Speaker Biographies

Aditi Bagchi writes primarily in contract theory. She is interested in the nature of contractual obligation, principles of contract interpretation, the interaction of inequality and contract, and contract as a regulatory instrument. She has a related interest in the comparative political economy of contract, labor and corporate law. Bagchi previously taught at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Before teaching, she was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and a clerk on the United State Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She obtained her J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.Sc. in Economic and Social History from Oxford University, and an A.B. in Government and Philosophy from Harvard College.

Eli Ball is currently a DPhil Candidate in Law at Magdalen College, and a Lecturer in Law at St John’s College, Oxford. His research focuses on the law of unjust enrichment and, in particular, the nature of the nature of the ‘at the expense of the claimant’ inquiry. He is admitted as a lawyer and attorney in New South Wales and New York State. He completed his undergraduate combined law degree at Macquarie University in Australia, and worked for a judge of the NSW Court of Appeal before completing the BCL and MPhil at Oxford.

Dr Elise Bant is a Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne. She is Co-Convenor (with Associate Professor Matthew Harding) of the Obligations Group at Melbourne Law School. Elise’s main teaching and research interests lie in the areas of unjust enrichment, trusts, contract, common law and equitable wrongdoing, property and private law remedies. A developing interest, and the subject of the paper at this conference, is the extent to which common law doctrine must evolve to accommodate statutory principle in the light of the High Court’s recent affirmation of an overriding principle of ‘coherence’.

Kit Barker is Professor of Law at The University of Queensland, Australia and a fellow and member of the board of management of the Australian Centre of Private Law at UQ.  He moved to Australia in 2006 after 16 happy years at Southampton in the U.K. Although he has interests in private law generally, he specialises in the law and theory of unjust enrichment and the law of torts. He is a co-author of most recent edition of The Law of Torts in Australia (Oxford, 5th ed, 2012) and of Unjust Enrichment (Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 2008); and has recently co-edited a collection of essays examining key interactions between public and private law and values – ‘Private Law: Key Encounters with Public Law’ (Cambridge, 2013). He is assistant editor of the Torts Law Journal and the regional editor for Australia of the Restitution Law Review.

Tobias Barkley is an associate lecturer in Law at La Trobe University, Victoria. He has previously practiced in trusts and estates in Auckland, New Zealand and completed a research LLM on property and discretionary trusts at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

Katy Barnett joined Melbourne Law School in 2010. She was awarded her PhD in the same year, and it was published in 2012 by Hart Publishing as a monograph entitled Accounting for Profit for Breach of Contract: Theory and Practice. Katy is the national reporter for Australia on Disgorgement of Profits for the XVIIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law (Vienna, 2014). She was a visiting scholar with Brasenose College, Oxford as part of the Melbourne-Oxford Faculty Exchange in early 2013. She has written a book entitled Remedies in Australian Private Law with Dr Sirko Harder from Monash University, to be published by Cambridge University Press in mid-2014.

Allan Beever is Professor of Law at the University of South Australia. He has previously held positions at the Universities of Ottawa, Southampton, Durham and Auckland and at the Max Plank Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg. Author of Rediscovering the Law of Negligence, Forgotten Justice: The Forms of Justice in the History of Legal and Political Theory, and The Law of Private Nuisance, he has won significant awards for his research, including a von Humboldt Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany and a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust, UK. He specialises in the areas of tort law, the law of obligations, legal theory, philosophy of law, and the philosophy of Immanuel Kant.

Jeff Berryman is a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, Canada, where he has been for the past 30 years.  In addition, he holds a fractional chair appointment as Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland, N.Z.  A specialist in remedies, he also teaches contract law and restitution.  He is the author of “The Law of Equitable Remedies” 2nd ed. (Irwin Publishing – Essentials of Canadian Law series) published in 2013, and is the co-ordinating editor and contributing author of Berryman et al, “Remedies: Cases and Materials” now in its 6th ed., published by Emond Montgomery.  His published articles have appeared in journals in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, The United States, and England.  He has advised the New Zealand Ministry of Justice, Ontario Law Reform Commission, and the Federal Court of Canada. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.  His most recent publications include; “Cy-Pres as a Class Action Remedy – Justly Maligned or Just Misunderstood?”, with Robyn Carroll, in Kit Barker and Darryn Jensen eds. Private Law: Key Encounters with Public Law (Cambridge University Press), “The Concept of Equity’s Maxims in Canadian Jurisprudence”, (2012), 43 Ottawa Law Review 165, “When Will a Permanent Injunction be Granted in Canada for Intellectual Property Infringement? The Influence of eBay v. Merc-Exchange”, (2012) 24 Intellectual Property Journal 159, “Nudge, Nudge, Wink, Wink: Behavioural Modification, Cy-pres Distributions and Class Actions”, (2011), 53 Supreme Court Law Review 2d. 133, “Remedies Before Administrative Tribunals: What can be learned from the common law” (2011) 24 Canadian Journal of Administrative Law and Practice 129,  “The Law of Remedies: A Prospectus for Teaching and Scholarship” (2010) 9 Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 123, “Class Actions (Representative Proceedings) and the Exercise of the Cy-Pres Doctrine: Time for Improved Scrutiny” in J. Berryman and R. Bigwood, The Law of Remedies: New Directions in the Common Law (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2010) 727, “Challenging Shibboleths: Evidence Based Policy Making, the Supreme Court of Canada and Anton Piller Orders” (2010), 36 Advocates’ Quarterly 509, and “Fact-Based Fiduciary Duties and Breaches of Confidence: An Overview of their imposition and remedies for breach”, (2009), 15 New Zealand Business Law Quarterly 36.

