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Clare Smith

Clare Smith

Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Nottingham Law School staff


Clare joined Nottingham Law School as a lecturer in September 1997. She initially delivered lectures and seminars on the Legal Practice Course (Business Law and Corporate Finance and GDL (EU law). Clare has also been the course leader for the GDL course and the International LLB course.

Clare is now involved with the delivery of International, Comparative and EU Law and Company Law on undergraduate programmes as both a lecturer and seminar tutor and module leader.

Career overview

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

Clare was awarded a PGCHE in July 1999 and her HEA fellowship in January 2014.

Research areas

Clare researches the following areas in connection with her teaching responsibilities and supervises research projects in these areas:

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

External activity

Clare is a member of The Law Society of England and Wales and The Socio-Legal Studies Assocaition (SLSA)

Course(s) I teach on