Margot Brazier is Professor of Law at the University of Manchester and is one of the foremost medical Lawyers in the United Kingdom. She has an international reputation, not only for the quality of her legal scholarship but also for her role in medical science regulation. Her book Medicine, Patients and the Law is a major reference point in the field. Professor Brazier’s work has covered the understanding of the Regulation of medical practice and medical ethics; the Analysis of how ethical considerations can or should be reflected in Law and mutual rights and responsibilities of doctors and patients. In these three main areas her work has not only set the standard, but has also set the agenda. In addition to this she has been the Editor of Medical Law Review, the leading academic journal addressing healthcare law in the UK, since 2006 and has been a member of many major commissions and working groups. This has included Charing the Animal Procedures committee, the Retained Organs Commission and Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ working party on Critical Care Decision-Making in Foetal and Neonatal Medicine.
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Professor Margaret Brazier OBE QC FBA FMedSci
Professor of Law
University of Manchester
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