Dr Caterina Milo

School of Law

Lecturer in Law

Deputy Director SICCL, Europe Regional specialist of School internationalisation

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Dr Caterina Milo
School of Law
Bartolomé House
Winter Street
S3 7ND

Caterina Milo is Lecturer in Law at the School of Law, University of Sheffield, where she is currently leading the Health Law research group. She is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK and she co-directs the research group ‘Dignity and Equity in Women’s Health Issues’ (UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights, Rome). She is Fellow of St Edmund College (University of Cambridge). She also serves as independent member of the Judicial Appointment commission in England and Wales. Before joining Sheffield, she was College Assistant Professor and Fellow in Law at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, and previously Lecturer at the University of Exeter Law School. Her research interests lie in the area of health law and ethics, particularly informed consent, doctor-patient relationship and reproductive ethics.

  • Phd, Law, Durham University
  • MA, Bioethics and Medical Law, St Mary University Twickenham
  • BA/LLM University of Siena (Italy)
  • Diploma in Legal Studies (University of Oxford)
Research interests
  • Ethics and Law of Consent
  • Reproductive Ethics and Law
  • Ethics and Law of Disability
  • Doctor-Patients Rights and Duties

Member of the SICCL Research Centre


Edited books

Journal articles


  • Milo C (2023) The law and ethics of informed consent after Montgomery and the safeguard of patients' safety, Research Handbook on Patient Safety and the Law (pp. 22-36). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tingle J, Milo C, Msiska G & Millar R (2023) Patient safety and the law: An introduction, Research Handbook on Patient Safety and the Law (pp. 1-9). RIS download Bibtex download

Book reviews

Research group

Healthcare law and ethics

Teaching interests
  • Tort Law
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • EU Law
  • Comparative Law
Teaching activities


  • Advanced EU Law
  • Advanced Tort
  • Principles of Comparative Law
  • Principles of Healthcare Law and Ethics
Professional activities and memberships

A member of the Sheffield Centre for International and European Law