Zanele Nyoni

Lecturer in Law

Lancashire Law School

Harris Building, HB12

Zanele Nyoni is a qualified solicitor with varied experience in family law, clinical negligence, mental health, crime, and compensation for child abuse victims.;

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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?’

Experience and Qualifications

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, 2015
  • LLM in Legal Practice, Nottingham Trent University, 2015
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, BPP, 2014
  • LLB (Hons), Leeds Metropolitan University, 2009

Membership of professional and learned bodies

  • Law Society