About this Fellow
Professor Sir Roy Goode CBE QC FBA is Emeritus Professor of Law in the University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of St John's College, Oxford. He was formerly the Crowther Professor of Credit and Commercial Law at Queen Mary, University of London, where he was the founder and first director of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies. The author of many widely used textbooks in the field of commercial law, including Commercial Law, Principles of Corporate Insolvency Law and Legal Problems of Credit and Security , Roy Goode, a former solicitor, moved to the Bar in 1988 and was appointed Queen's Counsel two years later. He was awarded the CBE in 1993 and was knighted in 2000 for his services to academic law. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and holds the degrees of LLD (Lond.) and DCL (Oxon), as well as honorary doctorates from the Universities of London and East Anglia and from the College of Law (now the University of Law). He has played a leading role in the development and conclusion of a number of international Conventions and Protocols, and is the author of the three Official Commentaries on the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and its associated Protocols on aircraft objects, railway rolling stock and space assets.
- Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Oxford, and Emeritus Fellow of St John's College, Oxford
- Norton Rose Professor of English Law, University of Oxford, 1990 - 1998
British Academy Appointments
- Member of Council, 2007 - 2010