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19th April, 2017

King’s College welcomes new Executive Dean


The Dickson Poon School of Law is delighted to welcome Professor Gillian Douglas as the new Executive Dean.

Professor Douglas, a specialist in family law, joins King’s College London from Cardiff University, where she served as Head of the School of Law between 2005-2010. She takes over from Professor Ben Bowling, who has been Acting Executive Dean of The Dickson Poon School of Law since February 2016. Professor Bowling will continue as part of the School’s Leadership Team as Deputy Executive Dean.


Upon taking up the role as Executive Dean of the School, Professor Douglas said:

‘I am immensely impressed by the dynamism of the School, and the imagination and innovation displayed in the many initiatives that are being taken forward…I want to express my thanks to Professor Ben Bowling for clearly having done a great job as Acting Executive Dean. I am very fortunate to be taking over from someone who has led the School with such skill and dedication.’

You can find out more about Professor Douglas on the Executive Dean webpage.

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