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UK Fellow, Law, elected in 2001

Right Hon Sir Jack Beatson FBA

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About this Fellow

Private Law (Contract, Restitution, Commercial law), Constitutional and Administrative Law (in particular the position of the judiciary and human rights)


Current post

  • Judge of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales

Past Appointments

  • Fellow and Tutor in Law, Merton College University of Oxford, 1970
  • Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge, 1970
  • Law Commissioner for England and Wales, Other Institutions, 1970
  • Justice of the High Court Queen's Bench Division, Other Institutions, 1970
  • Law Commissioner, Law Commission, 1970
  • Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol, 1970


Reforming an Unwritten Constitution Law Quarterly Review 48 -2010


Forensic Science and Human Rights Medicine Science and the Law -2009


The use and abuse of unjust enrichment 1991


Anson's Law of Contract 2003, 27th ed, 2010, 28th ed


Jurists Uprooted: German-speaking Emigres in Twentieth-Century Britain 2004


Human rights: Judicial Protection in the UK 2008


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