An employment lawyer at national law firm Irwin Mitchell has been appointed as an external member of the University of Essex Law School Advisory Board.
In this new role, Natalie Flynn, who graduated from the University’s School of Law in 2015, will work with the School to enhance the student curriculum. She will be actively engaged in a range of University activities including careers talks, attending annual lectures, and student mentoring activities, as well as offering support to the University’s student law societies.
Natalie, who regularly advises clients in the education sector and who is part of Irwin Mitchell’s Education sector group, said:
Expert Opinion“It’s a great honour to be appointed to the University’s School of Law Advisory Board. I thoroughly enjoyed studying law at the University of Essex and I am looking forward to giving something back to the students whilst also building stronger relationships between the University and Irwin Mitchell.” Natalie Flynn (nee Taylor) - Solicitor
Dr Matthew Stone, Head of the School of Law, said: “We are delighted to welcome Natalie back in her new role as a member of the Law School Advisory Board. As a solicitor with Irwin Mitchell and an Essex graduate, Natalie’s insight and experience will be of great value. We look forward to working with her in the future.”
The University of Essex was named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2018. It was gold rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017 and is in the top 25 for research quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.