Position Description

The Allen & Overy Equality and Diversity Officer is a new post working on a range of projects relating to equality and diversity in the Faculty of Law. Key areas of responsibility are:

  • Supporting the Faculty’s Athena SWAN applications and action plans.
  • Managing other projects relating to race equality, disability, LGBTQ and other protected characteristics.
  • Secretarial support to the Faculty’s Equality and Diversity Committee and support for the work of the Associate Dean for Equality and Diversity.
  • Making applications for University funding for equality and diversity projects where appropriate.
  • Administering focus groups with staff and students to ascertain progress on equality and diversity and any on-going problems.
  • Producing internal communications and providing content for the Faculty website to promote the work of the Faculty in this area and managing the content of the Equality and Diversity microsite.
  • Organising events and training courses of relevance to equality and diversity in the Faculty (e.g., unconscious bias workshops, seminars on topics such as intersectionality, or diversity in the curriculum, and support meetings for students).
  • Helping to maintain and build upon the Faculty’s relationship with Allen & Overy, to support their understanding of the equality and diversity work of the Law Faculty.
  • Being a point of contact for students and staff, offering advice and assistance with matters relating to equality and diversity.
  • Ensuring timely and relevant communication of new initiatives and information relating to equality and diversity, through email newsletters, printed materials and events.

Enquiries about equality and diversity should be addressed to Clara at equalityanddiversity@law.ox.ac.uk.

Events organised by Clara Elod

Past events

15 Jun 2021

Tuesday - 2:00PM

Equality and Diversity Committee Meeting

Venue

Microsoft Teams

25 May 2021

Tuesday - 2:00PM

Equality and Diversity Committee Meeting

Venue

Microsoft Teams

09 Mar 2021

Tuesday - 2:00PM

Equality and Diversity Committee Meeting

Venue

Microsoft Teams

09 Feb 2021

Tuesday - 2:00PM

Equality and Diversity Committee Meeting

Venue

Microsoft Teams

04 Feb 2021

Thursday - 6:00PM

A Dutiful Boy: In conversation with Mohsin Zaidi

Speaker

Mohsin Zaidi

Speaker Affiliation

Barrister at 6KBW College Hill

Venue

Online

01 Dec 2020

Tuesday - 2:00PM

Equality and Diversity Committee Meeting

Venue

Online - Microsoft Teams

25 Nov 2020

Wednesday - 1:00PM

Decolonising British Immigration Law: Tracking Subjects, Citizens, Migrants and Deportees

Decolonising the Law Discussion Group

Speaker

Oluwaseun Matiluko

Speaker Affiliation

BCL student, Linacre College

Venue

Online - Zoom Meeting

04 Nov 2020

Wednesday - 6:30PM

Equality and Diversity Lecture 2020 - Critical Race Theory

Equality and Diversity Lecture Series

Speaker

Kendall Thomas

Speaker Affiliation

Nash Professor of Law, Columbia University

Venue

Zoom Webinar

03 Nov 2020

Tuesday - 2:00PM

Equality and Diversity Committee Meeting

Speaker

Equality and Diversity Committee

Venue

Online

28 Oct 2020

Wednesday - 1:30PM

Race Equality in Higher Education

Speaker

Dr Foluke Ifejola Adebisi, Professor Iyiola Solanke and Dr Machilu Zimba

Speaker Affiliation

University of Bristol, University of Leeds and University of Oxford

Venue

Online Webinar via Zoom

Research projects