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Hill Qc, Professor Mark

Kings College London
United Kingdom


"Professor Mark Hill QC was an undergraduate at King's College London from 1983 to 1986 obtaining an LLB and AKC and was appointed Visiting Professor at the Dickson Poon School of Law in 2016. He is also an Associate Professor at the Centre for Law and Religion, Cardiff University; the University of Pretoria; and Notre Dame University, Sydney. Mark maintains a busy practice at the Bar, and has been involved in litigation in the UK and US Supreme Courts and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. Recent cases of note include Eweida v UK (ECtHR, 2014) and Re Termination of Pregnancy in Northern Ireland (UKSC, 2017). He is Consultant Editor of the Ecclesiastical Law Journal, and a member of the editorial board of the Oxford Journal for Law and Religion and the Revista General de Derecho Canónico y Derecho Eclesiástico del Estado. Mark is a Recorder of the Crown Court, Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal and Chancellor of the Dioceses of Chichester, Leeds, and Europe. In 2012 he was elected President of the European Consortium for Church and State Research. He currently serves as Chairman of the Ecclesiastical Law Society and Vice-President of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies. "  

Research Interest

"Christianity and Criminal Law: An Introduction (Forthcoming, 2019) Ecclesiastical Law (Fourth edition, forthcoming 2018) Great Christian Jurists in English History (2017) The Confluence of Law and Religion (2016) Magna Carta, Religion and the Rule of Law (2015) Religion and Law in the United Kingdom (2014) Religion and Discrimination Law in the European Union (2012) Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law (2010) Religious Liberty and Human Rights (2002)"  

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