Amber Pugh

School of Law

Amber joined LJMU’s Law School in March 2022. She teaches Medical Law and Ethics, Tort Law, Contract Law, and Criminal Law. Prior to joining LJMU, Amber was a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Liverpool, where she taught Tort Law, Medical Law and Ethics I, and Criminal Law.

Amber’s research interests cover mental capacity law and policy, tort law, healthcare law, and critical disability studies. She is currently in the final stages of her PhD, which examines the balance between empowerment and protection in mental capacity law, with a particular focus on decision-making around sex and contraception. Amber has spoken on her research at international conferences, and is currently in the process of developing key aspects of her thesis into publications.

Degrees

2016, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, LL.M
2015, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, LL.B

Academic appointments

Lecturer in Law, Liverpool John Moores University, 2022 - present
Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool, 2016 - 2021

Journal article

Pugh A. 2019. EMERGENCIES AND EQUIVOCALITY UNDER THE INHERENT JURISDICTION: A LOCAL AUTHORITY v BF [2018] EWCA CIV 2962 AND SOUTHEND-ON-SEA BOROUGH COUNCIL v MEYERS [2019] EWHC 399 (FAM) MEDICAL LAW REVIEW, 27 :675-686 DOI Author Url

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