Christine Beuermann is a lecturer at the University of Tasmania.  She teaches contract, tort and a newly developed course on Foundations of Private Law.  After undertaking the BCL at Oxford, she completed her PhD at ANU on ‘Strict Liability for the Wrongdoing of Another in Tort’.  Christine’s research focusses on strict liability and she is currently working on a project that examines what is meant by use of the term ‘strict liability’ in the law of torts.

Andrew Burrows, MA, BCL, LLM (Harvard), QC (Hon), FBA, Barrister and Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple is Professor of the Law of England in the University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College. He has been a Law Commissioner for England and Wales, a lecturer at the University of Manchester and Professor at University College, London. He lectures regularly for the Judicial College, is a Recorder on the South-Eastern Circuit and a Door Tenant of Fountain Court Chambers, London. His books include Remedies for Torts and Breach of Contract, The Law of Restitution, A Casebook on Contract, Understanding the Law of Obligations and A Restatement of the English Law of Unjust Enrichment. He is a joint author of Anson’ s Law of Contract, the general editor of English Private Law and an editor of Chitty on Contracts and Clerk and Lindsell on Torts.

Peter Cane taught at Corpus Christi College, Oxford for the first 20 years of his academic career, successively as lecturer, reader and professor. Since 1997 he has been Professor of Law at the ANU, until 2007 in the Research School of Social Sciences. He is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. In 2011 he delivered the British Academy Maccabaean Lecture in Jurisprudence. In 2011-2, jointly with Professor Jane Stapleton, he was Arthur L Goodhart Visiting Professor of Legal Science at the University of Cambridge.

Robyn Carroll is a professor at the Law School at the University of Western Australia. Her teaching and research interests include Contract Law, Civil Remedies, Mediation, Negotiation and Family Law. Robyn is the editor of Civil Remedies: Issues and Developments (The Federation Press
1996) and has published numerous articles and book chapters on contract law, remedies, mediation and the role of apologies in the resolution of legal disputes. Robyn is an accredited mediator and a senior sessional member of the Western Australian State Administrative Tribunal in the Human Rights stream where she conducts hearings in guardianship and administration matters.

Erika Chamberlain, LLB, PhD (Cantab) is Associate Dean (Academic) at the Faculty of Law, Western University. Her main area of private law research is the tort liability of public authorities. She is a co-author of The Law of Torts in Canada, 3d ed (2010) and Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts, 8th ed (2011), and co-editor of Emerging Issues in Tort Law (2007) and Tort Law: Challenging Orthodoxy (2013). Prior to the joining the Faculty of Law, she served as law clerk to Mr Justice Major at the Supreme Court of Canada, and was called to the Ontario bar in 2002.

Mindy Chen-Wishartis a Reader in Contract Law at Oxford University. She was previously Senior Lecturer at Otago University in New Zealand and Rhodes Research Fellow at St Hilda’s College. She specialises in Contract, Restitution and Philosophical Foundations of the Common Law. She is author of Contract Law (4th ed), and is leading a large project on the Contract Laws of Asia, to be published with OUP. She holds visiting professorships at Hong Kong University and the National University of Singapore. The paper she will deliver at the Conference on Legal Transplant won the prize for the best paper of 2013 in the International and Comparative Law Quarterly.

Dr Niamh Connolly is an assistant professor in the School of Law at Trinity College, Dublin. Her principal research interest is unjust enrichment law. She is currently engaged in a research project on restitution following the performance of invalid measures in both private and public law. It is in this context that she has been exploring the boundaries of public and private law in cases concerning public bodies. Niamh also has teaching and research interests in comparative law. She has been a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, at McGill University, at the Institute of European and Comparative Law in Oxford and at University College, Oxford. She was formerly a Scholar of Trinity College Dublin and the beneficiary of an IRCHSS Government of Ireland postgraduate research studentship.

Tatiana Cutts is a senior lecturer and D.Phil student at Keble College, Oxford, supervised by Professor Robert Stevens. Her research interests include Restitution, Trusts and Contract law, and she lectures and teaches in Trusts.

Simone Degeling is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales. Her research and publications are located in unjust enrichment, equity and remedies. Within unjust enrichment scholarship, she has done extensive work on policy motivated unjust factors and the intersections between unjust enrichment and other sources of rights and obligations. She uses both doctrinal and theoretical approaches to inform her work. She is the General Editor of the Journal of Equity, a Fellow of The Australian Centre for Private Law, TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland and in 2014 will be a Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore.

Eric Descheemaeker is Lecturer in European Private Law at the University of Edinburgh. His main research interests lie in the law of tort, with an emphasis on historical and comparative issues. His first monograph, The Division of Wrongs (OUP 2009), concerned itself with the structure of the law of civil wrongs in the Romanist and common-law traditions. More recently, he has been working on personality rights and co-edited a book on Iniuria and the Common Law (Hart 2013, with Helen Scott). He also has a particular interest in mixed (Anglo-Roman) legal systems.

Dr Matt Dyson is a Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge. His research focuses on the relationship between tort and crime, looking comparatively and historically, seeking to understand how and why law changes. He teaches tort law, criminal law, comparative law, European legal history and Roman law.


The Right Honourable Dame Sian Elias is the Chief Justice of New Zealand. She studied law at the University of Auckland, graduating with LLB (Hons), and was admitted to the Bar in 1970. She gained a JSM from Stanford University in the United States, before entering legal practice from 1972 in Auckland. Dame Sian served as a Law Commissioner from 1986 until 1990. She was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1988 and a judge of the High Court in 1995. Justice Elias became Chief Justice in 1999, and was awarded the GNZM the same year. Dame Sian became a member of the Supreme Court on its establishment in January 2004.

