Commercial equity and corporate law, especially personal property, secured financing, and corporate and contract governance issues.
CV / Biography
Currently: Treasurer, British Academy; Bencher of Middle Temple; 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: Merralls Fellow (2016) and Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne; Cheng Yu Tong Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong; Distinguished Fellow, Australian Centre for Private Law, University of Queensland. Syndic, Cambridge University Press. Panelist on ALI’s Restatement Fourth, Property International Advisory Panel (2015-)
Previously: Member of Council, British Academy; Member of Council, AHRC; President, Society of Legal Scholars; member, Judicial Appointments Committee Diversity Forum; member of Operating Board and chair of Audit Committee, Cambridge University Press; 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.