Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Peter Roderick

Principal Research Associate


Peter is a Principal Research Associate at the Institute of Health & Society. He is a graduate of the universities of Wales, Cambridge and London. He was called to the Bar by Gray's Inn in 1982, and has worked since then as a barrister in private practice and in the oil industry in London and south-east Asia, and as a public interest environmental lawyer, including as legal adviser to Friends of the Earth and as co-Director of the Climate Justice Programme.

Since 2012, he has been an academic researcher specialising in health and pharmaceutical law. He coordinates the Article 22 initiative on economic, social and cultural rights in the UK. With Professor Allyson Pollock he is co-author of the NHS Reinstatement Bill.

Areas of expertise

  • Health law
  • Human rights
  • Environmental law

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