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Professor Andrew Francis

Manchester Metropolitan University

Professor Andrew Francis

Deputy Faculty Pro Vice- Chancellor and Dean of Law School

Andrew has been Head of Manchester Law School since 2019 and aslo has a role as one of the Deputy Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors in the Faculty of Business Law. Andrew, has since 2014, been an Associate Academic Fellow of Inner Temple.

Andrew’s area of experise lies very broadly in the regulation and organisation of the legal services market and has has published widely on disruptive change within the profession, legal ethics, legal education and access to justice issues. Equality and Diversity issues have been consistent themes within his work and some of his current areas of interest focus on disruptive potentail of legal technology to shape the way in which law firms are organised and deliver their services.