Peter Crisp, the Dean of BPP Law School, is joining its arch-competitor the University of Law.

Crisp resigned from BPP back in June, following a change in ownership of BPP and the subsequent resignation of much of the board. He is widely credited with having made BPP Law School the success that it is today. His successor, Andrew Chadwick, is very highly regarded but has some big shoes to fill.

And they've just got rather bigger now that Crisp has taken his size nines to ULaw. He will take up his post as Pro Vice Chancellor - External on 2nd January 2018, joining the executive management team and leading ULaw's business development and client relationship teams. Any way you look at it, it's a massive coup for ULaw and a serious embarrassment for BPP.

Crisp, who has grown a beard to add gravitas to his new academic status, said “this is a very exciting time for me to join ULaw, and I am very much looking forward to embracing the opportunities of the role as the University continues to go from strength to strength".


Vice-Chancellor & CEO Professor Andrea Nollent said “I am delighted to welcome Peter to the University of Law. The future changes to legal qualifications offer many opportunities for innovation and enhancement... This is a very important role for us in terms of external strategy and, with his extensive skills and experience, I look forward to Peter building further our reputation and success.”

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