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Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board helps to guide future development of the Law School’s priorities.

For the development of our Law School's priorities

We work closely with our Advisory Board and benefit from the wide range of experience and skills of its Members.  

Members of the Board align with key areas of strategy and development within the Law School. They advise, and where appropriate assist, with the development of the School’s strategic initiatives. Current areas of focus include: 

Current membership of the board

Mr Andrew Carnegie, Advisory Board Chair, Clifford Chance (Partner) 

Mr Mike Barton, (previously Chief Constable of Durham) 

Ms Tara Burrows, DRS (Executive Consultant) 

Ms Martha Carr, Womble Bond Dickinson (Solicitor) 

Mr Martin Coombes, Gibson Dunn (Associate Attorney) 

Mr John Cooper, QC 25 Bedford Road

Mr Simon Gault, Barrister, Arbitrator and Mediator and Visiting Professor Newcastle Law School

Mr Adam Heather, DWF (head of Real Estate and Executive Partner) 

Ms Helen Marr, Womble Bond Dickinson (Early Talent Development Manager)  

The Honourable Mr Justice Nicklin 

Ms Jessica Randell, Barrister 39 Park Square 

Emily Radford, Social Worker Gateshead Council 

Mr Nitin Shukla, Policy Performance and Scrutiny Officer at Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Northumbria 

Mrs Gillian Tiplady, Solicitor, Director GJN Travel Ltd. (Formerly of Hays Travel, and Newcastle Building Society)  


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