Miss Sarah Elliston
- Senior Lecturer (School of Law)
After completing her law degrees, Sarah Elliston practised as a barrister in London before joining the School of Law in 1994. Her teaching is almost exclusively in Medical Law at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
As well as her work within the University, she has contributed to the work of a number of public and professional organisations. This has included membership of Local Research Ethics Committees; membership of a Department of Health Steering Committee on Xenotransplantation; membership of a working party drafting guidelines for removal of tissue from children with cancer for their potential future fertility treatment; membership of the Scottish Review Group on Retention of Organs at Postmortem and convening the Information Leaflets and Authorisation Forms Subcommittee of that group, and writing guidance on legal aspects of treating children in Scotland for the British Medical Association. She is the Scottish Case Editor for the Butterworths Medico Legal Reports and write the medical law section for the Butterworths Scottish Older Client Law Service.
Medical law, particularly the medical treatment of children and legal aspects of human reproduction.
Research students under supervision
Henrietta Consolo - 'A Critique of the gift concept in organ transplantation'