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The publishes a regular working paper series on the Social Science Research Network.  The series focuses on the broad range of legal scholarship in all subject areas from members of the Faculty. The papers are published electronically and are available online or through email distribution.

Interested readers can browse the Working Paper Series at SSRN, or sign up to subscribe to the e-journal.

Recent Distributions

  • Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 14, No. 6
    • Mark Elliott & Nicholas Kilford: Nothing To See Here? Allister in the Supreme Court (20/2023)
    • Ahmed Izzidien: Using the Interest Theory of Rights and Hohfeldian Taxonomy to Address a Gap in Machine Learning Methods for Legal Document Analysis (21/2023)
    • Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan: Does IP improve the world? Technology and its impact on our planet (22/2023)
    • Sarah Nouwen: Peacemaking (23/2023)
  • Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 14, No. 5
    • Brian R. Cheffins: The Past, Present and Future of Corporate Purpose (15/2023)
    • David Erdos: The Brexit Isles’ Alter Ego? Revisiting Ireland’s Exit from the Commonwealth 1948-49 in light of the UK’s Exit from the EU 2016-20 (17/2023)
    • Bobby V. Reddy: The UK and Dual-Class Stock-Lite – Is It Really Even Better Than the Real Thing? (18/2023)
    • Catherine Barnard & Fiona Costello: (Facilitated) Conversations from the frontline: qualitative multilingual research with EU Migrant Workers (19/2023)
  • Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 14, No. 4
    • Chike Obianwu & Kenneth Okwor: Central Bank Digital Currencies: Analytical and Operational Primer on the eNaira (11/2023)
    • Simon Deakin & Christopher Markou: Evolutionary Law and Economics: Theory and Method (12/2023)
    • Nicholas McBride: 'A Straightforward Case of Nuisance': A Note on Fearn v Tate Gallery [2023] UKSC 4 (14/2023)
    • Brian R. Cheffins & Bobby V. Reddy: Murder on the City Express - Who is Killing the London Stock Exchange's Equity Market? (16/2023)
  • Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 14, No. 3
    • Nicholas McBride: Two Recent Cases on Liability for Omissions in Negligence (6/2023)
    • Markus Gehring: Border Carbon and the CBAM Mechanism’s legality in the EU Legal Order (7/2023)
    • Mateo Aboy, Kathleen Liddell, Cristina Crespo, John Liddicoat & Matthew Jordan: Response to USPTO’s Patent Eligibility Jurisprudence Study (Docket No.: PTO–P–2021–0032) (9/2023)
    • Pedro Schilling de Carvalho: Retaining Influence in Post-Brexit International Financial Regulation: Lessons from the UK’s FinTech Framework (10/2022)
    • Brian R. Cheffins & Bobby V. Reddy: Thirty Years and Done – Time to Abolish the UK Corporate Governance Code (13/2022)


For general queries about the Working Paper Series, please contact Mr Daniel Bates in the first instance.  More information and guidance for Faculty members considering submitting to SSRN is available on the Faculty SSRN pages.