UCL  IRIS
Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data grouped in the sections named "Externally Awarded" or "Internally Disbursed" (shown on the profile page) to your Research Finance Administrator. Your can find your Research Finance Administrator at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/research/rs-contacts.php by entering your department
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
 More search options
Prof Paul Davies
Appointment
  • Professor of Commercial Law
  • Faculty of Laws
  • UCL SLASH
Biography

Paul was appointed to the Chair in Commercial Law in September 2017. He was previously a Fellow at St Catherine’s College, Oxford, and before that a Fellow at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Paul has also worked in the Property and Trust Law Team at the Law Commission. He initially read Oriental Studies (Japanese) before studying Law at Downing College, Cambridge, and spent a year in Poitiers studying French Law.


Paul is interested in all areas of commercial law, and has written widely on private law more generally. He is the author of Accessory Liability (Hart Publishing, 2015; revised paperback edition, 2017), which was the joint second prize winner of the 2015 Society of Legal Scholars Peter Birks Book Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship. Paul is also a co-author of Equity and Trusts: Text, Cases and Materials (2nd ed, OUP, 2016 (with Graham Virgo)), the author of JC Smith’s The Law of Contract (OUP, 2016) and is one of the editors of Snell’s Equity.


Paul’s work has been cited by appellate courts in England and Wales, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Singapore.

Paul is also a Barrister of Lincoln’s Inn and an Associate Member of Maitland Chambers.

Please report any queries concerning the data shown on this page to https://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/helpdesk/helpdesk_web_form.php
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by