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jsb48@cam.ac.uk

Faculty Contact Details

Room: S10

Tel: (01223-3)30074

Fax: (01223-3)30055

M.A. (Cantab.), DPhil (Oxon), QC (hon.), FBA, FRSA
Professor of Law

Interests

Comparative Law, Jurisprudence (especially legal reasoning), Public Law, European Law (especially legal unification and judicial creativity). Current research project on European Legal Development.

CV / Biography

Professor of Law (1973) since 2001 previously Professor of Law, University of Leeds (1989-2001) and Fellow and Tutor in Law, Wadham College, Oxford (1979-1989). Chair of the Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences from 2005 to 2009

Publications

 

Books

"European Legal Development. The Case of Tort" (Cambridge University Press)

Editor's Name:
9781107021778
Co-Author/s:
David Ibbetson
Published:
Oct 2012
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
110747562

"Principles of French Law" (OUP)

Co-Author/s:
S. Boyron and S. Whittaker
Published:
Mar 2008
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-954138-6

"Judiciaries within Europe" (Cambridge University Press)

Published:
Aug 2006
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
0521860725
ISBN 13:
9780521860727

"French Legal Cultures" (Cambridge University Press)

Published:
Jun 2001
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
0521606128
ISBN 13:
9780521606127

"French Administrative Law" (OUP) 5th Edition

Co-Author/s:
L.N.Brown
Published:
Jun 1998
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-876513-4

Book Chapters

"‘The importance of institutions’" in Murice Adams and Dirk Heirbaut, The Method and Culture of Comparative Law (Hart) (Ed), pp. 207-219

Publisher:
Hart
Pages:
207-219
Published Date:
May 2014
Co-Author/s:
Murice Adams and Dirk Heirbaut