Heloise Robinson, Stipendiary Lecturer in Law
Heloise is teaching Tort Law and Contract Law at Wadham.
She is a DPhil candidate at St Hilda’s College, and her research focuses on state neutrality and disability.
Previously, Heloise has taught Contract Law and Jurisprudence at a number of Oxford colleges, and has taught undergraduate lectures and graduate seminars in Medical Law and Ethics at Oxford for several years. She was the Graduate Teaching Assistant for Medical Law and Ethics in 2015-2016, and convenor of the Medical Law and Ethics Discussion Group in 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. She has received four Humane Studies Fellowships from the Institute for Humane Studies, and was a Searle Freedom Trust Fellow and a Dan Searle Fellow.
Heloise first studied law in Canada at McGill University, where she was an editor of the McGill Law Journal, and a recipient of a full three-year scholarship from the Fondation Baxter et Alma Ricard. She completed her LLM at King’s College London, where she took part in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot; her team won first place out of more than 250 teams worldwide, and Heloise was awarded the Principal’s Award from King’s for her success in the moot.
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 judges at the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal and the Quebec Court of Appeal.
Recent publications include: ‘Abortion on the Basis of a Risk of Disability: The Parents’ Interests and Shared Interests’ in AM Phillips, TC de Campos and J Herring, The Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law (Oxford University Press 2019)