The Honourable Paul Finn is a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne. He was Professor of Law, Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University from 1988-1995, a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia from 1995-2012 and Arthur Goodhart Visiting Professor of Legal Science at the University of Cambridge from 2010-2011. He was a member of the 2nd and 3rd Working Groups on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts.

Neil Foster is an Associate Professor of Law in Newcastle Law School at the University of Newcastle. Neil’s main teaching and research interest is the law of Torts, which he teaches to undergraduate LLB students. He also teaches a course in Workplace Health and Safety Law, both face-to-face and through a distance education course, and a new course in Law and Religion. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Torts Law Journal, and has been involved in revisions of a property text and two major Australian torts textbooks – he is a co-author of the 7th edition of the Luntz & Hambly student text, and was responsible for a new chapter in the 10th edition of Fleming’s Law of Torts. He has published a number of articles in the area of torts and WHS law. He is the author of a book on the WHS Law area, Workplace Health and Safety Law in Australia, published in 2012 by LexisNexis Butterworths.

Paula Giliker holds the Chair of Comparative Law at the University of Bristol (UK), having previously taught at the University of Oxford and Queen Mary, University of London.  She is President of the British Association of Comparative Law and a member of the editorial boards of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Common Law World Review and Journal of Professional Negligence.  Her research interests include tort law, comparative law and European private law.   She has published widely in these fields and recent publications include Vicarious Liability in Tort: A Comparative Perspective (CUP, 2010) and the forthcoming The Europeanisation of English Tort Law (Hart 2014).

Andrew Gold is a Professor of Law at De Paul University. His primary research interests address private law theory and the law of corporations. Following graduation from Duke University School of Law, he clerked with the Honorable Daniel Manion of the Seventh Circuit, and with the Honorable Loren Smith of the Court of Federal Claims. After his clerkships, he joined Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he practiced corporate litigation. His work has recently been published in the Northwestern University, William and Mary, U.C. Davis, and Maryland law reviews, and is forthcoming in the University of Toronto Law Journal. He is also co-editor of a new book on fiduciary theory, Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2014). In 2007 and 2013, Professor Gold received the DePaul College of Law’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship, and, in 2010, he received the Award for Excellence in Teaching. During the 2011-2012 academic year, Professor Gold was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, and in Fall 2011, he was an HLA Hart Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford.

James Goudkamp is a Fellow and Tutor in Law at Keble College, Oxford, and a University Lecturer in Law at the Oxford Law Faculty. James holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Wollongong and postgraduate degrees, including a doctorate, from the University of Oxford. In 2005-2006, James was an Associate to the Hon Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG of the High Court of Australia. James’s research interests centre on tort law. He is the author of Tort Law Defences (2013), a co-author of Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort (19th ed, 2014) with Edwin Peel and an editor of Torts in Commercial Law (2011) with James Edelman and Simone Degeling. James holds or has held visiting posts at Harvard Law School, the National University of Singapore, the University of Western Australia and the University of Wollongong. Among other things, James is presently working with John Murphy on a project concerned with theories of tort law.

Sarah Green is CUF Lecturer and Fellow of St Hilda’s College, Oxford.  She is the author of The Tort of Conversion (Hart 2009, with John Randall QC) as well as various articles on the interface between tort, contract and property. Her monograph on Causation in Negligence will be published by Hart Publishing in 2014.

Birke Häcker is a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Munich, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Her main research interests pertain to general private and business law, comparative law and legal history. Birke holds degrees in both English law (University of Oxford) and German law (University of Bonn) and has published extensively in different areas of private and comparative law (esp. contract, unjust enrichment, property and succession). Her Oxford doctorate entitled Consequences of Impaired Consent Transfers, which first appeared as a monograph in 2009 (Mohr Siebeck), is about to be republished (Hart Publishing). She is a co-editor and co-author of Restitution for Overpaid Tax (Hart Publishing, 2013). Other recent publications include ‘A Case Note on All Souls College v. Cod[d]rington (1720)’ in (2012) 76 RabelsZ 1051–1077, ‘Direct and Indirect Enrichment at the Claimant’s Expense in Three-Party Cases’ in Mitchell/Swadling (eds) The Restatement Third: Restitution and Unjust Enrichment – Critical and Comparative Essays (Hart Publishing, 2013) 31–57, and ‘Trees and Neighbours’ in Burrows/Johnston/Zimmermann (eds) Judge and Jurist – Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry (OUP, 2013) 591–618. Prior to joining the Max Planck Institute, Birke researched and taught at the University of Oxford and a Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. She remains affiliated to both institutions.

Margaret Isabel Hall LLB, LLM is a Founding Faculty Member at the Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University, where she teaches Torts, Legal Perspectives, Family Law, and Advanced Torts.  Prior to joining the Faculty at TRU, Margaret taught in the law faculties at the University of British Columbia and University of Ottawa, where she taught Torts, Property, Jurisprudence, and Advanced Legal Research and Writing. In the area of tort law area, Margaret has published articles on vicarious liability, systemic negligence, the duty to protect, and public authority liability in the area of child abuse.  Margaret is also the co-author, with Gregory Pun, of Nuisance Law in Canada.  Margaret’s other major area of research and publication (in addition to Torts) is mental capacity and issues in law and ageing.  Margaret is affiliated with the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative centred at Emory University, Atlanta as an Affiliated Global Faculty Member, and is a Fellow/Research Associate with the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia at the University of British Columbia.

Matthew Harding is an Associate Professor in the Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne. He has published widely on the philosophical foundations (and, to a lesser extent, doctrinal aspects) of equity and trusts, the law of land registration, and charity law.

