Alison Turnbull

Alison Turnbull

Senior Fellow and Programme Director BA Legal Studies

School of Law
Email:
alison.turnbull@bcu.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)121 331 6289
Biography

Alison completed her first degree at the University of Leicester and went on to qualify as a solicitor in private practice, working with the firm Eversheds. She joined Birmingham City University in 1989.

In the past, Alison has taught on the LLB, GDL and LPC programmes of study. Currently, she works part-time and concentrate on teaching around civil law in the form of the Law of Tort on the LLB undergraduate programme, together with the skills and employability module Professional Skills and Practice which she leads. Alison is also currently part way through a doctoral programme at the University of Nottingham where she is researching into emotional intelligence and assessment feedback in higher education.

Areas of Expertise
  • Tort Law

  • Legal Skills

Qualifications
  • LLB
  • LLM
  • Solicitor
  • Senior Teaching Fellow HEA
Memberships

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Teaching
  • Tort Law
  • Professional Skills and Practice
Research
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Assessment feedback in higher education
Publications

Examples of her work include: Vicarious Liability 1992 Legal, Executives Journal 1992.