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Amanda Rushby

Amanda Rushby

Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Nottingham Law School staff


Amanda is the Course Leader for the full time and distance learning Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Legal Skills Courses (SQE 2 courses).  She is also the module leader for Criminal Law and Practice (SQE 1) and Criminal Practice (SQE 2).

Amanda is module leader for Criminal Litigation, Interviewing and Advocacy on the full-time and part-time LLM Legal Practice Courses. She teaches criminal and skills on the LPC.

Amanda is also the Chair of the Law School Academic Irregularity Panels.

Career overview

Amanda started her legal career with Langleys Solicitors in Lincoln. She worked in the criminal law department and additionally qualified as a police station accredited representative, allowing her to represent clients during interviews under caution at the police station and the Benefits Agency. On qualification as a solicitor she moved into the civil litigation department where she specialised in contract, housing law, debt management and welfare benefits. During this time she also assisted the Citizen's Advice Bureau in their legal advice clinic.

She then joined McKinnells solicitors as associate and continued in the civil litigation field until joining the Law School in 2004.

Amanda is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and ADR ODR International Accredited Civil/Commercial Mediator.

External activity

Part-time (fee paid) Judge, First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber.

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