Robert Stevens

Herbert Smith Freehills Professor of English Private Law

Biography

Professor Robert Stevens joins the faculty as the Herbert Smith Freehills Professor of English Private Law. Previously he was a Professor in commercial law at UCL , a lecturer in law at the University of Oxford and a Fellow and Tutor in Law at Lady Margaret Hall where he taught from 1994 to 2007.

He read law as an undergraduate at the University of Oxford, where he also studied for the Bachelor of Civil Law. He was called to the Bar in 1992. He has taught and lectured widely both within the Commonwealth (Australia and Canada) and Continental Europe (Germany, the Netherlands, Spain).

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Research Interests

Corporate Insolvency, Conflict of Laws, Restitution

Research projects & programmes

Private Law Research Group