“Excellent – fascinating speaker and a great session.”

Medical Ethicist // Barrister // Keynote Speaker

Dr Daniel K. Sokol is a medical ethicist and a barrister at 12 King’s Bench Walk Chambers, London. He is a columnist for the British Medical Journal (‘Ethics Man’) and a regular contributor to the BBC. In February 2015, He was delighted to receive the ‘Best Column or Opinion Piece’ award at the Medical Journalist’ Association Winter Awards 2015 for his BMJ column. Selected writings are available online. He has sat on various committees, including those of the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Justice, and the Royal College of Surgeons. He has conducted advisory work, training, and conference moderation for leading companies and charities, and lecture widely on medical ethics and law.

In Print

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Doing Clinical Ethics

My latest ethics book – “Doing Clinical Ethics” was published by Springer in 2012.  It has been reviewed by the Medical Protection Society (here), the Ministry of Ethics website (here) and the London Journal of Primary care (here).  A pre-publication copy of the book is available at no charge in the ‘Publications’ section of this website.

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Pupilage inside out

The ultimate guide to pupillage, providing practical advice to all aspiring barristers for navigating this crucial stage in the path to practice, well-founded on the authors’ own recent experience and the wisdom of their peers, clerks, and supervisors.

In the Media

Thank you so much for the presentation tonight. It was simply brilliant – just right.’
‘Many thanks for your fabulous presentation last week. It was very well received by the international medico-legal consultants – the feedback has been very positive. It is always a pleasure to have you come and speak for us.’
‘This was a very good lecture. The lecturer was entertaining and made difficult scenarios easier to talk about and made me open-minded.’
‘Thank you very very much for being such a great Keynote Speaker and visitor to our meeting. The feedback from your contributions has been tremendous and you were a pleasure to deal with.’
‘Thank you for all the effort, skill and commitment you gave to provide us with such a stimulating and valuable course. There is such a lot I will take away with me.’
‘This was a very good lecture. The lecturer was entertaining and made difficult scenarios easier to talk about and made me open-minded.’
‘His session should be compulsory to all clinicians!’