LawCareers.Net Law 'Lecturer of the Year'

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Matt Gibson is one of six individuals who have been shortlisted for the title ‘LawCareers.Net Law Lecturer of the Year’ award following nomination by his students.

The award will be made at the LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Awards held at the Design Museum in London on Thursday 16 May 2013. This is an annual event that has been running for a decade. The Law Lecturer of the Year award was introduced last year in order to highlight and recognise the contribution made by those who teach law in an inspiring and engaging way.

Matt became CSET Lecturer in Criminal Law at the Liverpool Law School in September 2011. Prior to this, he was a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Liverpool (2008-2011), having previously been a Teaching Assistant at the Universities of Durham and Newcastle (2006-2007). He graduated in Law with Politics (LL.B.) from the University of Durham in 2004 and completed an LL.M. at Durham in 2005. In January 2013 he successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis, having been a doctoral researcher in law at Liverpool between 2008 and 2012. He is a non-practising barrister (Middle Temple; Northumbria University 2005-2006).

Other nominees for the award are;

Rodney Brazier – University of Manchester

Candida Harris – University of Plymouth

David Hodgkinson – University of Derby

Luke Mason – University of Surrey

Graham Virgo – University of Cambridge