Professor of Media Law, Essex University
Lorna Woods is a professor of internet law at the University of Essex and a member of the Human Rights Centre there. She started her career in practice at a commercial solicitors’ firm advising in the field of commercial law, specifically that relating to the ICT sector. She then moved to academia where she has taught and researched in media and telecommunications regulation at both national and EU level, publishing widely in these fields. Notably, she co-authored a book, European Broadcasting Law and Policy (Cambridge University Press) with Prof J Harrison, and has been country expert for the UK in respect of a number of Commission funded projects.