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Education CV


  • PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge, (2017) - present 
  • LLM by Research (Distinction), University of Edinburgh (2017) 
  • LLM in Corporate Law (Distinction), University of Edinburgh (2016)
  • LLB (Merit), University of Edinburgh (2015)

Research Experience  

  • Research assistant to Dr Remus Valsan (director of the LLM in Corporate Law programme, University of Edinburgh) (2017) - present 

Academic Activities 

  • General Editor, Cambridge International Law Journal, (2017) - present 


Fields of research

Comparative law, company law, corporate governance, law and economics, economics of social evolution, theories of the firm, strategic management, business ethics, social enterprise. 


The Governance and Regulation of Social Enterprise in Anglo-America and Europe: A Comparative Analysis of Second Generation Entities





Dr Marc Moore

Representative Publications

"Mobile dating applications and partnership law: Worbey v Campbell" Edinburgh Law Review (forthcoming, May 2018).

"A world without Prest in criminal confiscation proceedings? R v Powell and Westwood" The Company Lawyer ​38(12), 382-385 (2017). 

"Directors' disqualification proceedings: Bradley v HM Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills" Edinburgh Law Reivew 21(2), 222-227 (2017).

"Piercing the corporate veil in the statutory context: Campbell v Peter Gordon Joiners Ltd" Edinburgh Law Review 21(1), 103-109 (2017).

"Piercing the corporate veil: R v Boyle Transport (Northern Ireland) Ltd" The Company Lawyer 37(11), 345-347 (2016). 

Start Date

Oct 2017

End date

Oct 2020