Meet some of our legal experts
Judith Embley – Associate Professor
Expertise: Consumer Law, Media Law, Sports Law and Entertainment and Music Law
About: Judith Embley is an Associate Professor at The University of Law. She qualified as a solicitor in 1980, practicing at a Lincoln’s Inn firm. She began teaching law in 1999 as a Visiting Lecturer and joined The University of Law in 2001, where she teaches Contract, Commercial and Business Financial Law. She is now a course designer and co-author of the CLP Legal Practice Guide Commercial and Intellectual Property Law and Practice 2014 as well as Legal Systems & Skills (Oxford University Press 2013).
Peter Goodchild – Associate Professor
Expertise: Consumer Law, Intellectual Property and Media Law, Sports Law and Entertainment and Music Law
About: Peter Goodchild qualified as a solicitor in 1995, and worked in commercial and ‘soft IP’ practice. Since 2000 he has been a lecturer at The University of Law, with expertise in several areas and a working knowledge of many more. Peter’s main specialisms are legal systems, contract and tort law, company, commercial and Intellectual Property (IP) law. He has been a co-author of the Graduate Diploma in Law textbook, Legal Method, and is co-author of Legal Systems & Skills (Oxford University Press 2013).
Helen Jenks – Associate Professor
Expertise: Family Law, Legal Aid, Divorce, Co-habitation
About: Helen Jenks is an Associate Professor at The University of Law’s Chester Centre. She joined the University in 2003 and teaches Family and Property Law on the Legal Practice Course and Equity on the LL.B undergraduate law degree and Graduate Diploma in Law.
Helen qualified as a solicitor in 1992 and was in practice for 11 years prior to joining the University. While in practice she was a member of the Law Society’s Family panel and she remains an Associate Member of the Family lawyers’ organisation Resolution. Helen is co-author of the ‘Relationships, families and the law’ module of the undergraduate law degree produced by The University of Law for the Open University.
Trevor Tayleur – Associate Professor
Expertise: EU Law, Public Law (Constitutional & Administrative Law) and Competition (Anti-trust) Law
About: Trevor Tayleur is an Associate Professor at The University of Law. He qualified as a solicitor in 1982, practising at a Holborn firm and then the Church Commissioners for England. He joined The University of Law in 1991 and played a leading role in developing EU Law as a new core subject. He is now a course designer with responsibility for EU Law, Public Law and Competition (Anti-trust) Law and has contributed a number of articles to publications such as the New Law Journal.
Salome Verrell – Senior Lecturer
Expertise: Criminal Litigation, Contract, Immigration, Judicial Review, Business Finance, Banking and Advocacy
About: Salome is a Senior Lecturer at The University of Law’s Bloomsbury Centre. Salome teaches Business Finance law (tax, accounts, insolvency, probate) on the LPC and advanced criminal practice for the electives. She also teaches on the Graduate Diploma in Law and the LL.B undergraduate law degree specialising in EU law.
Salome is also currently practicing as a criminal court duty solicitor advocate and is a member of the Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme.
She qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and her first seat was in house at a large music company working on Intellectual Property. Following this, Salome moved to a high street practice where she mostly focused on crime, civil and immigration cases spending almost every day for seven years in court and becoming an equity partner. Salome has worked with Legal Services alongside the Government and conducted a number of judicial review cases including immigration.
To set up an interview with one of our legal experts please contact:
Mark Knight/ Sarah Evans Toyne/ Lianne Robinson/ Cara Penkethman
Telephone: 020 7726 6111