Principal Lecturer, City, University of London

Marcus joined The City Law School (formerly the Inns of Court School of Law) in 1994. He teaches civil and criminal advocacy skills, conference skills and commercial law. He has a special interest in the critical study of courtroom advocacy and co-ordinates the Advocacy module on the LLM in Criminal Litigation.

He has experience in practice of the magistrates' and Crown courts and is approved as a BPTC advocacy tutor by the Advocacy Training Council.

Marcus has delivered witness familiarisation to a wide range of expert witnesses including psychiatrists, accountants, surgeons and occupational therapists as well as witnesses of fact, and offered courtroom skills training to the Serious Fraud Office and several police forces.

Marcus has achieved a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2003 (Open University). This programme accredits him to the Staff and Education Development Association (SEDA) and is accredited by the Institute for Learning and Teaching (ILT). He has a particular interest in distance and online teaching and learning and is a Teaching Fellow at City University London.

Marcus is the author of Conference Skills Manual (OUP) and has published several articles and conference papers on advocacy and legal vocational education.

Experience

  • –present
    Principal Lecturer, City University London