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Andrew Ashworth CBE QC (Hon) is the Vinerian Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford, a Fellow of All Souls College, and Chairman of the Sentencing Advisory Panel. He gained his LLB in 1968 from the London School of Economics, a BCL from Oxford in 1970, and a PhD in 1973 from the University of Manchester.[1]

Ashworth was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2009 Birthday Honours.[2]



He has written extensively on English criminal law, at one stage working as Editor at the Criminal Law Review.[1]


Ashworth teaches courses on the Bachelor of Civil Law course.[3] He has also supervised research students on Oxford's various legal research courses.[4]

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Preceded by
Guenter Treitel
Vinerian Professor of English Law
Succeeded by


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