Mike Radford is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Aberdeen. He is both a public lawyer and a leading authority on animal protection law. He has written extensively on the subject, and has lectured widely in the UK and abroad. He is presently a member of the Council of the Universities
Federation for Animal Welfare; a member of the Companion Animal Welfare Council; an academic adviser to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons; and a committee member of the Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law Veterinary Association.