Frances Ridout is a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London and leads on clinical legal education in the Law Department. She is a practising Barrister and the Director of the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre. She module convenes two clinical legal education modules and has a particular interest in the area of Street Law. Prior to working in higher education, Frances practiced at the self-employed criminal bar from 15 New Bridge Street Chambers. Frances has been a CLEO Trustee since 2018 and is part of the team of trustees working to ensure CLEO hosts an interesting and diverse range of events for its members.