Adam Perry

Associate Professor of Law


Adam Perry is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law and Garrick Tutor and Fellow at Brasenose College. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Winnipeg, an LLB from the University of Victoria, and BCL, MPhil, and DPhil degrees from the University of Oxford. He was a law clerk at the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and has held academic positions at the European University Institute, the University of Aberdeen, and Queen Mary University of London. He joined the Faculty of Law at Oxford in 2015. 

Dr Perry's interests are in administrative law, constitutional law, and jurisprudence. His articles have appeared in the Cambridge Law Journal, Law Quarterly Review, Modern Law Review, and Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, as well as in I-CON, Legal Theory, Philosophy & Public Affairs, and Public Law. His current research includes projects about (i) the relationship between law and fiction; (ii) constitutional conventions; (iii) the nature of deference; and (iv) statutory interpretation. Dr Perry welcomes email contact from prospective research students interested in public law or jurisprudence. 

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Research Interests

Administrative law, constitutional law, constitutional theory, jurisprudence