UCL Faculty of Laws

Prof Michael Freeman

Prof Michael Freeman

Emeritus Professor

Faculty of Laws


Joined UCL
15th Oct 2009

Research summary

Michael's research interests are in the rights of children and in medical ethics particularly in relation to medically assisted reproduction and the Ethics of Public Health. He is preparing a new edition of Introduction to Jurisprudence.


University College London
Other higher degree, Master of Laws | 1966
University College London
First Degree, Bachelor of Laws | 1965


Michael Freeman joined the Faculty in 1969 after lecturing at the University of Leeds. He is the Founding Editor of the International Journal of Children's Rights; Editor of the International Journal of Law in Context, General Editor of International Library of Medicine, Ethics and Law and of the International Library of Family, Society and Law and former Editor of the Annual Survey of Family Law. He was editor of Current Legal Problems.

He has published in the areas of Family Law, Child Law and Policy, Children's Rights, Medicine, Ethics and the Law and Medical Law, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, and other areas of law and policy.