Professor Ian Smith

Ian Smith is the Emeritus Professor of Employment Law at the University of East Anglia. He taught at the Universities of Canterbury, (Christchurch) and Exeter before coming to the Norwich Law School when it opened in 1977. He was called to the Bar (Gray's Inn) in 1972 and is a member of Devereux Chambers in the Middle Temple specialising in employment and industrial relations law. Ian is an editor of the key employment practitioners' bible Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law and he also writes the monthly bulletin for this.

His other titles include:

  • Contract Actions in Modern Employment Law (Butterworths London 2002) (with N Randall)
  • Halsbury's Laws of England (5th Edition), Vols 39, 40, 41, Title 'Employment' (2009)
  • Halsbury's Laws of England (5th Edition), Vol 97, Title 'Trade and Industry' (2010)

Practice areas


  • LLB, MA

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