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Professor Gwynn Davis

Professor Gwynn Davis

Professor Gwynn Davis

Emeritus Professor of Socio-Legal Studies

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Research summary

Socio-Legal Research in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Justice and the Legal Profession

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Gwynn Davis studied at Aberystwyth, Oxford, Edinburgh and Bristol. A former Probation Officer, he joined Bristol University in 1976 and moved to the Law Faculty in 1987. He was appointed Professor of Socio-Legal Studies in 1995. Following his retirement, he is now Honorary Senior Research Fellow.

Most of Gwynn's time has been devoted to research, and in particular to the conduct of externally funded projects which are broadly socio-legal in character. This work is in three broad areas: private family law - its practice and procedures, especially as these bear upon all forms of dispute resolution; criminal justice; and developments ...

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