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Emma Winfield

Emma Winfield

Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Nottingham Law School staff


Emma is a senior lecturer specialising in the teaching of Land Law and professional legal skills at undergraduate level. She lectures and leads seminars on the Land Law module, a compulsory module taught across all LLB courses. She also leads seminars on the Path to Professional Practice module and is a supervisor on the Independent Research Project module, both final year optional modules taught across all LLB courses.

In addition, Emma is the Placements Coordinator at the Law School for students across all LLB courses undertaking work placements in their third year and is one of a team of Placement Tutors, who visit and support individual placement students throughout their placement year.

Career overview

Emma spent six years practising as a solicitor at the Nottingham office of the commercial law firm Browne Jacobson, specialising for five years in commercial property.

Her experience includes dealing with commercial freehold and leasehold disposals and acquisitions, negotiating and advising on leases and associated landlord and tenant documents and reporting to banks providing acquisition funding.

Emma advised a wide variety of clients, from private individuals and private companies to public companies, local authorities, regional development agencies and local emergency services.

She was also responsible for supervising and appraising a trainee solicitor in the commercial property department.

Research areas

Emma’s research interests are in Property Law and Legal Education.

External activity

Emma is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is also a member of the Society of Legal Scholars, the Socio-Legal Studies Association and the Nottinghamshire Law Society.