Anna Smajdor is Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Oslo. She has written on a wide variety of ethical issues in relation to medicine. From 2008 - 2016 she was lecturer in Medical Ethics at Norwich Medical School. She has many years' experience of serving on clinical ethics committees, and has worked as an ethics consultant for Norwich Community Health and Care NHS Trust.
Her books include: From IVF to Immortality: Controversy in the Era of Reproductive Technology (with Ruth Deech, OUP 2007).
Jonathan Herring is DW Wolfe-Clarendon Fellow in Law at Exeter College, Oxford University and Professor of Law at the Law Faculty, Oxford University. He has written on family law, medical law, criminal law and legal issues surrounding care and vulnerability. His books include: Medical Law and Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2020), 8th ed; Criminal Law: Text, Cases and Materials 10th ed (Oxford University Press, 2020); Law and the Relational Self Cambridge University Press, 2019); Family
Law 10th ed (Pearson, 2021); Vulnerable Adults and the Law (Oxford University Press, 2016); Caring and the Law (Hart, 2013); Older People in Law and Society (Oxford University Press 2009).
Robert Wheeler has been a Consultant Paediatric & Neonatal Surgeon in Southampton since 1994. His main surgical interest is in paediatric oncology, chairing the Surgical Section of the national Children's Cancer & Leukaemia Group (CCLG) until 2011. He a particular interest in the technicalities of tumour dissection. Mr Wheeler is an Intercollegiate Examiner in paediatric surgery, and a member of the Invited Review Mechanism of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Mr Wheeler is also an academic lawyer, specialising in clinical law, perhaps coining that phrase. An Honorary Senior lecturer at the University of Southampton since 2009, he in 2013 became the Director of the Department of Clinical Law at University Hospitals of Southampton, the first such department in the NHS: