Promoting medico-legal knowledge in all its aspects

PROGRAMME for 2024-2025


but meetings will also be relayed via Zoom and recordings made available

Date Name Subject
10th October 2024 Dr Sarah Galbraith Presidential Address – A Military Medico Legal Medley
14th November 2024 Dr Joe Brierley, Consultant Critical Care & Director of Paediatric Bioethics How disagreements in the care of critically ill children, including the courts, have developed over time
12th December 2024 Dr Georgia Richards, Epidemiologist and Health Scientist DPhil (Oxon)  BSc(Hons) Tracking coroner reports to inform public health and patient safety
9th January 2025 Mr Angus Moon KC, Serjeants’ Inn Chambers Significant Legal Developments regarding the Court of Protection’s Jurisprudence
13th February 2025 Dr Michael Biggs B.A. Hons (Victoria University of Wellington), Ph.D. (Harvard)
Associate Professor of Sociology and Fellow of St Cross College, University of Oxford
Evidence for and History of Puberty Suppression as a Treatment for children presenting with Gender Dysphoria
13th March 2025 Ms Caroline Harrison KC Material Contribution Causation in Medical Claims
10th April 2025 Dr Tim Exworthy, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist MBBS, LLM, FRCPSYCH DFP Toxic Cultures and Abuse in Secure Mental Health Facilities
8th May 2025 Professor Richard Shepherd, Consultant Forensic Pathologist, BSc, MB, BS, DMJ, FRCPath, FFFLM Unnatural Deaths
12th June 2025 Antonia Cronin FRCP, Consultant Nephrologist, Guy’s & St Thomas’s Hospital The ethical and legal landscape of transplantation: Why access to more and better transplants matters
19th June 2025 Annual Dinner Speakers and location to be advised


Membership is open to anyone interested in Medico-Legal matters. For membership details, see here. Students are welcome and may join at a reduced subscription.

With the exception of the Annual Dinner, or unless otherwise stated, all meetings take place at 7 pm at:

The Medical Society of London
Lettsom House
11 Chandos Street
Cavendish Square

See below for a map.

Meetings are followed by a drinks reception.

If you have any queries, please contact us.