Biography

Heloise's doctoral research focuses on state neutrality in relation to the use of certain medical procedures which end or prevent the lives of disabled human beings.

During her studies at Oxford, Heloise has taught contract law, biomedical ethics, and medical law and ethics (to both graduates and undergraduates), and she was the Graduate Teaching Assistant for Medical Law and Ethics in 2015-2016. She was also the convenor of the Medical Law and Ethics Discussion Group in 2015-2016 and in 2016-2017. She has received two Humane Studies Fellowships from the Institute for Humane Studies; she was a Searle Freedom Trust Fellow and a Dan Searle Fellow.

Heloise is a qualified barrister and solicitor in Ontario, Canada, and has worked in leading law firms in both Canada and the UK. She has also worked as a law clerk to a judge at the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal. During her studies at McGill University, she was an editor of the McGill Law Journal and a law clerk to a judge at the Quebec Court of Appeal.

 

Research Interests

Medical law and ethics, contract law, tort law, jurisprudence, constitutional law, administrative law, family law.

Options taught

Contract, Medical Law and Ethics (FHS)

Research projects