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Leslie Moran LLB, MA (Socio-Legal Studies) (Sheff), PhD (Lancaster) Solicitor, is a Professor of Law. Professor Moran joined the School of Law in April 1998 and was Head of the Law School from 2002 to 2005.

He has been involved in various community and professional organisations. He has been Chairman and a member of the management committee of GALOP an LGBT anti-violence charity. He was also a member of the LGBT Advisory Group of the Metropolitan Police. He served as a member of the Law Society's Equality and Diversity Committee from 2006 to 2013.

He is currently a member of:

  • the committee of the Interlaw Diversity Forum for LGBT Networks;
  • the Equal Justices Initiative to monitor developments in judicial appointments in England and Wales;
  • JILC (Justice, Image, Language and Culture) Laboratory, University of Paris 8.

He has been Visiting Fellow in the:

  • Faculty of Law, University of Sydney
  • Stetson University, Florida
  • University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
  • Fisher Centre for the Study of Men and Women, Dept of Political Science, Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, N.Y.
  • Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • Departments of Criminology at Melbourne and Toronto Universities.
  • Faculty of Law, Waikato University, New Zealand.

He has also been a Research Fellow in the Institute of Women's Studies, Lancaster University, and a Visiting Professor at Paris 8 University in the English and Law Faculties (2010). He is currently an adjunct Professor at Shue Yuan University Hong Kong and an international consultant on an Australian Research Council Grant on Hate Crime awarded to Gail Mason, Faculty of Law, University of Sydney.