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Dr Rachel Pimm-Smith


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Rachel is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Exeter where she is a member of the teaching teams for Land Law and Criminal Law.

Prior to her appointment at Exeter, Rachel taught Family Law, Child Law, and Land Law at the University of Warwick. She completed her doctorate at Warwick Law School under the supervision of Professor Rebecca Probert and Dr Maebh Harding. Her thesis explored the origins of child protection laws in England and the basis on which parental rights were initially restricted during the nineteenth century. Her research was fully funded by Warwick Law School and she was awarded best poster prize by the Society for Legal Scholars conference in Oxford 2016.

Rachel holds a First Class Honours law degree from Warwick Law School and is a Queen Mother Scholar of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple Inn. She is also a member of the Society for Legal Scholars and the Socio-Legal Studies Association.  

Rachel's office hours are Thursdays 2pm to 4pm.



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