Staff profile

Liz Haysom

Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the LLM Legal Practice Course

Elizabeth Haysom at our One Friar Gate Square site.




College of Business, Law and Social Sciences


Derby Law School


One Friar Gate Square, Derby Campus



I am Programme Leader of the LLM Legal Practice Course and a Senior Lecturer in Law. I am a Qualified Solicitor, and I have recently moved out of private practice. I am also responsible on the LPC for teaching the Property Law and Practice module and I have taught this module and the Commercial Property modules since 2014.  I have over 30 years' experience as a qualified solicitor, having practised in large regional firms to small high street firm. 

Teaching responsibilities

Core Modules

Legal Skills modules 

Elective module

Professional interests

Research interests

My research intrest are around looking at the integration of the Legal Practice students into the workplace through real world learning. 

Membership of professional bodies


Experience in industry

I've worked in large regional firms to small high street practices for a variety of clients from PLC's to small business owners working in different capacities through the years from secretarial support, paralegal, legal executive, associate partner to owner and principal, having set up my own law firm in 2010.

I am delighted to have become part of the LPC team and to be able to bring my 30 years wealth of knowledge and experience in the legal world into academia.