Caroline is currently a Research Fellow in the Centre for Social Ethics and Policy, part of the School of Law at The University of Manchester. She is involved in researching and teaching socio-legal and bioethical issues, mostly in the context of healthcare. As a practising solicitor, Caroline worked in the UK and in Hong Kong, advising on corporate, commercial, charity and education law matters, with a focus on governance. Most recently, she was a partner at Cumbrian firm Burnetts. Caroline has a PhD in Palliative Care.
Caroline supports the Hospice with the occasional provision of pro bono legal and governance support. Together with John Yarnall, she is one of the Hospice’s inaugural Freedom to Speak Up Guardians.