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Lecturer in Medical Law, Nottingham Trent University

Morgan Shimwell is a Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Law School. His role involves teaching undergraduate students and is the co-module leader of the first year module Public Law and Research Skills. Morgan also acts as a personal and academic tutor, currently for two groups of first year students on the LLB (Hons) Law and LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology courses.

Morgan supervises a number of Independent Research Projects and dissertations at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, primarily in the field of Medical Law and Ethics and Intellectual Property Law. Recent projects have focused on the debate over legalising assisted suicide in the UK, the right to ‘die with dignity’, access to patented medicines and the prohibition on patenting methods of medical treatment and diagnosis.

Morgan is also the Academic Admissions Assessor for the undergraduate law programmes.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Medical Law, Nottingham Trent University


  • 2013 
    University of Sheffield, LLM European Health Law and Policy