Amanda Akhtar is a Senior Lecturer in the Law School and gained her LLB (Hons) (Leicester) in 1996, and her LLM with distinction, in Human Rights and Civil Liberties Law (Leicester) in 1997. Amanda teaches on the ‘Freedom of Religion and the Rights of Minorities in International Law’ on this programme. Amanda is also responsible for the ‘Civil Liberties in the Workplace’ and ‘Aspects of Discrimination in Business’ modules on the other LLM pathways. She has worked at De Montfort University since 1998. Her research interests centre around religion and law, with a particular focus on religious discrimination.