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UK Fellow, Law, Medieval Studies, elected in 1998

Professor Paul Brand FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Professor of English Legal History, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Law, University College Dublin, 1976 - 1983
  • Fellow, Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College University of Oxford, 1997
  • Senior Research Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, All Souls College University of Oxford, 2002


Kings, Barons and Justices: The Making and Emforcement of Legislation in Thirteenth-Century England 2003

The origins of the English legal profession 1992

The making of the common law 1992

The earliest English law reports (4 vols), 1996, 2005, 2006

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