A University of Wolverhampton academic has been shortlisted for a legal award for her work in improving equality and diversity.

Metka Potočnik, Senior Lecturer in Law in the University of Wolverhampton Law School, has been nominated in the category of Legal Academic of the Year in The Inspirational Women in Law Awards 2021 organised by The Next 100 years – a new project dedicated to achieving equality for women in law.

A staple of the work of the First 100 Years, the Awards are now in their sixth year.