Mark Hill
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Mark Hill QC is a leading barrister with Chambers in London and specializes in litigation concerning religious matters in the domestic courts in the United Kingdom and at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg: major cases include Eweida v. UK, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints v. UK (ECtHR), and Preston v. President of Methodist Church Conference (UK Supreme Court). He is an Honorary Professor at the Centre for Law and Religion, Cardiff University, Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria, and Ecumenical Fellow in Canon Law at the Venerable English College in Rome. He sits as a judge in secular courts and those of the Church of England, including the judicial office of Chancellor of Europe. He was President of the European Consortium for Church and State Research in 2012. He is Convenor of the United Kingdom Interfaith Legal Advisors Network and Consultant Editor of the Ecclesiastical Law Journal. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Oxford Journal for Law and Religion and the Revista General de Derecho Canónico y Derecho Eclesiástico del Estado.  His publications include Ecclesiastical Law (3rd ed., 2007); English Canon Law (1998); Religious Liberty and Human Rights (2002); Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law (2010); Religion and Law in the United Kingdom (2nd ed. 2014); and Religion and Discrimination Law in the European Union (2012). He is editing a major work, Magna Carta, Religion and the Rule of Law, to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2015 to mark its 800th anniversary.