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Lecturer in law, University of Sussex

Jo Wilding is a lecturer in law at the University of Sussex. She is Principal Investigator on an ESRC-funded New Investigator Grant researching demand and provision of social welfare and immigration legal advice (SWILAmap). Her previous research has focused on access to immigration legal advice including projects commissioned or funded by the Welsh Government, East of England Local Government Association, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Justice Together Initiative, Refugee Action, Community Justice Fund and more. Her book, 'The Legal Aid Market' was published by Bristol Policy Press in 2021.

She was previously a barrister at Garden Court Chambers in London, and is a member of the Bar Council's research peer review panel.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, University of Brighton