Sirko Harder joined Monash Law School in Australia as a Senior Lecturer in 2009. Previously he had been the City Solicitors’ Educational Trust Lecturer in the Law of Obligations at the University of Leicester in England. He obtained his undergraduate law degree in Germany. His research and teaching focuses on the law of obligations, in particular remedies, and private international law. He has published the monograph Measuring Damages in the Law of Obligations: The Search for Harmonised Principles (Hart, 2010). Together with Katy Barnett from Melbourne Law School, he has written a new book Remedies in Australian Private Law, to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2014.

Louise Bélanger-Hardy BA, B. Soc. Sc, LL.B., LL.M is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa, Canada where she teaches Torts and Medical Law. She is a member of the Bar of Ontario. She holds cross-appointments to the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board of Ontario and the Health Services Appeal and Review Board of Ontario. Recent publications include ‘Reconsidering the “Recognizable Psychiatric Illness” Requirement in Canadian Negligence Law’ (2013) 38 QLJ 583 and ‘Thresholds of Actionable Mental Harm in Negligence: A Policy-Based Appraisal’ (2013) 36 DLJ 103. Together with Professor Denis Boivin, she is the author of a leading textbook on Canadian Tort Law in French. Her work has brought her in contact with the civil law of Quebec through teaching responsibilities at the law faculties of Université de Montréal and Université de Nantes, France, and through the direction of courses on the common law for civil law lawyers at the Department of Justice Canada. She has co-edited, with Aline Grenon, two companion works: Elements of Quebec Civil Law – A Comparison with the Common Law of Canada, and Éléments de common law canadienne – comparaison avec le droit civil québécois [2010 Walter Owen Book Prize].

Steve Hedley joined the Law Faculty at University College Cork, Ireland, in 2003, after holding posts at Oxford (1982-1985) and Cambridge (1985-2003). He has written on Tort (including Tort, now 7th ed 2011) and Restitution (including Restitution: Its division and ordering, 2001, and A critical introduction to restitution, 2001). His other writings have covered electronic commerce (including Law of electronic commerce and the Internet in the UK and Ireland, 2006), legal history, and the law relating to universities. His recent writing has concentrated on private law theory (including ‘Is Private Law Meaningless?’ [2011] CLP 89-116), and he blogs at www. private-law-theory.org.

Lusina Ho is Harold Hsiao-Wo Lee Professor in Trust and Equity at the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests are in Trusts, Equity, Restitution and Comparative Trusts.

Martin Hogg is Professor of the Law of Obligations at the University of Edinburgh. He has written and published extensively in the obligations field since 1992, both from a national and comparative legal perspective.  His interest in the law of obligations encompasses obligations theory, law and language.

Robyn Honey graduated from the University of Western Australia, where she obtained a Bachelor of Jurisprudence with Honours in 1983, a Bachelor of Laws with Honours in 1985 and a Master of Laws with Distinction in 2005.  She was admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 1987.  Robyn worked as a research assistant with the Western Australian Crown Solicitor and as a legal practitioner with a corporate law firm in Perth, before commencing a career in academia at the University of Western Australia.  She is currently a senior lecturer in the School of Law at Murdoch University, where she teaches and researches in equity, trusts and property law. She holds a Practising Certificate issued by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia and is undertaking research towards a doctorate at Melbourne University.  Her thesis, which pertains to the theoretical underpinnings of the doctrine of undue influence, is supervised by Professor Elise Bant and Associate Professor Matthew Harding.

Nick Hopkins is Professor of Law at the University of Reading. His research lies in land law, particularly in the interface of property rights in land with unjust enrichment and equity.  The current focus of his research is the legal regulation of the home through private and public law, from a doctrinal and socio-legal perspective.  He is co-author (with Ben MacFarlane and Sarah Nield) of OUP’s Land Law: Text, Cases and Materials (2nd ed, 2012) and edited the 7th volume of Modern Studies in Property Law (Hart, 2013).  He is case notes editor of The Conveyancer & Property Lawyer.

Andrew Hutchison is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town.  He teaches courses on Insurance Law, Commercial Transactions Law and the Interpretation of Statutes.  Andrew has a BA, LLB, LLM and PhD all from the University of Cape Town.  His research interests lie largely in contract law and the law of various specific contracts.  A central focal point in this research is the role of good faith in South African contract law and exploring various modernising influences which could be imported under this doctrine; such as hardship, pre-contractual reliance and a potential duty to negotiate in good faith.  Andrew has worked at the University of Cape Town since 2005.  For further details and a full list of publications, see:

Peter Jaffey is Professor of Law at Brunel University in the UK. He has published in various aspects of private law, in particular restitution and the remedial aspects of contract and trusts, and the theory of private law and the common law. He has also published in intellectual property and company law. He is the author of The Nature and Scope of Restitution (Hart, 2000) and Private Law and Property Claims (Hart, 2007). He has taught trusts law, company law and intellectual property law.

Anna K. C. Koo, LL.B. (King’s College London), LL.M. (University of Strathclyde), Assistant Professor of Law of the University of Hong Kong, Barrister-at-Law, HKIAC & HKMAAL Accredited Mediator.  Koo’s principal research interests are Mediation and Law of Evidence. Koo authored the Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong on Evidence (2011) and refereed articles in a wide range of international journals including Civil Justice Quarterly, Common Law World Review, Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, and International Journal of Evidence and Proof.  She has been regularly invited to speak at the Legislative Council, government departments, professional bodies and academic conferences.  She is an independent practitioner, trainer and assessor of mediation.

Kelvin Kwok is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong. He specialises in competition law, intellectual property, tort law, and law and economics. A graduate of the University of Hong Kong and the University of Chicago, he taught accounting at the HKU Faculty of Business and Economics prior to joining the Faculty of Law in August 2012. He serves as Deputy Director of the BBA(Law)-LLB programme and a team coach for the Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot. He is also a co-opted member of the Hong Kong Consumer Council.

