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).
- ISBN: 0006-8047Casenote on Chester v Afshar. I presented this as a paper at a conference at the BIICL.ISBN: 0023-933XCasenote on Criterion Properties v.Stratford UK Properties LLCISBN: 0306-2945Long article on contract, tort and unjust enrichment. Not bedtime reading.ISBN: 0306-2945A more serious essay on the insolvency law problems which the Quistclose trust raises.ISBN: 1-84113-412-0An amusing chapter on the history of the case. My attempt to be Brian Simpson.ISBN: 1-84113-412-0A long article on a crazy piece of meddling by the Law Commission.ISBN: 0023-933XA brief book chapter. It is ok.ISBN: 9041199179This chapter provides an overview of English insolvency and bankruptcy law, within a required format. Alongside a number of eminent continental European academics I was responsible for drafting these Principles of European Insolvency Law.ISBN: 90 130 059 77Casenote on Raffeiesen Zentralbank Osterreich AG v Five Star General Trading LLCISBN: 0023-933XA long article on a hoary old case.ISBN: 0023-933XI co-edited this book with Michael Bridge. I also contributed two chapters. Chapter 1 (the Introduction) and Chapter 11 ("The English conflict of Law Rules").ISBN: 0 19 829921 4
Corporate Insolvency, Conflict of Laws, Restitution
Options taughtCommercial Law, Restitution of Unjust Enrichment