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Chris Riley

Head of Clinical Provision

Chris is head of Clinical Provision at SHU Law and his role is to oversee all the applied learning clinics run by Sheffield Hallam University’s legal department.

He as worked at Sheffield Hallam University since 2007 and prior to this he spent several years working in the legal profession. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy awarded for having demonstrated excellence in innovative teaching methods, particularly in experiential learning.

He has received nominations for the UK’s Best Law Teacher Award, sponsored by LawCareers.Net. as well as nominations for Inspirational Teacher Awards since their inception at Sheffield Hallam University in 2011.

He currently oversees the Criminal Appeals Clinic and Prison Law Clinic, which both involve students working under supervision on real-life cases.


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