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Gillian Douglas
Dean | King's College London

Gillian Douglas is Executive Dean and Professor of Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London. She was previously Professor of Law at Cardiff Law School. She obtained her LLB at Manchester University and her LLM at London University (the London School of Economics) and was awarded the degree of LLD (Doctor of Laws) by Cardiff University in 2011. She previously taught at the University of Bristol and was a Visiting Teaching Fellow at the National University of Singapore. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She sat on the AHRC's Block Grant Panel in 2009 and was a member of the AHRC Peer Review College from 2004 to 2013, latterly serving on its Strategic Reviewers Group. She is a former member of the Research Awards Advisory Committee of the Leverhulme Trust. She was elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in 2012 and appointed to the Welsh Advisory Committee of the Law Commission in 2013. She is also Chair of the Law Sub-Panel for the next research assessment exercise, REF 2014. In 2015, she took up a 2-year Major Research Fellowship funded by the Leverhulme Trust to pursue a study of obligation and commitment in Family Law.

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Gillian Douglas
Dean | King's College London

Gillian Douglas is Executive Dean and Professor of Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London. She was previously Professor of Law at Cardiff Law School. She obtained her LLB at Manchester University and her LLM at London University (the London School of Economics) and was awarded the degree of LLD (Doctor of Laws) by Cardiff University in 2011. She previously taught at the University of Bristol and was a Visiting Teaching Fellow at the National University of Singapore. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She sat on the AHRC's Block Grant Panel in 2009 and was a member of the AHRC Peer Review College from 2004 to 2013, latterly serving on its Strategic Reviewers Group. She is a former member of the Research Awards Advisory Committee of the Leverhulme Trust. She was elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in 2012 and appointed to the Welsh Advisory Committee of the Law Commission in 2013. She is also Chair of the Law Sub-Panel for the next research assessment exercise, REF 2014. In 2015, she took up a 2-year Major Research Fellowship funded by the Leverhulme Trust to pursue a study of obligation and commitment in Family Law.

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