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Zanele Nyoni-Wood

Senior Lecturer in Law, Solicitor
School of Justice


Zanele teaches across a wide range of subjects and programmes including the undergraduate degree courses, postgraduate Legal Practice Course and Professional Skills Courses. With a particular expertise in family law, Zanele's scholarship focuses on the regulation of relationships, in particular same-sex relationships and LGBT rights in sub-Saharan Africa. Zanele is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Liverpool on the subject of “Same-Sex marriage in sub-Saharan Africa: the barriers to the realisation of marriage equality”. Zanele is a qualified solicitor and supervises student work in the university Pro bono Law clinic. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.