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Clare Smith

Clare Smith

Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Nottingham Law School staff


Clare Smith is the course leader for the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL). She delivers lectures and seminars on the LLM Legal Practice Course (LLM LPC), GDL and undergraduate modules and leads several of these modules. On the GDL, Clare teaches EU law and on the LLM LPC, she currently teaches Corporate Finance in the elective stage. She is also involved with the delivery of International, Comparative and EU Law and Company Law on undergraduate programmes.

Clare supervises research projects on topics such as company law and EU / International law.

Research areas

Clare researches the following areas in connection with her teaching responsibilities:

  • EU law (including competition law, free movement of goods and persons)
  • Company law

Clare has the following practice experience:

  • Four years post qualification experience as a corporate/commercial solicitor in private practice – two years with Eversheds, Leeds and two years with Shoosmiths, Nottingham.