James Lee is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham and Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. He is Torts Subject Section Convenor for the Society of Legal Scholars and a member of the Society’s Executive Committee. The two main themes of James’ research are the law of obligations and  judicial decision-making in superior appellate courts, and he has written widely on both topics, including an editing the collection From House of Lords to Supreme Court: Judges, Jurists and the Process of Judging (Hart, 2011. He was a Visiting Scholar at Melbourne Law School in late 2011, when he worked on his forthcoming book Legislation and Reform in the Law of Obligations (http://www.hartpub.co.uk/books/details.asp?isbn=9781849463188). James has been appointed as one of the co-editors (with Jamie Glister of the University of Sydney) of the 20th edition of Hanbury and Martin’s Modern Equity (to be published by Sweet & Maxwell in 2015).

Rebecca Lee is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong, where she teaches and researches in equity and trusts (including comparative trusts).  She is co-editor of Trust Law in Asian Civil Law Jurisdictions: A Comparative Analysis (CUP, 2013).

Qiao Liu is a senior lecturer at the TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland and an Adjunct Professor of law at the Xi’an Jiaotong University Law School (China). He obtained his DPhil in law from the University of Oxford and was previously a Lecturer at the University of the West of England (Bristol). He currently serves as the managing editor and the deputy editor-in-chief of the Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (OUP). Qiao teaches and researches in contract, commercial law and Chinese law, with a particular interest in comparative study of Chinese and Anglo-Australian private law.

Kelry Loi joined the National University of Singapore as an Assistant Professor in 2010 where he teaches Contracts as well as Equity and Trusts at the Faculty of Law. Before that, he taught at the University of Hong Kong between 2006 and 2010, where he convened the Commercial Law course and participated in teaching Global Business Law, Business Associations and Contracts. He has degrees from the University of London (LL.M.) and NUS (LL.B.).

Kelry’s recent work include publications relating to: Quistclose trusts and Romalpa clauses (Law Quarterly Review (2012), Hong Kong Law Journal (2011), Restitution Law Review (2008) and Lloyd’s Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly (2008)); sale of goods (Journal of Business Law (2007) and Hong Kong Law Journal (2009)); trustee exemption clauses (The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer (2011)); mortgagees’ and receivers’ duties (Journal of Business Law (2010), The Conveyancer & Property Lawyer (2010) and Singapore Journal of Legal Studies (2009)); implication of terms (Law Quarterly Review (2009)); bills of exchange and cheques (Chitty on Contracts – Hong Kong Specific Contracts (2013)); performance guarantees (Singapore Academy of Law Journal (2011)); unauthorised agency (Journal of Contract Law (2013)); misrepresentation by banks’ agents (Singapore Journal of Legal Studies (2012)); and non-reliance clauses and bankers’
duty of care (Journal of Business Law (forthcoming)).

Kelvin Low is Associate Professor of Law at the Singapore Management University. His research lies broadly in the field of private law, with particular focus on property law, the law of equity and trusts and contract law. He is the co-author (with Tan Sook Yee and Tang Hang Wu) of the Singapore¹s leading textbook on land law, Tan Sook Yee¹s Principles of Singapore Land Law (3rd ed, LexisNexis, 2009). He was previously with The University of Hong Kong and the National University of Singapore.

Catharine MacMillan is a Professor of Law and Legal History at the School of Law, University of Reading.  Her research interests are in private law, with an examination of the historical development of the common law.  She has published widely on aspects of this development with a particular reference to its relevance to contemporary law. She is the author of Mistakes in Contract Law (Hart Publishing, 2010). Her current research concerns the development of commercial law in Britain with a particular emphasis on the transplantation and implementation of different laws and legal theories from American and continental European sources. Incorporated in this research is a consideration of law and the British Empire in the nineteenth century. She is writing a legal biography of the trans-Atlantic lawyer, Judah Benjamin.

Ian Malkin joined Melbourne Law School in 1986.  His recent research interests include issues associated with tort law reform, policy issues underlying the law relating to HIV (harm minimisation and the provision of supervised injecting facilities), High Court jurisprudence, legal education and student well-being. He co-authored, with Professor Martin Davies, the 6th edition of Torts (2012, LexisNexis Butterworths).  He is a Director of Melbourne Law School’s JD Program, is Director of the Office for Teaching and Learning in Law; he teaches Torts and Legal Method and Reasoning. In 2002, he was the inaugural recipient of Melbourne University’s Barbara Falk teaching award; he also was awarded a “Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student learning” in the national Carrick Australian Awards for University Teaching. He holds degrees from the University of Manitoba and University of London.

The Honourable Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM was a Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1972 to 1987 and Chief Justice from 1987 to 1995.  He was Commonwealth Solicitor General from 1964 to 1969 and a Judge of the NSW Court of Appeal from 1969 to 1972.  He has been Chancellor of UNSW, National Fellow at the Research School of Social Sciences at the ANU, a Judge of the Supreme Court of Fiji and President of the Solomon Islands Court of Appeal.   In 1996-1997 he was Arthur Goodhart Professor in Legal Science at Cambridge University. Since 2001 he has been Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the ANU College of Law. Sir Anthony has been a non-permanent Judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal since 1997. Sir Anthony holds Honorary Doctorates from the Australian National University and Sydney, Melbourne, Monash, Griffith and Deakin Universities, UNSW and the Universities of Oxford and Hong Kong.

Lee Mason is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong. His research interests include the Law of Obligations, Commercial Law, Trusts, Auctions and Consumer Protection.

Nick McBride is Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He was formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author (with Roderick Bagshaw) of a textbook on Tort Law (now in its fourth edition, 2012), and an introductory book on studying law, Letters to a Law Student (now in its third edition, 2013). He runs the website www.mcbridesguides.com, which provides law students with a variety of resources to help them with their studies.

