Gregory Smith

What Greg can do for you

Greg graduated from the University of Warwick in 2004 with a BSc in Psychology. He then spent over a decade working for the Royal College of Psychiatrists, culminating in several years as an Analyst in the Policy Unit. As well as successfully leading on various policy areas, he co-authored the final report of the independent Commission on Acute Adult Psychiatric Care.

Gregory is a keen writer and has been published in The Guardian, The British Journal of Hospital Medicine and The Lancet. He is a member of the Law Society’s Junior Lawyers Division Executive Committee, where he has written consultation responses which have influenced national policy. Gregory has guest-lectured postgraduate students at UCL about the relationship between public policy and research, and spoke at the 2016 RCPsych International Congress about mental health policy development.

He has been a trainee solicitor at Hempsons since September 2017.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (2:1) – 2004
  • MA Contemporary History and Politics (Commendation) – 2008
  • PGDip Management (Distinction) – 2009
  • LLM Law and Political Justice (Distinction) – 2012
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation) – 2015
  • LLM/LPC Professional Legal Practice (Distinction) – 2017

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