Professor Carl Stychin, gender identity legal expert, to join IALS

Professor Carl Stychin has been appointed director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) and professor of law with effect from 1 January 2019. He will succeed Jules Winterton who has led the institute, a member of the School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London, for five years. Professor Stychin is currently professor of law at City, University of London, a position he will relinquish on 31 December 2018. Professor Stychin, who has an international reputation for his research on the legal construction and regulation of sexual and gender identities, has expressed his excitement at the prospect of leading the Institute. Read more