David McLauchlan joined the Law Faculty at Victoria University of Wellington in 1971 and has been Professor of Law since 1981.  He is also Honorary Professor at The University of Queensland, Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne, an associate member of Stout Street Chambers in Wellington, and in 2008 he was the McWilliam Professor in Commercial Law at the University of Sydney. David is the author of two books and has published many journal articles and book chapters, mainly in the areas of the law of contract and commercial law.  His writings have been frequently cited in the judgments of leading Commonwealth courts.

Professor John Mee teaches Equity and Land Law at the Law Faculty, University College Cork. He is a former Dean of the Faculty. He is the author of The Property Rights of Cohabitees (Hart, 1999) and the co-author of Law and Taxation of Trusts (Tottel, 2007) and Land Law (Thomson Round Hall, 3rd ed, 2011). He has published articles and book chapters on equity and trusts (including the history of trusts), land law, and the law of family property. He is a trustee director of the British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII).

Phillip Morgan is a Lecturer in Law at the University of York.  He teaches obligations and commercial law on York’s LLB and LLM programmes.  His current research interests relate to tort and the voluntary sector.  He was previously a Lecturer at the University of Southampton, Judicial Assistant to the Lord Chief Justice and also to the Senior President of Tribunals, and in practice.

John Murphy is a professor of law at the University of Lancaster.  He has published numerous articles and essays on the law of torts over the years as well as The Law of Nuisance published by Oxford University Press in 2010. He has edited mainly alone (but sometimes with others) Street on Torts for about 15 years; and he is one of the editorial team responsible for Clerk and Lindsell on Torts.

Jason Neyers is a professor of law at Western University. He has published numerous papers and comments in leading law journals, including the Law Quarterly Review, the University of Toronto Law Journal, the McGill Law Journal, Legal Studies, the Canadian Bar Review, the Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, the Torts Law Journal, the King’s Law Journal, the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, the Canadian Business Law Journal, the Alberta Law Journal, the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence and the Insurance Law Journal.  He is also a co-editor/author of eight books: Understanding Unjust Enrichment (Hart, 2004), The Law of Restitution in Canada: Cases and Materials (Emond Montgomery, 2004); Cases and Materials on Contract, 3d ed. (Emond Montgomery, 2005); Emerging Issues in Tort Law (Hart, 2007); Exploring Contract Law (Hart, 2009); Cases and Materials on Contract, 4th ed. (Emond Montgomery, 2010); The Law of Torts in Canada, 3d ed. (Carswell, 2010); Tort Law: Challenging Orthodoxy (Hart, 2013). His work has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, the High Court of Australia and the Court of Appeal of England and Wales.  Jason is the moderator of the Obligations Discussion Group (ODG), which is an international mailing list devoted to all aspects of the law of obligations and a founding member of Western University’s Tort Law Research Group. Prior to taking up his academic appointment he was a clerk at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Dr Jeannie Marie Paterson is an Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School. Jeannie researches and teaches in the fields of contracts and consumer protection law. Her current research focuses on the interaction between substantive and procedural fairness concerns in consumer and contract law and the relationship between consumer protection legislation and contract doctrine.

Alistair Price is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town.  He teaches the law of delict, contract and jurisprudence and his research focuses on intersections between the law of obligations and constitutional and administrative law.  He has an LLB from the University of Cape Town, a BCL from Oxford University and a PhD from Cambridge University.  Alistair’s recent publications include ‘The influence of human rights on private common law’ (2012) 129 South African Law Journal 330 and his work has been cited by the Constitutional Court of South Africa (F v Minister of Safety & Security [2011] ZACC 37; Democratic Alliance v President of South Africa [2012] ZACC 24).  He has worked as an assistant to Professor Reinhard Zimmermann at the Max Planck Institute for Private Law in Hamburg, and as a clerk for the late former Chief Justice of South Africa, Pius Langa.

Magdalena Raczynska, M.Jur (Lodz, Poland), GDL (UEA), PhD (UEA), is a Lecturer in Law at University of Bristol. Her PhD, supervised by Professor Duncan Sheehan and awarded in December 2012, was on security interests in proceeds, products and fruits. She has presented at a number of conferences in the UK and internationally on topics in personal property and commercial law. Her recent publications include ME Raczynska, ‘Parallels between the civilian separate patrimony, real subrogation and the idea of property in a trust fund’. in: L Smith (eds) The Worlds of the Trust (2013 Cambridge University Press, Cambridge) pp. 454-480. She is involved in the Secured Transactions Law Reform Project (http://securedtransactionslawreformproject.org) as a member of its Steering Committee, chaired by Lord Saville of Newdigate, and a researcher for one of the Project working groups. The Project considers the need and shape of law reform in the area of security interests in England and its membership includes judges, practitioners, academics and representatives of the “secured credit industry”. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/law/people/magda-e-raczynska/index.html


John Randall has been a practising English barrister since 1980, a QC since 1995, and a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn since 2003.  He works predominantly in the Chancery and Commercial fields.  John has been a Recorder since 1996, and a deputy judge of the English High Court since 2000, and is a former head of St Philips Chambers, one of the largest in the UK.  He is also a member of the bars of New South Wales (1979) and Western Australia (2001).  John has been heavily involved in legal education for a number of years, and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of New South Wales (2013), where he has taught courses on Advanced Contract, Legal History and Principles and Practice of Advocacy for the past 10 years.  In 2014 he is to teach a course on Contract Termination on the Melbourne Law Masters programme.  John has a number of publications in the fields of commercial and property law in England and Australia, and his book The Tort of Conversion (with Sarah Green of Oxford University) was a finalist in the triennial Inner Temple Book Prize (2011).  His article on Express Termination Clauses in Contracts is due to appear in the March 2014 issue of the Cambridge Law Journal.

