Lucy Blackburn

Lecturer in Law, LPC LLM Course Leader

Lancashire Law School

Harris Building, HB 151

+44 (0) 1772 89 2790

Lucy is a Lecturer within the Law School, Course Leader for the LPC LLM and a member of the employability team.

Full Profile

Lucy graduated from the University of Leicester with an honours degree in Law and completed her LLM and Legal Practice Course with the Lancashire Law School. Lucy is a qualified solicitor and prior to joining Lancashire Law School, she was a practicing solicitor specialising in all aspects of Commercial Property.

Lucy teaches on both the undergraduate degree and the LPC LLM; her areas of expertise include all areas of Property and Land Law, Clinical Legal Education and Employability. She is also an advisor within the Law School Free Law Clinic.

Lucy’s research interests are centred around clinical legal education and university law clinics. In 2016 she organised a national conference on this topic attended by delegates from over 25 universities. She has also given various conference papers on this topic.


  • University Certificate HE Teaching Toolkit, UCLan, 2016
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, 2007
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, UCLan, 2005
  • LLM, International Business Law, UCLan, 2004
  • LLB (Hons), Law, University of Leicester, 2003


External Activities

Member of the Law Society of England and Wales

Membership of professional and learned bodies

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Association of Law Teachers
  • Associate of the Higher Education Academy

RESEARCH Activities

Lucy is currently undertaking a Professional Doctorate in Legal Practice. The central theme of her doctorate is Clinical Legal Education and Law Clinics.

Teaching activities and responsibilities


LW1101: Lawyer Skills and Personal Development (Module Tutor)
LW3505: Land Law (Module Tutor)
LW3036: Law Clinic (Module Leader)


LA4150: Property Law and Practice (Module Tutor)
LA4156: Commercial Property (Module Tutor)

Supervisor for LPC LLM Projects


‘Why should the participation in clinics be referred to as risky? Given the state of flux in legal training in England and Wales, is this a risk that needs to be taken?’ (with V Ivins), IJCLE/ACCLE Conference, University of Toronto, 10 July 2016

‘Using clinical teaching techniques to enhance student employability’ Teaching and Learning Conference, UCLan, 23 June 2016

‘Does the requirement for a PhD spell the end for Clinical Legal Education?’ CLEO Conference, Lancashire Law School, 1 June 2016