Baroness Helena Ann Kennedy of The Shaws QC, HonFBA, HonFRSE

Principal, Mansfield College, University of Oxford.

Baroness Helena Kennedy is one of the UK’s most distinguished lawyers with over 40 years experience. She has championed law reform for women, especially in relation to sexual and domestic violence, and her campaigning has brought about significant change on equal opportunities within the legal profession. She became a member of the House of Lords in 1997 and is a former chair of the Human Genetics Commission which advises her Majesty’s Government on ethical, social and legal issues arising from developments in genetic science. Helena is a Principal of Mansfield College, University of Oxford and is an Honorary Fellow of the British Academy.

Elected

2014

Discipline

C2 Philosophy, Theology and Law

Fellowship type

Honorary Fellow