Doug Rendleman is Huntley Professor at Washington & Lee Law School, USA. While he was an Adviser to the American Law Institute’s 2011 Restatement (Third) Restitution and Unjust Enrichment, Doug contributed several important articles on restitution and the progress of the restatement. He published Remedies Eighth in 2011, with Caprice Roberts, and Complex Litigation: Injunctions, Structural Remedies, and Contempt in 2010. His “Remedies: A Guide for the Perplexed,” appeared in a St. Louis University Law Journal symposium. He has written recent articles on nuisance remedies and libel tourism.

Anselmo Reyes has been Professor of Legal Practice at Hong Kong University since October 2012. Before that, he was a judge of the High Court of Hong Kong from 2003-12. As judge, he ran the Construction and Arbitration List (2004-8) and the Commercial and Admiralty Lists (2008-12). He was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1986, taking silk in May 2001. He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1995. In April 2013, he became Representative of the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. He also practices as a commercial arbitrator.

The Honourable Mr Justice Robert Ribeiro is a Permanent Judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal. He read law at the London School of Economics. He taught law at the University of Hong Kong (lecturing in jurisprudence, criminal law, labour law and civil procedure) before entering full-time private practice as a barrister in Hong Kong in 1979, practising mainly in the fields of commercial, admiralty and company law, and also doing cases in the fields of public law, professional negligence and defamation. In 1990, he was appointed Queen’s Counsel (converted to Senior Counsel in 1997). In 1999, he was appointed a Judge of the Hong Kong Court of First Instance and, in 2000, a Justice of Appeal in the Court of Appeal, the same year in which he was appointed a Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal. Justice Ribeiro drafted the Interim and Final Reports of the Chief Justice’s Committee on Civil Justice Reform which were adopted by the Committee and formed the basis of the Civil Justice Reforms which came into effect in April 2009. He is an Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple and an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics. He is Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres and Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques.

Pauline Ridge is an Associate Professor in Law at the Australian National University. She writes on equity, restitution, contract, and property law from doctrinal and historical perspectives, and on law and religion (particularly the regulation of religious financing). She is the co-editor of Fault Lines in Equity (Hart Publishing, 2012). Her current research projects concern third party liability in equity and the public benefit test for religious charitable status.

Andrew Robertson holds a chair of law at the University of Melbourne. His teaching and research interests range across the law and theory of obligations and remedies. He is the convener of the Obligations conference series. In 2014 he will be Walter S Owen Visiting Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia.

Dr Desmond Ryan is an Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin, where he lectures in Tort Law and Employment Law. He was previously a graduate student at Balliol College, Oxford, and a Visiting Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law. His current areas of research interest include vicarious liability; the relationship between tort law and constitutional rights, and the implied mutual duty of trust and confidence in contracts of employment.

Prince Saprai is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Laws at UCL. Formerly, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick (2008-2009), and had worked as a Lecturer at Oxford. He completed his doctorate at Oxford, which was a defence of substantive fairness in contract law. Prince’s main research interest is in the philosophy of private law. He makes the central claim, against current thinking, that there is no single moral principle like corrective justice in tort law or the promise principle in contract that plays a special justificatory role in particular domains of private law. Prince has defended this thesis in relation to a variety of private law doctrines, with a particular focus on the law of contract and unjust enrichment. So, for example, he has written on doctrines including the intention to create legal relations, mistake, undue influence, unconscionability, unfair terms, restraint of trade, specific performance, expectation damages, mitigation, the penalties rule and illegality. He is co-editor of the Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law (forthcoming OUP Oxford 2014).

Weeliem Seah is a graduate of Murdoch University and the University of Oxford, and is writing on restitution for mistake at Christ Church, Oxford. His private practice experience covers cross-border banking and finance, restrictive trade practices and energy and resources projects. He was previously a Commonwealth and Hugh Pilkington Scholar at Christ Church, and a Commonwealth and Supperstone Law Scholar at Lincoln College, Oxford.

Alvin See is an Assistant Professor in the School of Law at Singapore Management University. He graduated with an LL.B. from the University of Leeds in 2008 and later obtained the B.C.L. from the University of Oxford in 2010. He researches mainly on the laws of unjust enrichment and restitution.

Duncan Sheehan is Professor of Commercial Law at the University of East Anglia. He joined UEA Law School in September 2001 after seven years of undergraduate and postgraduate study at Oxford, and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in August 2006. He was appointed to a personal chair in November 2011. Duncan’s doctoral thesis, entitled “Mistakes of Law”, focused on the historical development of the mistake of law bar, its eventual abolition in 1998, and the impact of that change on the future of the law of restitution. He is a member of the Society of Legal Scholars, and SLS Council Representative for the Law School, as well as a member of SLS research committee and restitution section convenor for 2011-2014. He is currently deputy Head of School and Director of Research, having previously acted as Director of Admissions.

Zoë Sinel is an Assistant Professor at Western Law. Prior to this appointment, Professor Sinel was a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School. Professor Sinel completed her doctorate in law (SJD) under the supervision of Professor Ernest Weinrib at the University of Toronto where she held the prestigious Vanier SSHRC Scholarship. Before returning to Toronto, the site of her initial law degree, she earned two master’s degrees in law at the University of Oxford, the BCL and the MPhil. She received funding for her graduate studies at Oxford from the Clarendon Fund Scholarship and the Donner/Gotlieb Graduate Scholarship. Her principal research interests lie in private law and legal theory, with doctrinal work published in the Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly and the Restitution Law Review, and more theoretical work published in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies and The Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence.

