Biography

Judge of the Court of Appeal.

Formerly:- Judge of the Queen's Bench Division (2003-2013), Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge and Fellow of St John's College (1994 - 2003), Hon. Fellow of St John's College Cambridge (2005), Director of the Cambridge Centre for Public Law 1997 - 2001), President British Academy of Forensic Sciences (2007 - 2009), Member of the Competition Commission (1995 - 2000), Law Commissioner (1989 - 1994), Fellow and Tutor in Law, Merton College, and CUF Lecturer (1973 - 1994), Lecturer, University of Bristol (1972 - 1973)

Visiting positions: Indiana Graduate Program for Judges (2007); Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Toronto (2000); Visiting Fellow, University of Western Australia Law School (1988); Visiting Senior Teaching Fellow, National University of Singapore (1987); Visiting Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School (1980 & 1983);Visiting Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada (1979)

 

 

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  • J Beatson, 'The New Model Judiciary & the Other Two Branches of the State' (2015) Judicial Review 65
  • J Beatson, Andrew Burrows and John Cartwright, Anson’s Law of Contract (OUP 2010)
  • J Beatson, 'Reforming an Unwritten Constitution' (2010) 126 LQR 48
  • J Beatson, 'Forensic Science and Human Rights: The Challenges' (2009) Medicine, Science and the Law
  • J Beatson, 'Judicial Independence and Accountability' (2008) The Judicial Review 1
  • J Beatson, Stephen Grosz, Tom Hickman and Rabinder Singh, Human Rights: Judicial Protection in the UK (2006)
  • J Beatson, 'Should Judges Conduct Public Inquiries?' (2005) 121 LQR 221
  • J Beatson and Reinhard Zimmermann, Jurists Uprooted: German-speaking émigré lawyers in twentieth century Britain (OUP 2004)
  • J Beatson and Daniel Friedmann (eds), Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law, (OUP 1995)
  • J Beatson, The Use and Abuse of Unjust Enrichment, (OUP 1991)
  • J Beatson and M H Matthews, Administrative Law: Cases and Materials, 1983, 2nd edn 1989 (2nd ed OUP 1989)

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