Daniel Sokol is a barrister at the Inner Temple in London and a University lecturer. He practices in the fields of personal injury, medical negligence and education law.
He is often instructed to help with a range of university appeals, from undergraduate degrees to PhDs. He has had extensive experience in the academic world, holding both masters and a PhD in medical ethics. He has set exams, graded students’ work and sat on review committees within the academic environment. He is often engaged to assist in the process of making an academic appeal, to offer initial advice as to the merits of a possible appeal, to draft written submissions and to appear on behalf of students at appeal hearings.
In 2007 he founded and directed the UK’s first course in applied clinical ethics at Imperial College London. He has been a Visiting Scholar in Bioethics at Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, and Portland St Vincent Hospital, Oregon, and has sat on a number of committees, including those of the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Justice, and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
He is the Senior Editor of the Postgraduate Medical Journal. His publications include Medical ethics and law (2005) Doing Clinical Ethics (2012), and Pupillage Inside Out with Isabelle McArdle (2013) as well as numerous articles. He writes a regular column for the British Medical Journal.