Sir Roy Goode, QC

Emeritus Professor of Law


Roy Goode, CBE, QC, LL B 1954, LL D (Lond) 1976,  DCL (Oxon) 2006, FBA, 1988, FRSA 1990, Barrister (IT) 1988, QC 1990, Hon Bencher, Inner Temple 1992-  , (Solr 1955-88); Hon. DSc Econ (Lond) 1996; Hon.LLD (University of East Anglia) 2003; Hon LLD (College of Law) 2011.  Distinguished Friend of Oxford 2011.  Distinguished Senior Fellow, School of Advanced Study, 2011 -   . Honorary President of Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London. Knighted for services to academic law 2000.  Emeritus Professor of Law and Emeritus Fellow of St. John's College 1998- . 

Formerly: Professor of Law, Queen Mary College, 1971-73, Crowther Professor of Credit and Commercial Law, Queen Mary College, 1973-89, Founder and Director, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, 1979-89, Dean of Fac and Head of Department of Law 1976-80, QMC/ QMW. Norton Rose Prof of English Law and Fellow, St John's College 1990-1998.  Visiting Professor, Melbourne University, 1975, Australian Commonwealth Visiting Fellow, 1975; Visiting Professor, Monash University 1984, Falconbridge Visiting Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1987; Commonwealth Banking Corporation Visiting Professor, Monash University 1988; Thyssen Visiting Professor, University of Hamburg 1999; Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard University, 1999; G.J. Wiarda Visiting Professor, University of Utrecht, 2003; OK Visiting International Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2014.  President of the Council of the International Postgraduate Law School, Belgrade, 2002-2005. Former Board member of London Court of International Arbitration.  Member of Committee on Consumer Credit, 1968-71 and of Monopolies and Mergers Comm 1981-86. Chairman IBA Advertising Advisory Committee, 1976-80; Chairman, Commn on lnt Commercial Practice of International Chamber of Commerce 1993-1997; Chairman, Pension Law Review Committee, 1992-93.   Chairman Exec Committee, Justice; Member of Council, Br Inst Int and Comp Law; Member, DTI Committee on Arbitration, 1985- .and of Civil and Fam Committee of Judicial Studies Board. Member of Governing Council of International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) 1988-2003 and Hon Member 2003 -  .  Hon President of the Uniform law Foundation 2003-2014.   President of the Society of Public Teachers of Law 1991-1992.  Member Commission on European Contract Law.   Member Study Group for preparation of UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (phase 3).  UK representative and Chairman or Rapporteur at various diplomatic Conferences to adopt international private law conventions.