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Dr Georgia Charalambidou

Associate Lecturer in Medical Law

[email protected]

+357 24694000


PhD, Bioethics and Medical Jurisprudence (University of Manchester, Awarded 2021)

L.LM, Medical Law and Ethics (University of Edinburgh, 2010)

L.LB (University of Nicosia, 2009, University of London, 2013)


Research Interests

Regulation of Medical Research, Medical Consent, Health Data Protection, Biobanks, Medical Confidentiality, European Health Law, Patients’ Rights, Bioethics, Organ Transplantation, C-sections, Family Law and General Data Protection Regulation.


Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Module Leadership

  • Modules Taught: Medicine and the Law
  • Module Leader (Cyprus): Medicine and the Law

Contribution to reports – projects:


Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • ‘Derogating from data subjects’ rights for big data health research’ (BMJ Day, University of Manchester, 11th December 2019).
  • ‘General Data Protection Regulation: Secondary Uses of Electronic Health Records for Clinical Research without Consent’, (PGR Conference, University of Manchester, 17th October 2018).
  • ‘Συναίνεση, επιλογή και άρνηση του ασθενούς: ο πολύ σημαντικός ρόλος της ενημέρωσης’ (X-Ray, Τί είναι σωστό ή λάθος σχετικά με Φυσιολογικό Τοκετό, Θηλασμό και Καισαρική, Διοργανωτής ΟΓΕΕ Λευκωσίας, 02/05/2018).
  • ‘Re-consent in Longitudinal Health Research in Europe: A Choice?’ (12th World Conference on Bioethics, Health Ethics and Health Law, Cyprus, 21-23 March 2017).


Publications in local newspapers:

  1. Μεταμοσχεύσεις και δωρεά οργάνων στην Κύπρο (philenews:
  2. Κύπρος και επιλεκτική καισαρική τομή (philenews:



  • November 2010 – McLagan Prize by the University of Edinburg as Best Graduate in LLM (Medical Law and Ethics) in accordance with the best performance across all elements of the degree.


Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • Cyprus Bar Association
  • Kyrenia Local Bar Association
  • European Association of Health Law


Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities

  • Vice – President of Kyrenia School Board
  • Member of Tsimon Scholarships Committee
  • Vice – President of Kyrenia BPW Committee
  • NCP for Cyprus, European Association of Health Law

Employment Track

  • Lawyer, Self-employed (2018-Now)
  • Associate Lecturer, UCLan Cyprus (2017-2021)
  • Lawyer, Skordis C. Christos (2012-2017)
  • Trainee Lawyer, Christos C. Skordis Law Office (2010-2011)