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Maleiha Malik

Professor Maleiha Malik

Professor of Law

Research interests

  • Law


Maleiha Malik is a Professor in Law. She studied law at the University of London and University of Oxford. She is a barrister and a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn. Maleiha Malik’s research focuses on the theory and practice of discrimination law. She has written extensively on discrimination law, minority protection and feminist theory. She is the co-author of a leading text titled Discrimination Law: Theory and Practice which was published in 2008. She is, along with Dr Jon Wilson from the Department of History at KCL, the co-ordinator of the AHRC project on ‘Traditions in the Present’ which explores the relevance of 'tradition' in contemporary societies. Maleiha Malik's current research focuses on the intersection between sexual and cultural equality, and it explores the adjustments that may need to be made to feminist theory to accommodate increasing cultural pluralism. She teaches courses in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Discrimination Law and European Law to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Research interests

Maleiha Malik's research is concerned with anti-discrimination law. She has published articles, chapters and essays on the legal and policy issues in this area.

For more information on Professor Malik's research, visit our research portal.



  •  Anti-Discrimination Law
  •  Jurisprudence & Legal Theory
  •  European Law