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Andrea Piggott

Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Law School

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Andrea Piggott is a Senior Lecturer at the Nottingham Law School.

Andrea currently teaches civil litigation and evidence; drafting opinion writing; civil advocacy (she is an accredited advocacy tutor); legal research; negotiation and advanced civil litigation (judicial review proceedings).

Andrea is also the Subject Co-ordinator for drafting and a personal tutor.

Career overview

Andrea practised as a solicitor in Nottingham from 1997-2006 specialising in personal injury litigation on behalf of insurance companies and clinical negligence on behalf of Nottingham Health Authority. She acted as UK counsel for a US aesthetics company in connection with allegedly defective medical devices. In 2007, Andrea joined Nottingham Law School as a Senior Lecturer on the Barristers Vocational Course (now the Barristers Training Course).

Highly experienced lecturer having taught and led on the BTC, LPC, GDL and LLB courses. She currently is teaching civil advocacy, civil litigation, evidence and dispute resolution and advanced advocacy on the BTC whilst leading/co-leading the drafting, opinion writing and professional ethics modules. Andrea also supervises dissertations and projects across the postgraduate portfolio of subjects. She co-leads the path to professional practice module on the LLB. On the LPC, she teaches interviewing and advocacy.

External activity

Andrea is an accredited advocacy tutor and commercial mediator, Fellow of the Institute of HEA and a member of the School's Centre for Advocacy. She sits on the School's Teaching and Learning Enhancement Group and participates in the Trent Institute for Learning and Teaching programmes. She also engages across the University with Employability, NLS Legal. Andrea holds two external examiner positions.