About this Fellow
- Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Cambridge, and Life Fellow, Magdalene College
- Professor of English Law, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970 - 1990
- Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Cambridge, and Life Fellow, Magdalene College, Magdalene College University of Cambridge, 2004
- Professor of Law, then Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Cambridge, 1990
Social theory; the sociology of punishment and control; historical and comparative analysis of legal institutions; the history and sociology of welfare states; sociology of law; criminological theory
English, European & American legal history; comparative law, with particular attention to modern German civil & criminal procedure; Anglo-American equity, trust, pension & employee benefit law.
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