Caroline Strevens is Reader and Head of School of the Law School at the UNiversity of Portsmouth. Her academic career was preceded by a career in legal practice as a Solicitor. She joined the University of Portsmouth in 2001 to establish the suite of qualifying law degrees and to expand the LLM programmes. She was appointed the first Head of Department when the School of Law was formed in 2008.
Caroline continues to use her connections with legal practice to benefit the student experience and to ensure the curriculum remains current. Her experience and achievements have resulted in appointment as a representative for JASB and appointment by the QAA to the panel requested to review the Law Subject benchmark statement in June 2014. She is an active member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Law Teachers and Convenor of the Legal Education section for the Society of Legal Scholars and a member of their legal education sub committee.