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UK Fellow, Law, elected in 1984

Professor Sir John Baker FBA

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About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Downing Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Reader in English Legal History, University of Cambridge, 1983 - 1988
  • Professor of English Legal History, University of Cambridge, 1988 - 1998
  • Downing Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge, 1998
  • Emeritus Downing Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1998

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 1990 - 1993

Publications

Introduction to English legal history 1971

The legal profession and the common law 1987

The English legal tradition 2001

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