English, European & American legal history; comparative law, with particular attention to modern German civil & criminal procedure; Anglo-American equity, trust, pension & employee benefit law.
- US Circuit Judge; Senior Lecturer, University of Chicago Law School
The constitutional basis of transnational legal orders, with particular reference to the European Union; the impact of globalisation on law; the relationship between law & security.
General contract law and transactional commercial law, both national and transnational; commercial credit, proprietary security and insolvency; interests in tangible and intangible personal property
Philosophy of law (including private law, public law, and criminal law, as well as law in general); related topics in moral and political philosophy