Women in Law


There is a growing number of female law students. In the Law School there are now more women than men studying the subject, and many more going on to rise through the ranks to senior level positions in their careers. Last year we marked the 100th anniversary of some women getting the vote by celebrating our women in law - and our Gender and Law research team.

Athena SWAN Award

The Equality Challenge Unit's Athena SWAN Charter covers women, trans staff and students in relation to their progression into academia, their journey through career milestones and the environment in which they work.

Law School Blog

Read our academics’ blog posts on gender-related research

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