Name: Paul McKeown
Professional Title: Solicitor and Senior Lecturer in Law
Affiliation: Northumbria University
Country: United Kingdom
Title of Presentation: Marketing Pro Bono Work to Law Students
Short Bio: Paul McKeown is a solicitor and senior lecturer at Northumbria University, UK. He is a clinician within Northumbria University’s award winning Student Law Office and practises in the areas of Employment Law, Housing Law and Civil Litigation.
Paul qualified as a solicitor in September 2005. Prior to joining Northumbria University he worked primarily in publicly funded legal work, initially at Carlisle Community Law Centre and then at Gateshead Law Centre.
Paul is a board member of the European Network of Clinical Legal Education. He is also active in promoting issues regarding access to justice, sitting as a trustee on the North East Legal Support Trust. His research interests include the motivations and attitudes of various individuals and bodies to undertake pro bono work.