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Dr Jill Alexander

Associate Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

Jill has been responsible for the design and development of numerous new modules and enhancement of existing modules using innovative learning and teaching methods as module tutor and programme director.  She teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules within the Faculty of Business and Law, including Property Law and Practice, Solicitors’ Accounts, Land Law and Key Skills for Employability.

Jill has extensive leadership experience across a range of different groups and has led on a number of Teaching and Learning initiatives as well as contributed across Departmental, Faculty and University committees. Jill has created and coordinated a flexible and wide-ranging employability strategy to support law students through their academic journey into the graduate market.

Jill is a Senior Fellow of the HEA and an external examiner.

Jill Alexander

Jill's research interests include employability, equality and diversity as well as property law.

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  • Technological challenges for modern law school pedagogy – preparing graduates for the modern legal workplace, Alexander, J., McConnell, S., Mitchell, R., McGrane, A. 2 Jan 2024, In: The Law Teacher
  • Modelling Employability Through Clinical Legal Education: Building Confidence and Professional Identity, Alexander, J. 13 Mar 2023, In: The Law Teacher
  • The Fairness Project: the role of legal educators as catalysts for change. Engaging in difficult dialogues on the impact of diversity barriers to entry and progression in the legal profession, McKee, T., Nir, R., Alexander, J., Griffiths, E., Dargue, P., Hervey, T. 3 Jul 2021, In: Law Teacher
  • ‘Think about what our industry stands for...’: exploring the impact of external factors on line manager perceptions of graduate employability, Mullen, E., Alexander, J., Coates, N. 3 Sep 2019, In: Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management
  • Stakeholder perceptions of Clinical Legal Education within an employability context, Alexander, J., Boothby, C. 12 Dec 2018, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • The Fairness Project: Doing what we can, where we are, Alexander, J., Griffiths, E., Mckee, T., Nir, R., Hervey, T. 1 Jun 2018, In: Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • Brown Shoes? Interrogating hidden inequality and diversity barriers in the graduate labour market, Griffiths, E., Grisedale, J., McKee, T., Nir, R. 7 Dec 2017, Society for Research into Higher Education
  • The Fairness Project: equipping students to maximise their employability through understanding and responding to inequality and unfair diversity, McKee, T., Nir, R., Griffiths, E., Grisedale, J., Hervey, T. 5 Jul 2017, HEA Annual Conference
  • The Fairness Project: equipping students to maximise their employability through understanding and responding to inequality and unfair diversity, McKee, T., Nir, R., Hervey, T., Griffiths, E., Alexander, J. 5 Sep 2017, The Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference 2017
  • Conveyancing Practice (76th ed 2016), Alexander, J. Dec 2016

  • PGCUTL June 30 1995
  • Law PGCE August 26 1994
  • Professional Doctorate DLaw
  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy SFHEA 2019
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2014

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