Director of Education and Student Experience
Telephone:020 7815 7310
School/Division:Law and Social Sciences / Law
Vanessa is the Director of Education and Student Experience of the School of Law and Social Sciences. Appointed in 2018, Vanessa was previously at St Mary’s University Twickenham where she was the Deputy Head of the School of Management and Social Sciences (2016-2018), Academic Director for Teaching and Learning (2015-2016), Law Programmes Director (2014-2016) and Law Lecturer (2009-2015).
Vanessa has extensive teaching experience in European Union Law, Business Law, Civil Litigation, Practical Legal Skills and English Legal System/Legal Method. She also is highly experienced in undergraduate and postgraduate course design including designing programmes to be delivered in collaboration with international higher education partners.
Prior to moving into Higher Education, Vanessa practised as a lawyer in both London and New York for 14 years specialising in international corporate finance and securities law.
Vanessa Beever is dual-qualified Solicitor and New York Attorney and is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the LLM in International Commercial and Trade Law, Fordham University, New York.
Vanessa has extensive teaching experience in European Union Law, Business Law, Civil Litigation, Practical Legal Skills and English Legal System/Legal Method.
- Member Association of Law Teachers (2012)
- Fellow, Higher Education Academy (2010)
- Solicitor, Senior Courts England and Wales (1991)
- New York Attorney, New York State Bar Association (1994)