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Since 2005 Vince has been employed full time as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Huddersfield. His academic role involves the strategic management of the LLB (Hons) by Distance Learning degree, year 1 tutor and the continuing development of innovative methods of e learning and delivery of law courses over the internet.

Employment History
Prior to becoming a legal academic, Vince practised as a solicitor for 7 years in a number of solicitors’ firms, both high street and city centre, eventually specialising in family law. Initailly he practised in most civil law disciplines but eventually his case load included; Divorce, Ancillary Relief, Injunctions, Private and Public Child matters. Vince’s academic role involves the strategic management of the LLB by Distance Learning course and the continuing development of innovative methods of delivery over the internet.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • UK Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Comparative Constitutional Law: Australia, Canada, US, Germany, and New Zealand in particular
  • Entrenchment and constitutional amendment procedures
  • Prerogative powers 
  • Sovereignty 
  • Parliamentary procedures and privilleges
  • Constitutional interpretation
  • Judicial review and constitutionalism 

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constitutional law Social Sciences
constitutional amendment Social Sciences
administrative law Social Sciences
constitutionalism Social Sciences
sovereignty Social Sciences
New Zealand Social Sciences
Canada Social Sciences
interpretation Social Sciences

Research Output 2016 2016

Six Good Reasons Why Judges should meet with Children in Appropriate Cases

Pescod, V., 2016, In : Family Law. 46, 9, p. 1152-1156 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities 2009 2014

Does the UK Need a Codified Constitution?

Vincent Pescod (Other)
31 Dec 2014

Activity: Other activity typesOther

E-Learning for Legal Professionals in the 'Virtual' Workplace: The Use of Authentic Activities

Vincent Pescod (Speaker), Emma Seagreaves (Speaker)
4 Jun 2009

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

Brexit Indicative Votes in Parliament

Vincent Pescod


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment