Louise Gullifer

Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge


Louise Gullifer is Rouse Ball Professor of English Law at Cambridge University. Before that she had been teaching at Oxford since 1991. Prior to coming to Oxford she practised at the Commercial Bar in chambers at 3 Gray's Inn Place (now 3 Verulam Buildings), under her maiden name (Louise Edwards). She remains an honorary member of those chambers. 

Her research interests focus broadly on commercial law and corporate finance.   She has co-authored books on security and title financing and corporate finance, and is presently co-authoring books on personal property and set-off in arbitration.    She is particularly interested in financial collateral and intermediated securities, as well as national and international reform of secured transactions law.    She was the director of the Commercial Law Centre at Harris Manchester College.  She is Director of the Secured Transaction Law Reform Project and was the Oxford Law Faculty Academic Lead for the Cape Town Convention Academic Project