Senior Lecturer in Law, Deakin University

Dr Neera Bhatia is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Deakin University. She has previously held the role of Director of Research in the Deakin Law School. She holds an LLB (Hons), Masters in Law (UK) and a Doctorate in Law from Deakin University. She is the author of 'Critically impaired infants and end of life decision making: Resource allocation and difficult decisions' published by Routledge Cavendish (UK). Her research interests are in the area of health law, more specifically - end of life decision making and global health issues concerning infants and children. She also publishes on topics concerning organ donation and euthanasia and has recently become interested in the issue of cryonics.


  • 2016–present
    Senior lecturer, Deakin, Law School
  • 2016–2017
    Director of Research , Deakin, Law School
  • 2012–2015
    Lecturer, Deakin, Law School


  • 2015 
    Deakin University, Grad Cert Higher Education
  • 2014 
    Deakin University, PhD
  • 2003 
    Wolverhampton University, LLM
  • 2001 
    Wolverhampton University, LLB (Hons)

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Assocation of Bioethics and Health Law
  • Society of Legal Scholars

Research Areas

  • Law (1801)