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Dr Emyr Wile

Lecturer in Law, Law

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 987743

Email address

Welsh language proficiency

Fluent Welsh Speaker
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


After obtaining a First-Class LLB degree from Swansea University, Emyr wanted to continue his academic journey. Emyr’s PhD was awarded in 2023.

His ESRC-funded, socio-legal empirical PhD, entitled ‘Informed Consent and Trisomy Screening: Delineating Parent and Professional Interests’, explored the application of the law of consent to the practice of antenatal screening. As part of his PhD, Emyr was awarded a prize for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Public Engagement’, in 2022.

He has published work in the British Journal of Midwifery, and created educational tools for NHS healthcare professionals on the law of consent and its application to antenatal practices.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Medical Law
  • Empirical Socio-legal Research
  • Law of Torts
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Consent
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
  • Bioethics
  • Medical Ethics

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests
  • Law of Torts
  • Medical Law
Award Highlights