Ruari McAlister

Postgraduate Research Student & Graduate Teaching Assistant

Liverpool Law School


Ruari became a PhD candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant in Liverpool Law School in 2015. Prior to this, Ruari earned his LLB at the University of Hull (2014) and LLM at the University of Liverpool (2015).


His research examines how the law can protect and facilitate transgender reproductive rights, as well as allowing for greater access to both current and potential reproductive technologies. His research tackles both legal and bioethical issues encountered by trans individuals within the UK. Alongside his research, Ruari teaches on the Tort law module, Medical Law 1 Module and Medical Law 2 module.

Theis title

Trans Reproductive Rights: Meeting the Needs of Trans Parents


A DANGEROUS MUDDYING OF THE WATERS?: THE ‘SIGNIFICANT HARM’ OF RE B AND G (CHILDREN) (CARE PROCEEDINGS) [2015] EWFC 3, Medical Law Review, Volume 24, Issue 2, 1 June 2016, Pages 259–267,