Personal profile


Alex is a Law PhD Candidate at the University of East Anglia (UEA). In his doctoral thesis, Alex explores the law on minors' consent and refusal of medical treatment. He was awarded a Faculty of Social Sciences Studentship for his PhD studies.

Alex was a research associate on Project ASSENT. It is a multi-disciplinary funded project from the Nuffield Foundation (circa £400,000) to investigate the development of an assent-based process for the inclusion of adults with impairments of capacity and/or communication in ethically-sound research. 

Academic Background

Medical Law MA (Distinction)

LLB Law (1st)

Key Research Interests

Alex's research focuses mainly on medical law, with a particular interest in minors' medical decision-making capacity. He also has an interest in the following areas: consent/refusal, (posthumous) assisted reproduction, mental capacity and best interests, and information disclosure.

Teaching Interests

Alex taught on the second-year core undergraduate law module: The Law of Tort (LAW-5016B). He has also taught on the third-year elective undergraduate law module: Law and Medicine (LAW-6016B).

Research Group or Lab Membership

Social Justice Research Group

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Laws, King's College London

23 Sep 20191 Sep 2020

Award Date: 1 Dec 2020

Bachelor of Laws, University of East Anglia

21 Sep 201515 Jun 2018

Award Date: 18 Jul 2018