Faye Deverell

Faye Deverell

Solicitor

Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Nottingham Law School staff

Role

Faye Deverell is the Senior Supervising Solicitor in the NLS Legal Advice Centre.

Faye supervises students who volunteer to participate in the Pro Bono projects run by the Law School. This includes the NLS Legal Advice Centre, and Free Representation Unit.

Faye is a member of the Citizens Advice Adviser Magazine Housing Editorial Board.

Faye continues to hold a practising certificate.

Faye has been named ‘Solicitor of the Year 2017’ by the Nottinghamshire Law Society.

Career overview

Faye qualified as a Solicitor in 2011 and specialises in social welfare law. Prior to joining the Law School in May 2013 she worked at the Derby based charity, Direct Help and Advice, for five years. Faye was employed as a Supervising Solicitor and met the Legal Services Commission Housing and Debt Supervisory and Legal Competence Standards.

She has extensive experience of advising and assisting vulnerable clients with debt, housing and welfare benefits matters. She has also represented such clients at both the County Court, as part of the County Court Duty Scheme, and Tribunals.

Faye completed both her law degree and Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School.

Press expertise

Faye is willing to talk to the media in relation to social welfare law matters and issues surrounding the Civil Legal Aids cuts, which may also extend to any topics surrounding Pro Bono work.