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Biography

Jeffrey Wale entered legal practice in 1992, subsequently qualifying as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court and becoming an equity partner in the national firm of Berrymans Lace Mawer (BLM). He acted for insurers, professionals, public bodies and healthcare providers and his litigation practice covered occupational health/disease, abuse and education related claims. His appellate court experience included a successful claim in the European Court of Human Rights. Jeffrey started teaching in Higher Education in 2010, obtained his Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in 2013 and completed his doctorate in 2019. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Law and Assistant Editor of the BU Law Review.

Research

PHD thesis: Regulating Medical Decision-Making: A Qualitative Study of Fetal Reduction in Multiple Pregnancy (2019).

Jeffrey has ACORN funding for a research project addressing the regulation of human fertility and reproduction. He is also a member of the INFOSOC: Informational Rights and Wrongs project.

Journal Articles

Chapters

  • Brownsword, R. and Wale, J., 2018. Regulating in the Global Village: The Case of Non-Invasive Pre-Natal Tests. In: Symeonidou-Kastanidou, E., Kipouridou, K., Milapidou, M. and Vasileiou, M., eds. Medicine, Law and the Internet. Greece: Nomiki Bibliothiki S. A., XV-378.
  • Brownsword, R. and Wale, J., 2015. Compromise Medicalisation. In: Stanton, C., Devaney, S. and Farrell, A., eds. Pioneering Healthcare Law Essays in Honour of Margaret Brazier. Routledge.
  • Wale, J., Bruffell, M. and Neild, P., 2002. Occupational Health & Diseases. In: Bateman, M., ed. Tolley's Health & Safety at Work Handbook. St Ives, UK: Tolleys.

Conferences

  • Wale, J., 2019. Regulating medical decision-making: A qualitative study of fetal reduction in multiple pregnancy. In: Law in Context Early Career Workshop 2019 17-18 September 2019 University of Oxford, Wolfson College.
  • Wale, J., 2019. Delivering Patient Centred Care in a Rationed Market: An Impossible Dream? In: Healthcare Disparities: Disruptive Healthcare Technologies and the Patient 13-15 June 2019 University of Manchester.
  • Brownsword, R. and Wale, J., 2018. Regulating in the Global Village: The Case of Non-Invasive Pre-Natal Tests. In: Symeonidou-Kastanidou, E., Kipouridou, K., Milapidou, M. and Vasileiou, M., eds. 1st International Conference on “Medicine, Law and the Internet” 4-6 May 2017 Piraeus Bank Conference Centre, Thessaloniki, Greece. Greece: Nomiki Bibliothiki S. A.
  • Wale, J., 2018. Screening Human Life - The Legal and Ethical Implications of Non-invasive Prenatal Testing. In: Health: The Design, Planning and Politics of How and Where We Live 25-26 January 2018 UWE Bristol.
  • Wale, J., 2018. Regulating disruptive technology and informational interests in the arena of reproductive tests. In: TRILCON 2018 (Trust, Risk, Information and the Law) 25 April 2018 University of Winchester.
  • Wale, J., 2016. Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Public Provision, Lawful Purpose and Decision Making. In: Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: The Challenges for Public Health, Law & Ethics 20 July 2016 Bournemouth University.
  • Wale, J., 2016. Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Facilitating Autonomy or Complicating Decision making? In: Society for Medical Decision Making 16th Biennial European Conference 12-14 June 2016 London.
  • Wale, J. and Brownsword, R., 2015. Compromise Medicalisation. In: Stanton, C., Devaney, S., Farrell, A.M. and Mullock, A., eds. Pioneering Healthcare Law & Bioethics: Past, Present and Future Challenges? 4 December 2015 University of Manchester. Routledge.
  • Wale, J. and Brownsword, R., 2015. Crime, Compliance & Medical Exceptionalism. In: Stanton, C., Deavaney, S., Farrell, A. and Mullock, A., eds. Pioneering Healthcare Law 21 November 2014 University of Sheffield.
  • Wale, J., 2014. “Avoiding the battle or deliberately opaque? Fair labelling and accessible language in the abortion debate”. In: BU PGR Conference 2014 21-22 January 2014 Bournemouth University.

Internet Publications

Theses

  • Wale, J., 2019. Regulating medical decision-making: a qualitative study of fetal reduction in multiple pregnancy. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Media and Communication.

Posters

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Advocacy, Litigation and Practical Legal Research (LPC)/ Law of Obligations (GDL).

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Law of Obligations (LLB)

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • A multi stakeholder symposium exploring the proposed regulatory changes to legal education (29 November 2017).
  • Meeting with the Minister of State for Health and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Public Health and Innovation to discuss the ethical issues associated with non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) and the evaluative roll out of NIPT for Down’s, Edwards’ and Patau’s syndromes within the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (9 March 2017)
  • Bournemouth University Festival of Learning 2015: Can machines commit crimes? Do computers have legal rights? http://theconversation.com/robot-law-what-happens-if-intelligent-machines-commit-crimes-44058

Conference Presentations

  • Contemporary Issues in Fertility Control, The ethics of state sponsored and clinical promotion of long-acting reversible contraception, 13 Nov 2019, Bournemouth University
  • Law in Context Early Career Workshop 2019, Regulating medical decision-making: A qualitative study of fetal reduction in multiple pregnancy., 17 Sep 2019, University of Oxford, Wolfson College
  • Healthcare Disparities: Disruptive Healthcare Technologies and the Patient, Delivering Patient Centred Care in a Rationed Market: An Impossible Dream?, 13 Jun 2019, University of Manchester
  • TRILCon 2018, Regulating disruptive technology and informational interests in the arena of reproductive tests, 25 Apr 2018, University of Winchester
  • Health: The Design, Planning And Politics of How and Where We Live, Screening Human Life - The Legal And Ethical Implications of Non-invasive Prenatal Testing, 25 Jan 2018, UWE Bristol
  • Legal Education: The New Playing Field, Future Solicitor Qualification and the Challenges for Legal Education Providers, 29 Nov 2017, Bournemouth University
  • Medicine, Law And the Internet, Regulating in the Global Village: The Case of Non-Invasive Prenatal Tests, 04 May 2017, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Piraeus Bank Conference Centre
  • Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: The Challenges for Public Health, Law & Ethics, NIPT: Public Provision, Lawful Purpose and Decision Making, 20 Jul 2016, Bournemouth University
  • Society for Medical Decision Making 16 Biennial European Conference, Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Facilitating Autonomy or Complicating Decision making?, 12 Jun 2016, London
  • Pioneering Healthcare Law & Bioethics: Past, Present & Future Challenges?, Compromise Medicalisation, 04 Dec 2015, University of Manchester
  • Pioneering Healthcare Law Essays, Crime, Compliance & Medical Exceptionalism, 21 Nov 2014, University of Sheffield

Honours

  • ACORN Award (Bournemouth University, 2019)
  • Sally Kiff Prize for Human Rights Law (University of Southampton, Faculty of Law, 1991)

Memberships

  • Bournemouth University Law Review, Assistant Editor (2016-), https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/law-review/
  • Bournemouth University Research Ethics Committee, Member (2014-2019),
  • Society of Legal Scholars, Member (2014-), http://www.legalscholars.ac.uk/
  • Centre for Conflict, Rule of Law and Society, Member (2013-2019),
  • Higher Education Academy, Fellow (2013-),
  • Solicitor of Supreme Court of England & Wales, Solicitor (non practising) (1994-),

Networks

  • ReproLaw
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