Gillian Douglas

Gillian Douglas Professor
Cardiff Law School

Gillian Douglas is Professor of Law at the Cardiff Law School, UK. 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 will take up a two-year Major Research Fellowship funded by the Leverhulme Trust to pursue a study of obligation and commitment in Family Law.

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Continuing Evolution of Family Law, The

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Continuing Evolution of Family Law, The

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Child and Family Law Quarterly

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Child and Family Law Quarterly

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Articles by Author

Re J (Leave to Issue Application for Residence Order) - Recognising grandparents' concern or controlling their interference? [2003] CFLQ 103 23 SEP 2011

Re J (Leave to Issue Application for Residence Order) - Recognising grandparents' concern or controlling their interference? [2003] CFLQ 103

The Court of Appeal has rejected the view that it is necessary for an applicant to establish a...

Providing advice for lone parents: from parent to citizen? [2005] CFLQ 55 21 SEP 2011

Providing advice for lone parents: from parent to citizen? [2005] CFLQ 55

This article draws upon research exploring access to advice for lone parents. In it, we...

Cohabitation and intestacy: public opinion and law reform [2008] CFLQ 499 16 SEP 2011

Cohabitation and intestacy: public opinion and law reform [2008] CFLQ 499

In 2007, in its Final Report on the financial consequences of cohabitation, the Law...