Who we are and what we do:
The Legal & Governance Directorate is one of the School's groupings of Professional and Support Services and is headed by the Director of Legal & Governance, who reports to the COO.
As well as providing central management, guidance and co-ordination for the School’s activities, the Legal & Governance Directorate provides a number of central services in specialist areas: equality and diversity, governance, secretariat management and committees, as well as student grievance and disciplinary cases, Legal and Contracts, legal advice and Health and Safety.
Equality and Diversity:
The Diversity and Inclusion Manager provides advice and support on all equality issues, including those covered by legislation i.e. age, disability, ethnicity/race, gender, religion/faith/belief, sexual identity and sexual orientation. More about Equality and Diversity
This area, led by the Student Casework Manager, is concerned with guiding and assisting students and staff through the School's Student Complaints and Student Disciplinary procedures. It also ensures that SOAS complies with these procedures.