Researcher in Law
Miranda is a Researcher in Law within HeLEX, providing legal support to the Administrative Data Research Network. Her work focuses mainly on UK data protection law, and how public authorities can share information for the purposes of research.
She was called to the Bar in 2012 and qualified as a barrister in 2014. She then practised within a healthcare specialist team, providing advice on information governance to the NHS, as well as on commissioning decisions and reviews of procedure following unexpected deaths. Much of her work as a barrister was in a mental health context, involving patients with fluctuating mental capacity.
As part of her work for the ADRN, Miranda assists researchers in navigating the changing landscape data protection and data sharing law, ultimately to help further studies in the public interest.