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jsb48@cam.ac.uk

Faculty Contact Details

Room: S10

Tel: (01223-3)30074

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

Interests

Comparative Law in Western Europe (especially legal reasoning, public law and the law of obligations).  Current research on public law in France and Germany.

CV / Biography

Previously Professor of Law (1973) 2001-19, 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.

Chair of the ALLEA (All European Academies) Working Group on Horizon Europe

Publications

 

Books

"Markesinis' German Law of Torts" (Hart Publications) 5th Edition (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
André Janssen, Colm McGrath
Publisher:
Hart Publications
ISBN 13:
978-1-5099-3319-6
Published Sep 2019

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

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

"Principles of French Law" (OUP)

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

"Judiciaries within Europe" (Cambridge University Press)

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

"French Legal Cultures" (Cambridge University Press)

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

"French Administrative Law" (OUP) 5th Edition

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

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
Co-Author/s:
Murice Adams and Dirk Heirbaut
Published May 2014