Maggie Anderson
First Name: Maggie
Surname: Anderson
Position: Head of Year 3 Law
Telephone: +44(0)1224 263351

Duties and Responsibilities

Maggie Anderson is Head of Year three law undergraduate programs, with particular focus on direct entry students undertaking the BA/BA (Hons) Law and Management.

She is Module Coordinator and Tutor of four media law modules, two of which are delivered to the UG BA/BA (Hons) Journalism cohort, these are Introduction to Media Law, Advanced Law for Journalists. She also teaches Media Law to PG MSc Journalism students, and to years three and four LLB and Law and Management cohorts.

In addition to her module coordinators role Maggie also undertakes a supporting role in the delivery of Business Law to management and HR cohorts at the University.

Academic Background

Maggie has been a lecturer in law at Robert Gordon University since 2008.

Research Interests

Maggie’s main area of interest is media law and media regulation in the UK.

She also has an interest in UK Immigration issues, specifically the law and practice surrounding the treatment of unaccompanied children seeking refugee status in the UK.

Another area of interest for Maggie is the law surrounding patient autonomy and end of life decisions, in particular the use of Advance Directives. 

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Society of Legal Scholars


Co-author of:  “Making treatment Decisions for the Future: Advance Directives and the Question of Legislative Clarity?” 2013 (1) Journal of Medical Law and Ethics, Sarah Christie and Maggie Anderson.