Professor Louise Gullifer and Professor Jennifer Payne are looking for a research assistant to help with the third edition of their book ‘Corporate Finance Law: Principles and Policy’.       The work on this project will include checking for updates in the areas of the law covered by the book.

Duration and hours

The work is to start as soon as possible and will run until the end of September 2018 in the first instance.

The hours will vary, but the assistant will be expected to work around 50 hours in total.


The post will report to Professor Louise Gullifer and Professor Jennifer Payne.


  • A general understanding of English law is essential.

  • A knowledge of OSCOLA and its operation is essential.

  • A knowledge of company law, financial law and/or corporate finance law is desirable.

  • Good admin and IT skills are essential.

  • The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good library.


This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.

Rate of Pay

This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £14.80/hour plus holiday pay of £2.53 = total of £17.33/hour


This post is funded by Faculty Officer allowance.

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to (email address of Faculty member) by 27th April 2018. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability for the relevant period.

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to Professor Jennifer Payne,