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Dr Alwyn Jones

Job: Principal Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester De Montfort Law School

Research group(s): Human Rights Research Group

Address: The Gateway, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH

T: + (0)116 207 8045

E: apjones@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/bal

 

Personal profile

Alwyn teaches courses in Constitutional & Administrative Law, Housing Law, Human Rights and Social Justice, Immigration & Refugee Law and Lawyering: Theory, Skills and Ethics at undergraduate level.  He was the co-ordinator for our client interviewing and mooting competitions; he is the supervisor of our Street Law project, which won the De Montfort University Students’ Union prize for Best Volunteering Group in 2012.  He has written on housing law, human rights and lawyers’ ethics.    

Publications and outputs 

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Research interests/expertise

Social housing law; human rights, refugee law and social justice; The theory, skills and ethics of lawyers’ work. 

Areas of teaching

Constitutional & Administrative Law, Housing Law, Human Rights and Social Justice, Immigration & Refugee Law and Lawyering: Theory, Skills and Ethics.

Qualifications

LLB (Hons) (Bristol, 1994), LLM (Essex, 1995), PhD (Leicester, 2007).    

Courses taught

Constitutional & Administrative Law, Housing Law, Human Rights and Social Justice, Immigration & Refugee Law and Lawyering: Theory, Skills and Ethics.    

Honours and awards

Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, 2007. 

Membership of external committees

2000 – May 2012: member, management committee of the Park Lodge Project, a charity providing supported housing for homeless young people. Current: No 

Membership of professional associations and societies

Member, Socio-Legal Studies Association and Society of Legal Scholars (since the early 2000s).    

Conference attendance

I presented papers at the following conferences:

  • “Values, Reflection and Moral Courage: a workshop on preparing for professional virtue” (with Nigel Duncan of City University) workshop for the annual conference of the Association of Law Teachers, Cardiff, April 2011
  • “Teaching Legal Ethics” presented at the annual conference of the Society of Legal Scholars, Southampton University, September 2010

Current research students

I am supervising two research students. I am a second supervisor for both students.

Professional esteem indicators

I have occasionally peer reviewed journal articles for the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education and the Law Teacher.

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