Alison Brammer is a solicitor and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Law, Keele University, UK. Alison is heavily involved with training work with Social Services Departments, is Director of the MA courses in Safeguarding Adults and Child Care Law and Practice at Keele University and is Legal Editor of the Journal of Adult Protection.
Dr Laura Pritchard-Jones is a Lecturer in the School of Law at Keele University, UK. Her interests lie mainly in social work law as it pertains to adults, mental capacity law, and adult safeguarding. She obtained her PhD from the University of Manchester in 2016, which focussed on mental disability law as it applies to older adults. She currently leads the MA Safeguarding Adults: Law, Policy, and Practice course at Keele University, and is involved with training Best Interests Assessors.