About Jane-Amanda Butler
Jane is currently a part-time tutor at Leeds Law School and teaches on the contract and tort modules.
Having read law at Cambridge University as a mature student, after a break to have children during which she did a Masters course in anti-discrimination law at Georgetown University, Jane completed the Legal Practice Course at Leeds Beckett University. Having worked for some years at the Legal Aid Board, Jane facilitated Emsley’s Solicitors in Leeds in obtaining the Legal Aid Franchise which earned her a training contract there.
Upon qualification, Jane became a Senior Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University where she was module leader for civil litigation, accounts and employment law, while continuing to work as a part-time solicitor specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence law.
In 2004, Jane joined BPP as the GDL programme leader where she worked until 2013. As a lecturer she taught tort and contract, running the tort programme at BPP Leeds at both GDL and LLB level.
Since 2013 Jane has been a Problem-Based Learning Tutor at York Law School on the Public Law/EU and Professionalism & Ethics modules. For one year she was a convenor of the Human Rights and Wrongs option.
Between 2015 and 2017, Jane taught tort and contract at the Open University. She has also been an external examiner for the University of Law.