University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law

Professor Sarah Worthington

Trinity College

QC (Hon), BSc (ANU), LLB (Qld), LLM (Melb), PhD (Cantab), FBA, FRSA

Downing Professor of the Laws of England; Director of the LLM; Co-Director of the Cambridge Private Law Centre

Interests

Commercial equity and corporate law, especially personal property, secured financing, and corporate and contract governance issues.

CV / Biography

Currently: Bencher of Middle Temple; Member of Council, British Academy; Academic Member, South Square, Gray's Inn; Panel Member, PRIME Finance; Director and Fellow, International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law; Fellow, Association for a European Law Institute; Visiting appointments: Cheng Yu Tong Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong; Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne. Syndic and member of Operating Board, Cambridge University Press.

Previously: Member of Council, AHRC; President, Society of Legal Scholars; member, Judicial Appointments Committee Diversity Forum; member, Advisory Council for the Study Group for a European Civil Code; consultant, UK Law Commission; member of working groups of the Bank of England Financial Markets Law Committee and the UK Company Law Review.

 

Lecturing & Supervising
Tripos

Lectures and supervises Company Law and Equity.

LLM

Lectures Commercial Equity.

Publications
Books

Publication 3748 The Law of Personal Property (Sweet & Maxwell)

Publisher Sweet & Maxwell
Published Aug 2013
ISBN 13 9781847037992
Link http://www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk/Catalogue/ProductDetails.as...
Co Authors M Bridge, L Gullifer, G McMeel

Publication 3257 Gower and Davies' Principles of Modern Company Law (Sweet & Maxwell Ltd) 9th Edition

Publisher Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Published Jul 2012
ISBN 10 0414022726
ISBN 13 9780414022720
Co Authors Paul L Davies
Available at heffers
http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/jsp/welcome.jsp?alumni=A1039&isbn=9780414022720

Publication 2870 Sealy's Cases and Materials in Company Law (OUP) 9th Edition

Publisher OUP
Published Oct 2010
Co Authors Len Sealy

Publication 2868 Equity and Property: Fact, Fantasy and Morals (Queensland University Press)

Publisher Queensland University Press
Published Oct 2009

Publication 2869 Equity (Clarendon Law Series, OUP) 2nd Edition

Publisher Clarendon Law Series, OUP
Published Oct 2006

Publication 2867 Commercial Law and Commercial Practice (Ed) (Hart Publishing)

Publisher Hart Publishing
Published Oct 2003

Publication 2865 Personal Property Law: Text and Materials (Hart Publishing)

Publisher Hart Publishing
Published Oct 2000
Articles
Book Chapters

Publication 2879 "Appointment" in Simon Mortimore QC (Ed), Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies (OUP), pp. (Ch 6, with Martin Griffiths QC)

Publisher OUP
Pages (Ch 6, with Martin Griffiths QC)
Published Oct 2009
Authors Simon Mortimore QC (Ed)

Publication 2880 "Terms of Service" in Simon Mortimore QC Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies (OUP), pp. (Ch 7, with Edward Brown)

Publisher OUP
Pages (Ch 7, with Edward Brown)
Published Oct 2009
Authors Simon Mortimore QC

Publication 2881 "Removal of Directors" in Simon Mortimore QC (Ed), Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies (OUP), pp. (Ch 8, with Edward Brown)

Publisher OUP
Pages (Ch 8, with Edward Brown)
Published Oct 2009
Authors Simon Mortimore QC (Ed)

Publication 2886 "Re Diplock (1948)" in C Mitchell and P Mitchell (Ed), Landmark Cases in the Law of Restitution (Hart Publishing), pp. 285-323 (with T Akkouh)

Publisher Hart Publishing
Pages 285-323 (with T Akkouh)
Published Oct 2006
Authors C Mitchell and P Mitchell (Ed)

Publication 2904 "Passing of Property" in E McKendrick (Ed), Sale of Goods (Lloyd’s of London Press), pp. 57-105

Publisher Lloyd’s of London Press
Pages 57-105
Published Oct 2000
Authors E McKendrick (Ed)

Publication 2905 "Subrogation Claims on Insolvency" in F Rose (Ed), Insolvency and Restitution (Lloyd’s of London Press), pp. 66-76

Publisher Lloyd’s of London Press
Pages 66-76
Published Oct 2000
Authors F Rose (Ed)
Book Reviews