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Kristina Swift

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria Law School

Kristina obtained an LLB (Hons) First Class from the University of Leicester and completed the Legal Practice Course with Distinction here at Northumbria University.  She undertook her training contract at Samuel Phillips and Co Solicitors in Newcastle. After qualifying as a solicitor in 1999 she worked in the firm’s litigation department.  In 2000 she joined Northumbria Law School.  She is now a senior lecturer.

 

 

Campus Address

Room 102, City Campus East 1



Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Gross negligence manslaughter: is prosecution of doctors always in the public interest and is specific prosecutorial guidance needed?, Swift, K. 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
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Law LLB (Hons) June 30 1996
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2014


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