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Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law

About us

Members also deliver the LLM in Commercial Law, a programme which offers unrivalled opportunities to study across a range of modules taught by leading academics.

Our wide range of specialisms includes:

  • banking law
  • corporate governance and social responsibility
  • energy law
  • insolvency law
  • consumer protection
  • contract law
  • insurance and reinsurance law
  • international arbitration
  • finance and credit law
  • international trade
  • maritime law
  • business structures
  • investment law
  • financial markets law and regulation
  • competition law
  • mergers & acquisitions
  • intellectual property law 

The Centre fuses the experience of academic lawyers and practising lawyers, and the impact of their work is far-reaching. For example, in addition to being frequently cited in the courts, members of the Centre have advised:

  • Committees of the European Parliament
  • the House of Commons
  • the National Assembly for Wales
  • the Northern Irish Government
  • the Law Commission
  • the Irish Environmental Protection Agency
  • the UNEP
  • the UNDP
  • the Secretariat for the Bonn Convention
  • the Australian Attorney-General’s Department

Our members

The Centre fuses the experience of academic lawyers and practising lawyers, and the impact of their work is far-reaching.

Co-Directors

Members

Student members 

  • Ms Rebecca Goudman-Peachey
  • Mr Harry Jayakrishnan
  • Mr Yonghui Bao
  • Mr Florian Lheureux
  • Mr Yunus Yildiz

Events

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13 February 202317:30

The SLS Hale Lecture

This lecture will examine the role played by the doctrine of frustration in cases arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic and consider, in the light of comparative law, whether English contract law should be changed in order to enable it to meet the needs of commercial parties dealing with a significant change of circumstances, such as the pandemic. Full details
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22 February 202313:00

EU Law and the Public Regulation of the Platform Economy

Join Dr Martien Schaub, associate professor of Civil Law at Erasmus School of Law for a presentation of the paper EU Law and the Public Regulation of the Platform Economy: The Case of the Short-Term Rental Market. It has recently been published in the Common Market Law Review (vol 59(2022)issue 6). Full details
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6 March 202317:30

GW4 FRS Network and Exeter Law School Baroness Butler-Sloss Annual Family Law Lecture (online)

Unlocking Cohabitation Reform in England and Wales: New Dimensions and Directions. Presented by Guest Speaker Dr Andrew Hayward, University of Durham.. Full details
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15 March 202313:30

Legal preconditions for majoritarian democracy: The case of Hungary.

The Constitution of Hungary promulgated in 2011 and officially called the Fundamental law thoroughly altered the Hungarian constitutional system. Scholars encounter difficulties when attempting to label the new system. While some typologies maintain that despite its illiberalism and populism the new system meets the formal criteria of legality and democracy, others insist that it represents an abuse of democratic constitutionalism. Gábor Attila Tóth will present his topic 'Legal preconditions for majoritarian democracy: The case of Hungary.'. Full details
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22 March 202317:00

CELS Lasok Lecture 2023

The CELS Lasok Lecture 2023 - 'The Court of Justice and the shaping of the GDPR' by Christopher Docksey. Full details
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29 March 202313:30

What is the Point of Constitutional Monarchy?

This is a hybrid event, join us in person in Amory(B316) or online. Full details
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17 - 27 April 2023

NCRM 2nd Annual Exeter Spring Computational Communication Science School

Researchers interested in computational social science will be given the chance to learn new skills at our 2nd annual spring school in April 2023. Full details
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29 - 30 June 2023

NCRM Mixed Methods Workshop

This two-day workshop will focus on analysing and presenting data from mixed methods projects.. Full details
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Studying

Members of the Centre are involved in supervising postgraduate research students in all areas of commercial and corporate law.  Use our expertise search to find academics in your chosen area. 

For more details, including funding options, please see our postgraduate research programmes webpage.

Our members also deliver the LLM in Commercial Law, a programme which offers unrivalled opportunities to study across a range of modules taught by leading academics in their field.

Non-media

For non-media enquiries relating to the Centre and its work please contact Professor Mimi Zou.

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Centre for Commercial and Corporate Law
Law School - Amory Building
University of Exeter
Rennes Drive
Exeter
Devon
UK
EX4 4RJ

Media

Media enquiries are also welcome - please contact:

Telephone: +44 (0)1392 722307
Email: pressoffice@exeter.ac.uk