Mini Saxena

Key information

School of Law, Gender and Media PhD Student School of Law, Gender and Media Graduate Teaching Assistant
B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) (National Law University Delhi), LLM Law and Gender (SOAS), LLM (Harvard Law School)
Email address
Thesis title
Conditional sexual consent: Operationalizing the response to breaches of conditional consent in Indian law
Internal Supervisors
Dr Kanika Sharma & Dr Mayur Suresh


Mini has studied law and worked as a lawyer across multiple jurisdictions.

She obtained her first law degree from India, after which she started her career at a Magic Circle law firm in London, subsequently moving to a nonprofit in rural north India, and finally transitioning into academia by leading an empirical study on legal barriers to abortion. More recently, she has completed LLMs from SOAS and Harvard Law School.

She is currently pursuing her PhD at SOAS while also working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Her work focuses on the intersections of gender and the law, including areas such as feminist legal theory, sex equality, and gender identity, sexual orientation, and the law.

Research interests

Feminist legal theory(ies), sexual misconduct, intersectionality, legal anthropology