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Senior Lecturer Faculty of Business and Law, De Montfort University

Jeremy Robson is a senior lecturer and barrister. He specialises in criminal litigation and studying the teaching and practice of advocacy.

In 2011, Jeremy was appointed the course leader of the LLM in Advocacy Skills, a bespoke course commissioned by the Attorney General of Malaysia. This was the first LLM in Advocacy to be awarded outside of the USA and combines intense practical training with research into the theories of advocacy.

In 2013 Jeremy launched the International Advocacy Teaching Conference, the first event to bring together lawyers, judges and academics from around the world to discuss maintaining standards in advocacy. He teaches on a variety of practitioner and academic courses.

Jeremy’s research interests are advocacy, criminal law, procedure and evidence, miscarriages of justice, and the legal profession. He has a particular interests on the wearing of the Niqab in court proceedings, identification evidence and the use of language in court.


  • 2018–present
    Senior lecturer, De Montfort University
  • 2015–2018
    Principal Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University
  • 2008–2015
    Senior lecturer, Nottingham Trent University
  • 2004–2008
    Barrister, KCH Garden Square Chambers
  • 2000–2004
    Barrister, New Walk Chamberss


  • 2015 
    Nottingham Trent University, LLM in Legal Practice
  • 2011 
    Nottingham Trent University, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education
  • 1999 
    Inns of Court School of Law, Bar Vocational Course
  • 1998 
    University of East Anglia, LLB (Hons) Law


  • 2017
    A Fair hearing? The use of voice identifiction parades in criminal investigations in England and Wales, Criminal Law Review
  • 2016
    The veiled lodger - a reflection on the status of R v D, Nottingham Law Review
  • 2016
    The Niqab and the Myth of Pinocchio's Nose: Is the Niqaab an Impediment to Fact Finidng in an adversarial trial? An analysis of R v D, Oxford Journal of Law and Religion
  • 2012
    Caging the green-eyed monter - restrictions on the use of sexual infidlity as a defence to murder, Nottingham Law Journal