Portrait of  Carol Cook Carol Cook

c.a.cook@hud.ac.uk | 01484 471018



Biography

Position: Principal Lecturer, The Law School
Qualifications: LLB, LLM, FHEA, Solicitor
 

Carol Cook returned to the University in November 2015, having previously been a member of the law school staff between 1995 and 2004.  Between 2004 and 2015, Carol has held posts at BPP College of Professional Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University (now Leeds Beckett University) and Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.  Between 2013-2015 Carol was the Manager, Quality and Standards, Education and Regulation, Solicitors Regulation Authority where she developed and implemented policy, regulation and operational processes to assure that SRA objectives were met in relation to the quality and standards of its legal education model. 

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2017

Cook, C (2017) ‘Zero-hours contracts - not always what they seemCILEX Journal , pp. 28-29. ISSN 2050-0580

Esteem

Law Society Equality and Diversity Committee – Member
Leeds Metropolitan University – teaching fellowship for excellence in teaching
Costs Lawyers Standards Board – Advisor.

Carol has held a number of external examiner and external adviser roles including Solicitors Regulation Authority appointed assessor for the Legal Practice Course and representative of the Joint Academic Stage Committe of the Bar and the Law Society

Carol represented the SRA on the development of the Law Subject Benchmark statement. She has alos held appointments trustee/director appointments for The Art House and NorthWest Playwrights.

Research Degree Supervision

  • Equality law
  • Law of regulation
  • Employment law
  • Legal education

Enterprise Activities

Carol has held a number of external examiner and external adviser roles including Solicitors Regulation Authority appointed assessor for the Legal Practice Course and representative of the Joint Academic Stage Committe of the Bar and the Law Society

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • Commercial Law and Practice
  • Business Law and Practice
  • Legal Advice Clinic – supervisor
  • Course Leader – Legal Practice Course