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Prof John Lowry
Appointment
  • Principal Teaching Fellow
  • Faculty of Laws
  • UCL SLASH
  • Emeritus Professor of Law
  • Faculty of Laws
  • UCL SLASH
Biography
John Lowry joined the Faculty of Laws in 2004 having moved from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary London. He has taught law in the USA (New Jersey) and practised in Toronto, Canada specialising in corporate litigation. He has written widely in domestic and international journals on directors’ fiduciary obligations, shareholder remedies and insurance law. He has co-authored books on company law, insurance contract law, and limitation of actions. He is a contributing editor to Gore-Browne on Companies, Company Law section editor for the Journal of Business Law and Case Review editor for International Corporate Rescue. He also serves on the editorial board of The Company Lawyer. During 2000-2002 he was Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. In 2001 he was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Connecticut, Centre for Insurance Law Research and in 2010 he was Distinguished Global Jurist Visiting Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In 2008 he was elected an Honorary Fellow of Monash University.
Research Groups
Research Summary
Current research interests include directors’ fiduciary obligations, shareholder remedies and the duty of good faith in insurance contract law. He is currently completing new editions of Pettet's Company Law and Insurance Law: Doctrines and Principles..
Teaching Summary
Undergraduate
Company Law

Graduate
Company Law
Insurance Law
Academic Background
  LLB Bachelor of Laws – Law University College London
  LLM Master of Laws – Law University College London
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