law in Practice Events

Karl Turner MP - Webinar

Legal Aid and COVID-19: A Crisis Within a Crisis

Live Lecture Recordings

Catherine Dixon - CEO of the Law Society, England & Wales

Shami Chakrabarti - Director of Liberty


Graham Bartlett - Trinity Chambers / James Morris - Indemnity Legal

Jodie Hill - Managing Partner of Thrive Law

Caroline Goodwin Q.C. - Chair of the Criminal Bar Association

Joe Egan - President of the Law Society of England and Wales

Mark Burns-Williamson OBE - West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Professor Nick Hardwick - Former Head of Parole Board

Contact Us

Course Enquiries

Please email or call +44 113 812 3113. Lines are open Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00 (UK time).

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Tel: 0113 8129028

Find Us

Level 3,
Leeds Beckett University,
Portland Building,
City Campus,
Leeds LS1 3HE

You can download our City campus map here.

Law Firms and Organisations

For enquiries from firms and organisations about how you can work with us and our students please email and mark the subject of your email as ‘Leeds Law School’. Alternatively you can call us on (+44) 113 8123190.


For further enquiries about the research we carry out at Leeds Law School or to find out how you can contribute and get involved, please contact Deveral Capps by emailing

Other Enquiries

For any other enquiry please contact the Leeds Law School administration team on 0113 8129028 or email
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