School of Law and Social Science
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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. Shortly after completing her training contract, Zanele returned to her studies and commenced the LLM in Legal Practice and on completing this course she joined the School of Law and Social Science as a Lecturer in September 2015. She is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Liverpool on the subject of “Same-Sex marriage in sub-Saharan Africa: the barriers to the realisation of marriage equality”.
Her key interest is in the regulation of relationships, in particular same-sex relationships. She primarily teaches family law, however she also teaches across a wide range of subjects and programmes including the undergraduate degree courses, postgraduate Legal Practice Course and Professional Skills Courses.
Nyoni, Zanele (2019) Cohabitation laws: Where do we go from here? In: Family Law and Family Realities: The 16th International Society of Family Law World Conference Book, Eleven International Publishing.