UCL Faculty of Laws

Prof Alison Diduck

Prof Alison Diduck

Professor of Law

Faculty of Laws


Joined UCL
1st Sep 2003

Research summary

Alison’s research interests are in the field of Child and Family Law, Legal Theory, gender issues and feminist perspectives in law and Legal History. She is currently on the editorial board of  The International Journal of Law in Context and Social and Legal Studies.

Currently, Alison's main research areas are as follows:

Feminist perspectives on law's treatment of personal and social relationships;

Social and legal regulation of families and family obligations;

Teaching summary



University of Manitoba
First Degree, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) |
University of London
Other higher degree, Master of Laws | 1988
University of Manitoba
First Degree, Bachelor of Arts | 1979


Alison Diduck joined the Faculty in September 2003 from Brunel University and was promoted to Professor of Law in 2008. Previous to that, from 1989 - 1992, she was Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Manitoba in Canada and from 1984 to 1992 practised as Barrister and Solicitor in Winnipeg, Canada.