Professor Anne-Maree Farrell

Professor of Health and Medical Law

School of Law

Professor Farrell’s research expertise lies generally in health and medical law and ethics.

Professor Farrell’s area of research expertise is health law, health politics, medical law and ethics. She is particularly interested in regulation and politics of managing public health risks; medical malpractice and patient safety; doctor-patient relations; law and ethics issues involving human bodies and human issue. With colleagues, she has published books including Health Law: Frameworks and Context and Organ Shortage: Ethics Law and Pragmatism with Cambridge University Press; and European Law and New Health Technologies with Oxford University Press. She previously worked as a litigation lawyer in Ireland and Australia specialising in mass torts, clinical negligence and product liability focused on harm suffered by patients in healthcare settings.

Areas of Expertise

Health law, Medical law, Medical ethics, Health politics, Regulation of human tissue, Organ donation and transplantation, Blood donation, Regulation of public health risks, Clinical negligence, No fault compensation for medical injury

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