Company law with an emphasis on corporate finance; UK, EU and international financial regulation
About this Fellow
Sandra Fredman is the Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the USA at the University of Oxford, a Fellow of the British Academy. She was made a Queen's Council (honoris causa) in 2012. She is South African, a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand and Oxford University. She has published widely in the fields of equality, labour law, and human rights. Her books include Human Rights Transformed (OUP 2008); Discrimination Law (OUP, 2nd ed 2011); Women and the Law (OUP, 1997); The State as Employer (Mansell, 1988) with Gillian Morris and Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Great Britain (2nd ed, Kluwer, 1992) with Bob Hepple. She edited Age as an Equality Issue (Hart, 2003) with Sarah Spencer,and Discrimination and Human Rights: the Case of Racism (OUP, 2001). In 2012, she founded the Oxford Human Rights Hub, of which she is the director.
Social theory of law, private law theory, contract law, comparative law
The relationship between law, bioethics and the practice of medicine; the role of law in mediating controversy in matters of health and the uses of the human body; patients' rights and responsibilities: medico-legal history
The history and theory of criminal and regulatory liability in English law; liability for bribery, corruption and homicide