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Master of Laws LLM Law by Distance Learning

Improve your career prospects by gaining a tailored Masters in LLM Law while remaining in full-time employment

Course start date: 13th September 2019 (Application deadline: 1st September 2019). Delivered by tutored distance learning

De Montfort University

Your course tutors include:

Patty Healey BA (Hons) Health Studies, Post Graduate Diploma in Law (PGDL), Legal Practice Course (LPC), Registered General Nurse (RGN), LLM (Business Law).

Patty was formerly a full time Senior Lecturer in Law and Medicine at DMU. She now teaches part time on the LLM Medical Law and Ethics programme and the Graduate Diploma in Law programme for ILEX and she also teaches on undergraduate programmes. She also gives guest lectures to a variety of healthcare professionals on legal issues at the end of life,
consent, human rights law in the healthcare arena and legal aspects in GP commissioning.
Publications: ‘Calling Time on Abortion’ Contemporary Issues in Law, 2005, 10, 308,
13 (with J. Samanta); ‘Clinical Autonomy: Doctors Orders?’ (with D. Price, B. Harvey and
J.Samanta) in Clinical Ethics (2007) 2(3) 124-128.

Martin Morgan-Taylor teaches consumer, commercial and e-commerce law at both
under-graduate and post-graduate levels. In addition, Martin publishes in the area of light
pollution and nuisance. Martin is Legal Adviser to the Campaign for Dark Skies and past Vice President of the International Dark Sky Association (bodies attempting to reduce light pollution). He is also a member of the Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILTHEM), The Society of Legal Scholars and a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. In the business law area his research interests are in the field of consumer protection, particularly the protection of consumers against unfair commercial practices and terms, as well as protection when buying online. Recent publications include: Willett, C. and Morgan-Taylor, M. (2013) ‘Consumer protection’ In: Furmston, M. and Chuah, J. (eds.) Commercial Law, 2nd ed. Harlow: Pearson Education, pp. 385-480; and Willet, C. and Morgan-Taylor, M. (2012) ‘Recognising the limits of transparency in EU consumer law’, In: Devenny, J. and Kenny, M. (eds.) European consumer protection: theory and practice, Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press. pp. 143-163.

Andy Robinson has taught on the Environmental Law postgraduate course since its inception in 1991, and currently teaches the core module for Environmental Law and Health and Safety Law. On undergraduate programmes he teaches Tort, Company Law, English Legal System and Public Law. He has published articles on nature conservation law, nuisance and negligently inflicted psychiatric harm, and has research interests in
rights of way and national parks.

Katharine Thompson is the Academic Lead for Food Law.

Katharine has taught on the LLM in Food Law since it began in 1995. She is the Food Safety Editor for Butterworths Law of Food and Drugs, the eight-volume encyclopaedia, giving an in-depth and up-to-date analysis of the law of food and drugs. Katharine has also published a number of articles and two books in this area: The Law  of Food and Drink (1996, Shaws) and Food Law (2009, Tottel Publishing) (with Barry Atwood and Chris Willett). Katharine is currently working on a new edition of this book.