Jessica Gallagher

Senior professional

Jessica, having joined PGC Advocacy in 2020, is one of our Senior Professionals. She is substantively employed as an Associate Lecturer in Law at De Montfort Law School alongside our Founder and Managing Professional. Jess is currently undertaking doctoral studies on a PhD programme which is being Fully funded by a High-flyers Academic achievement award, including a research allowance. This is a mark of Jessica’s excellence.

She provides Tutoring in core LLB Areas as well as Criminology and Penology. She has a flair for individuality in academia and her proven academic success will make her the first choice for aspiring academics. Especially those on hybrid LL.B. (Law and Criminology pathways). Jessica’s wealth of penal experience and knowledge will serve her well as a Consultant in areas such as Prison Environments and Prison Reform.

You can see a list of Jessica’s notable achievements below;


  • PhD Self Harm and Self Inflicted Deaths In Custody – currently completing at De Monfort University

  • MSc Crime, Justice and Psychology – Merit at the University of Leicester
  • Law LL.B. (Hons) – First Class Honours at De Monfort University



  • Volunteer, Leicestershire Police Youth Commission


Outside of work Jessica is a keen cyclist and enjoys rides through the countryside.