Ewan McKendrick

Emeritus Professor of Law


Ewan McKendrick, BCL, MA, LLB (Edinburgh), QC (Hon) is Emeritus Professor of English Private Law and Professor of Anglo-American Law at the University of Leiden.   He is a Bencher of Gray's Inn and a member of chambers at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn.  He was the Registrar of the University from 2011 to 2018.

Formerly: Professor of English Law, University College London, 1995-2000; Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford and Linnells Lecturer in Law in the University of Oxford, 1991-1995; Lecturer in Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1988-1991; Lecturer in Law, University of Essex,1985-1988; Lecturer in Law, University of Central Lancashire, 1984-1985.

He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of International Banking and Regulation Law. He is a member of Chambers at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn, and a Bencher of Gray's Inn.


Research Interests

Commercial Law, Contract Law and Transnational Commercial Law

Research projects & programmes

European Contract Law