Centre Members

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Director of the Centre:

Professor Jean V. McHale

Professor of Health Care Law

Birmingham Law School

Professor Jean McHale researches and writes in the area of Health Care law. She is the Director of the Centre for Health Law, Science and Policy at Birmingham Law School. Her recent books include European Health Law: Themes and Implications with Hervey (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and Routledge Handbook on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Perspectives from Social ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6294
Email
j.v.mchale@bham.ac.uk

Centre Members:

Dr Madeleine Campbell

Dr Madeleine Campbell

Visiting Scholar

Birmingham Law School

Madeleine is a veterinary surgeon who is a specialist in Equine Reproduction, and the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow at the Royal Veterinary College. She is currently researching the ethics of assisted reproductive techniques in non-human mammals, and one of her Supervisors is Professor Marie Fox.

Mairead Enright

Mairead Enright

Senior Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Máiréad Enright joined Birmingham Law School in 2016. Her research is in feminist legal studies and law and religion. She is especially interested in how patriarchal legal and religious structures can be resisted and changed. Her research in this respect looks beyond traditional methods of law reform to consider illegality, protest, private litigation, and experimental legal ...

Laura Ford

Laura Ford

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Birmingham Law School

Title of thesis: Exempting the severely mentally ill from the death penalty in the United States of America

Supervisors: Dr Bharat Malkani and Professor Jean V. McHale

Professor Rosie Harding

Professor Rosie Harding

Professor of Law and Society

Birmingham Law School

Professor Rosie Harding's research explores the place of law in everyday life. Her primary interests are in family law, particularly the regulation and recognition of caring and intimate relationships. She uses social science methods including both qualitative and quantitative approaches to empirical research to investigate the place of law in everyday life, including everyday understandings of ...

Professor Robert Lee

Professor Robert Lee

Professor
Head of Birmingham Law School
CEPLER Director

Birmingham Law School

Professor Robert Lee is Head of the Law School and the Director of the Centre for Legal Education and Research  at the University of Birmingham. He has acted as specialist adviser to the European Parliament, the European Commission, the House of Commons and the National Assembly for Wales and has worked for the Department for the Environment in Northern Ireland (drafting ...

Jaime Lindsey

Jaime Lindsey

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Birmingham Law School

Title of thesis: Protecting vulnerable adults and promoting their autonomy: mental capacity law in practice

Supervisors: Dr Rosie Harding and Professor Marie Fox

Dr Claire McIvor

Dr Claire McIvor

Senior Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Dr Claire McIvor is a tort lawyer whose main research interests are: (i) liability for the acts of others (both vicarious and non-vicarious); (ii) public authority liability in negligence (particularly police liability), and more recently, (iii) legal applications of Epidemiology.

Dr Samantha Schnobel

Dr Samantha Schnobel

Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Samantha’s primary research interests lie in the fields of tort and property, specifically those areas which bear upon the construction of human and nonhuman health-related negligence claims. Samantha has recently completed her doctoral thesis entitled ‘The Object of Veterinary Care’, which addresses the professional negligence liability of veterinarians and the status of ...

Professor Heather Widdows

Professor Heather Widdows

John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics
Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research Impact

Department of Philosophy

Professor Heather Widdows is the John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics and the Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research Impact. In this role she seeks to support and extend the impact of Birmingham's research across policy, cultural and industrial sectors. Her track-record shows her commitment to public engagement and work with policy makers. As such she has served as a ...

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Dr Nicholas Braslavsky QC