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Penelope Brearey-Horne

Senior Lecturer
School of Law
 Penelope Brearey-Horne
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873723

  • Location

    5S.5.19, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Fridays 9-11am (in 5s.5.19)

Profile

Biography

Penny is Module Director for Equity and Trusts; she also teaches Medicine and the Law at undergraduate level and Health Care Law and Human Rights at postgraduate level. Her current research focuses on the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and the NHS, particularly in relation to systemic failure(s) in maternity services.

Qualifications

  • LLM Health Care Law and Human Rights

  • LLB (Hons)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Medical Law

Healthcare Law and Human Rights

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and the NHS

Maternity services

Current research

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

maternity services and the NHS

Conferences and presentations

Paper delivered at AHRC/ University of Manchester and Lancaster University Conference: Good, Bad or Indifferent? Medicine and the Criminal Process, 3-4th November 2009.

Manchester, United Kingdom, 2009

Maternity Services and the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

United Kingdom, 2007

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Legal Skills (LW105)

  • Career Management and Personal Development Skills I (LW111)

  • Equity and Trusts (LW202)

  • Family Law (LW214)

  • Clinical Legal Education (Law Placement) (LW237)

  • Final Year Research Project (LW304)

Previous supervision

David John Sykes
David John Sykes
Thesis title: Equity's Roving Commission in Administrative Law: An Analysis of the Present and Potential Role of Equity in the Relationship Between Local Authorities and Their Service Users
Degree subject: Law
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 4/7/2017

Publications

Book chapters (1)

Brearey-Horne, PJ., (2010). The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and maternal death: an opportunity to address systemic deficiencies in maternity services?. In: Bioethics, Medicine and the Criminal Law. Cambridge University Press. 210- 226. 9781139109376

Contact

pbrear@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873723

Location:

5S.5.19, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Fridays 9-11am (in 5s.5.19)