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Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law

About us

Members also deliver the LLM in Commercial Law, a programme which offers unrivalled opportunities to study across a range of modules taught by leading academics.

Our wide range of specialisms includes:

  • banking law
  • corporate governance and social responsibility
  • energy law
  • insolvency law
  • consumer protection
  • contract law
  • insurance and reinsurance law
  • international arbitration
  • finance and credit law
  • international trade
  • maritime law
  • business structures
  • investment law
  • financial markets law and regulation
  • competition law
  • mergers & acquisitions
  • intellectual property law 

The Centre fuses the experience of academic lawyers and practising lawyers, and the impact of their work is far-reaching. For example, in addition to being frequently cited in the courts, members of the Centre have advised:

  • Committees of the European Parliament
  • the House of Commons
  • the National Assembly for Wales
  • the Northern Irish Government
  • the Law Commission
  • the Irish Environmental Protection Agency
  • the UNEP
  • the UNDP
  • the Secretariat for the Bonn Convention
  • the Australian Attorney-General’s Department

Our members

The Centre fuses the experience of academic lawyers and practising lawyers, and the impact of their work is far-reaching.

Co-Directors

Members

Student members will appear here when the new academic year starts 

Events

We have two forthcoming events:

The Limits and Logic of Agency Theory in Company Law - Dr Jonathan Hardman

Friday 23 Feb 11:30 to 12:30

Newman Collaborative

Dr Jonathan Hardman is a Senior Lecturer in Company and Commercial Law at the University of Edinburgh. Before becoming an academic, he was a corporate finance lawyer in practice for 10 years, splitting his time between Edinburgh and London. Jonathan's extensive research is conducted across a broad range of commercial law (particularly rights in security) and company law (particularly the law of private companies). Most of Jonathan’s research has a law and economics methodology, which he has applied to a broad range of different subject matters. Jonathan is the convenor of The Society of Legal scholars company law stream and also is an organiser of the Global Corporate Law Seminar Series.

Book your place on our Eventbrite link here


International Economic Law: New Approaches and Issues

Wednesday 20 March 15:00

Online: Link will be available closer to the date

Along with the DCU Law Research Centre and the International Economic Law (IEL) and Policy Working Group at the European University Institute, we are delighted to co-host with the support of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), the book launch of "International Economic Law. New Approaches and Issues", an edited collection part of the European Yearbook of International Economic Law series with Springer.

The event will feature the editors of the volume, Dr. Mariela de Amstalden and Dr. Niall Moran, with a guest lecture by Prof. Peter van den Bossche, president of SIEL and former president of the WTO Appellate Body. During the event, we will discuss technology and innovation in IEL, public policy and IEL, trade regulation and new approaches to IEL. Each section of the book will be introduced and discussed by contributors, with a final roundtable about new (critical) approaches to IEL.

Studying

Members of the Centre are involved in supervising postgraduate research students in all areas of commercial and corporate law.  

For more details, including funding options, please see our postgraduate research programmes.

Our members also deliver the LLM in Commercial Law, a programme which offers unrivalled opportunities to study across a range of modules taught by leading academics in their field.

Non-media

For non-media enquiries relating to the Centre and its work please contact Mariela De Amstalden.

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Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law
Law School - Amory Building
University of Exeter
Rennes Drive
Exeter
Devon
UK
EX4 4RJ

Media

Media enquiries are also welcome - please contact:

Telephone: +44 (0)1392 722307
Email: pressoffice@exeter.ac.uk