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About me

Marc Mason BSc (Hons), MSc, MBPsS, Barrister, FHEA joined Westminster Law School in 2013 following a period of practice as a Family Law Barrister specialising in child protection. Marc has studied both law and psychology at postgraduate level and has held research posts at UCL and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. He has worked on research projects funded by the Ministry of Justice, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and the Nuffield Foundation. 

His current research looks at the regulation of the legal profession and legal service markets, with a focus on the Bar of England and Wales. He is also currently looking at the experiences of LGBT+ barristers. 

Marc teaches and practices from the Student Law Clinic, and also teaches Family Law, Public Law and Child Protection.

Teaching

On the LLB - Public Law, Family Law, Child Protection (Module Leader), Law and Mental Health, Legal Profession and Legal Services

On the Solicitors Exempting Degree - Clinical Legal Practice

On the LPC - Clinical elective

Faculty Elective - Sexual History of London

Appointments can be booked online here.

Research

  • Legal Profession
  • Barristers 
  • Regulation
  • LGBT+ studies / Queer Studies / Gender and Sexuality 
  • Equality and Diversity in the legal profession
  • Legal Education
  • ADR and Mediation (including Online Dispute Resolution) 

Marc would consider supervising research students in any of the above areas

Publications

For details of all my research outputs, visit my WestminsterResearch profile.