Nigel Firth

Nigel Firth

Associate Professor of Law (Education)

School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Nigel can be contacted through arrangement with our Press Office, to speak to the media on these areas of expertise.
  • Legal skills
  • Employability
  • Business law

Associate Professor


LLB (Hons) Sheffield. Ex solicitor at Brown Jacobson (Nottingham) and Dickinson Dees (Newcastle). Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent Law School for 14 years prior to moving to Plymouth University.

Roles on external bodies

Law School liaison representative with local legal profession. External Examiner.

Teaching interests

Legal Skills, Criminal Law, Business Law

Research interests

Employability, Pedagogy

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Childs P, Firth N & de Rijke H 2014 'The gap between law student career aspirations and employment opportunities' The Law Teacher 48, (1) 51-68 , DOI