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UK Fellow, Law, elected in 1990

Sir Peter North FBA

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About this Fellow

Honorary Bencher of Inner Temple



Current post

  • Formerly Principal of Jesus College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford, 1993 - 1997
  • Principal, Jesus College University of Oxford, 1984 - 1970
  • formerly Principal of Jesus College, Oxford, Jesus College University of Oxford, 1997 - 1970

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 1996 - 1999


Private International Law of Matrimonial Causes 1977


Occupiers' Liability 2014, 2nd ed


Civil Liability for Animals 2012


Cheshire, North and Fawcett private international law 8th-14th eds, 1970-2008


Cases and materials on private international law 1984


Essays on private international law 1993


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