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Rebecca Crump

Rebecca Crump

Senior Lecturer in Law

School of Law and Politics

+44 29208 76485
Law Building, Room 3.44, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3AX


I am the Director of Learning and Teaching for CPLS and the course leader for the Graduate Diploma in Law. I am also the subject lead on the Criminal Litigation and Advocacy modules on the LPC and Criminal Law on the Gradulate Diploma in Law. I also teach Trial Advocacy and Conference Skills on the Bar Training Course. 

I graduated from the University of Westminster in 2000 and trained as a solicitor with leading London criminal defence firm, Sonn Macmillan Walker qualifiying in 2004. I continued to practise as a Criminal Defence Solicitor, conducting cases at the most serious level, until 2020.

My external commitments include appointment as an external examiner at the University of the West of England (2015-2019), BPP University (2018-2022) and currently at King College London. I work as a question writer, standard setter and examiner for the Bar Standards Board and an assessor for CILEX. I am a member of the Law Society's Criminal Law Commitee. 

I am the author of Oxford University Press's SQE textbook 'Criminal Law and Practice', which is currently in its third edition. The text is one of a series of textbooks to prepare candidates for Part 1 of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE).