UCL Judicial Institute


Maria Diaz

Judicial Institute Manager

Maria Diaz

Maria Diaz is the Manager of the UCL Judicial Institute and is responsible for the overall running of the centre in close consultation with the Directors.

Maria joined the UCL Judicial Institute in 2013 following a 10-year career in the civil service, working in the courts and judiciary.

She joined the Lord Chancellors Department in 2003 working at the Office of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) as a pre-trial clerk. In 2006 she joined the Court Service in the Listings and Jury Bailiffs department at the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey). In 2008 she became a Court Clerk and then the Jury Manager of the Old Bailey, also serving on the Jury Manager’s Advisory Group (JMAG) for England and Wales.