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Michelle Robson

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria Law School

Michelle Robson is a Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University.  She graduated from Lancaster University with an LLB (Hons) degree in law and worked in a leading law firm prior to joining Northumbria Law School in 1992. She teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, focusing on her specialist subject of medical law and clinical negligence. Michelle has been responsible for the design, development, enhancement and delivery of several modules in this area. Since 2000 she has been the Programme Leader for the PG Cert/ PGDip/LLM Medical Law Programme and she is also the Module Tutor for Medical Law on the M Law/LLB (Hons) and LLB (OL) programmes.

Michelle is a Council Member of the North of England Medico-Legal Society and a founding member of the University of Northumbria Medical and Mental Health Law Research Interest Group (MELRIG).

Michelle Robson

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Room 102, City Campus East 1

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Doctors are aggrieved – should they be? Gross negligence manslaughter and the culpable doctor, Robson, M., Maskill, J., Brookbanks, W. Aug 2020, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Risk disclosure, causation and the role of Chester, Robson, M., Swift, K. 23 Dec 2019, In: Journal of Professional Negligence
  • An interactive model for delivery of a distance learning LLM programme using the eXe learning tool - our journey, Macfarlane, A., Robson, M. 7 Apr 2017, SLSA Annual Conference
  • Law Express: Question and Answer Medical Law, Robson, M., Swift, K., Kingston, H., Fyall, C. 3 Aug 2015
  • Why doctors need not fear prosecution for gender-related abortions, Swift, K., Robson, M. 1 Aug 2012, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Civil Evidence Act 1995, Stockdale, M., Robson, M., McAlhone, C. 1997


  • Law LLB (Hons) July 01 1998
  • PGCE June 30 1993
  • Solicitor Law Society 1992

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