The founder and creator of the Legal Ideas Factory is Professor Jill Marshall. We have in addition a small team of lawyers, academics and top students, and draw on leading guest editors and contributors who are leaders in their fields from universities, legal practice, journalism, industry, creative, religious, human rights and social enterprise organisations, and those involved in social activism. If you are interested in contributing, please contact us, we’d love to hear from you.

Jill is a Law Professor, and a Consultant solicitor at the highly regarded leading human rights law firm Bindmans LLP in London. She has over 25 years experience in the legal profession in London. She trained and worked in the City of London as a solicitor at top global law firms in the 1990s.

Academic work: Jill works in the School of Law at the University of London, Royal Holloway college. She also works for the University of London International Academy where she is the convenor and Chief examiner on the LLB undergraduate Jurisprudence module and for the LLM postgraduate module Human Rights of Women as the convenor and Chief examiner.

Her main areas of expertise are the international human rights of women, personal freedom and identity issues in law, especially privacy, expression, religious and gender identity.