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Bethany A'Court

Assistant Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

Bethany A’Court is a Solicitor Tutor within the Student Law Office. The law clinic offers legal advice and assistance to members of the public on a pro bono basis and she supervises students working on criminal cases. In addition to this, Bethany teaches on the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship, a professional programme jointly delivered by police officers from Northumbria Police and academic staff from Northumbria University.

Bethany also provides guidance and supervision for students completing their dissertations, is a personal tutor to a number of students and is the Deputy Programme Leader for the Legal Practice Course.

Bethany graduated from the MLaw (Exempting) course in June 2014 at Northumbria University. She worked at a firm in the South West, which specialises in Criminal Law, and qualified in 2018.

Bethany’s current research interests involve police training, youth justice and clinical legal education.

Bethany A'Court

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Is the 'Appropriate Adult' appropriate?, A'Court, B., McKeown, P. 25 Oct 2023, Human Rights and Legal Services for Children and Youth , Singapore, Springer
  • The Law in the Community Model of Clinical Legal Education: Assessing the Impact on Key Stakeholders, Bengtsson, L., A'Court, B. 10 Jul 2023, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • The Law in the Community Module at Northumbria University - Working in Partnership with Citizens Advice as an Effective Teaching Tool, Bengtsson, L., Thomson, C., A'Court, B. 22 Apr 2021, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • The role of lawyers in supporting young people in the criminal justice system: balancing economic survival and children’s rights, A'Court, B., Arthur, R. Oct 2020, In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law

  • Law MA September 10 2014
  • Solicitor Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) 2018


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