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Allison Wolfgarten

Visiting Lecturer

The City Law School, Professional Programmes

Contact Information


Visit Allison Wolfgarten

GIP221, The City Law School

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Joined The City Law School (formerly the Inns of Court School of Law) in 1996.

Allison's background is primarily university teaching. She was a lecturer at the University of Leeds and has both taught and studied law in the USA. She set up the journal "Education and the Law", now in its 15th year, published by Carfax.

Allison is the Admissions Co-ordinator for the BVC Course. She is the Opinion Writing Co-ordinator and teaches Opinion Writing and Drafting, Sale of Goods and Consumer Credit, and Civil Litigation and Advocacy. She is an IATC accredited advocacy trainer.

Allison will be an external examiner for a BVC provider from January 2004 and is an external examiner for a legal writing course set up at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.


LLB Leeds University
Barrister of the Middle Temple
Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
LLM Yale


Current employment

Visiting Lecturer, The City Law School; on both the BPTC and an LLM programme
Associate professor, the Law programme of Notre Dame University in London

Former Employment

Lecturer, The City Law School, 15 years
Lecturer, University of Leeds, 14 years

Other responsibilities and experience

Editor, the Oxford University Press, Opinion Writing and Case Preparation
3 years of teaching in US Law Schools.