Lancashire Law School
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Zanele Nyoni is a qualified solicitor whose main area of interest and research activity is in family law, in particular the regulation of relationships.
Zanele Nyoni qualified as a solicitor at a firm in West Yorkshire where she worked predominantly in family law, compensation for child abuse victims, clinical negligence and crime.
Shortly after completing her training contract, Zanele returned to her studies and commenced the LLM in Legal Practice with her project entitled “Litigants in Person in Private Family Law Proceedings: A Critical Analysis of the Effect of Non-Representation and the Impact of the Legal Aid Reforms”. On completing this course she joined Lancashire Law School as a Lecturer in September 2015.
Her key interest is in family, however she teaches across a wide range of subjects and programmes including the undergraduate degree courses, postgraduate Legal Practice Course and Professional Skills Courses.
Zanele had an article published on The Conversation in September 2017 about cohabitation agreements entitled ‘What is a cohabitation agreement and do I need one?’
Zanele had a further article published on The Conversation in July 2018 about the recent case surrounding ‘no fault divorce’, entitled ‘Unhappily married: it’s time to end the blame game and allow ‘no fault’ divorce’