Fred Wilmot-Smith is a Prize Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He read law at Cambridge and undertook graduate studies at Oxford, where he wrote a DPhil on the doctrine of failure of consideration. His current research interests concern various theoretical problems of private law.

Stephen Smith is James McGill Professor at the Faculty of Law, McGill University, where he teaches primarily in the fields of private law (common and civil law) and legal theory. A former clerk to the then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, Brian Dickson, Professor Smith is a graduate of Queen’s (Kingston), University of Toronto, and Oxford. Professor Smith was a Fellow in law at St. Anne’s College, Oxford from 1991-98 and has been a visiting professor at the University of Texas and Tel Aviv University. His research is mainly in the areas of private law and private law theory. He is the author of Contract Theory (2004, OUP) and co-author of Atiyah’s Introduction to the Law of Contract, 6th ed. (2005, OUP). Professor Smith was the recipient of a Killam Fellowship for 2009-2011; he is currently writing a book on private law rulings.

Robert Stevens is the Herbert Smith Freehills Professor of Private Law at the University of Oxford. Previously he has been the Professor of Commercial Law at University College London (2007–2012) and a lecturer in law at the University of Oxford and a Fellow and Tutor in Law at Lady Margaret Hall (1994–2007). 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). Within the law of obligations, his most significant work is his book Torts and Rights (OUP, 2007).

Michael Tilbury is Chair of Private Law and Kerry Holdings Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong. He was previously the full-time Commissioner at the NSW Law Reform Commission and Edward Jenks Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne. He currently teaches contract, tort and an introductory course to the common law for Chinese judges and scholars. His major research interests are private law remedies and law reform.

Catherine Valcke (LL.B. Civil Law, University of Sherbrooke; LL.B. Common Law, University of Toronto; LL.M. University of Chicago; S.J.D. Columbia) is Full Professor at University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where she served as Associate Dean from 1997 to 2000. Professor Valcke has lectured on contract law, comparative law, and comparative legal theory in North America, Europe, and North Africa, and published in those fields nationally and internationally, in such journals as Nomos, the American Journal of Comparative Law, the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, the Yale Journal of International Law, the European Review of Private Law, and the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence.  An elected member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Professor Valcke as acted on several occasions as National Reporter for Canada to the Congress of the Academy.  Her latest project seeks to bridge comparative law and legal theory.

Professor Prue Vines is Co-Director of the Private Law Research and Policy Group at the University of New South Wales Law School and Visiting Professor at the Law School at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Her research interests lie in the attribution of responsibility in negligence, the impact of apologies on civil liability and the impact of succession law on Aboriginal people in Australia.

Graham Virgo is Professor of English Private Law at the University of Cambridge, Deputy Chair of the Faculty of Law, co-director of the Cambridge Private Law Centre and is Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Downing College. His major areas of research are in the fields of the Law of Restitution, Equity and Criminal Law. He has written Principles of Equity and Trusts (OUP, 2012) and, with Paul Davies, Equity and Trusts: Text, Cases and Materials (OUP, 2013) and is preparing a third edition of Principles of the Law of Restitution. He is a contributor to Chitty on Contract, Buckley on the Companies Acts and Simester and Sullivan’s Criminal Law: Theory and Doctrine (Hart, 5th ed., 2013). He is a door tenant at 24 Old Buildings and a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn.

Vicki Waye is a foundation Professor of Law at the University of South Australia with over 25 years’ experience of teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her teaching expertise includes Arbitration Law (both domestic and international), Evidence and Procedure, Corporate Law, Contract Law and Wine Law.  Professor Waye has also supervised a number of doctoral students to completion. Professor Waye’s research interests are rich and varied. Reflecting global markets and systems, Professor Waye’s research incorporates international and comparative elements, and can be divided into two broad fields: (1) global food and wine trade and (2) systems of justice including those affecting access to justice such as litigation funding and mechanisms of collective redress. Much of Professor Waye’s research is process oriented, that is concerned with the efficacy of legal process.  It seeks to explain pathways that lead to particular system features and outcomes as well as consider and assess their potential trajectories.

Charlie Webb is an Associate Professor in the Law Department of the London School of Economics and Political Science.  His research is in all aspects of private law theory.  His latest book, Reason and Restitution, will be published by OUP in 2014.

Mark Wilde has lectured at the University of Reading since 2005 and was previously at Brunel University. He teaches tort and environmental law to undergraduates and has research interests which combine those two areas.
He also has an interest in legal history, technology and law and railways and the law.

Dr Normann Witzleb is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Monash University. Prior to joining Monash University in 2008, he worked at the University of Western Australia (2001-2007) and the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) (1996-2000), where he also obtained his PhD. His research focus is on the law of privacy, torts and remedies.  Among his publications in these fields are ‘Emerging Challenges in Privacy Law: Comparative Perspectives’ (with D. Lindsay, M. Paterson and S. Rodrick, 2014), ‘Remedies – Commentary and Materials’ (with M. Tilbury, M. Gillooly and E. Bant), 5th ed 2011, and ‘Geldansprüche bei Persönlichkeitsverletzungen durch Medien’, a monograph on remedies for the infringements of personality rights in the UK  and Germany (2002).

Sarah Worthington QC(hon)FBA is the Downing Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge, a Fellow of Trinity College, and an academic member of South Square, Gray’s Inn. Her main research interests are in commercial equity, personal property and company law, especially secured financing and governance issues.  She is a Bencher of Middle Temple, holds visiting appointments in Hong Kong and Australia, and is a Panel Member of PRIME Finance.  She has worked with law reform bodies in the UK, Europe and Australia, including serving as a member of the Advisory Council for the Study Group for a European Civil Code, consultant to the UK Law Commission, and member of working groups of the Bank of England Financial Markets Law Committee and the UK Company Law Review.

Goh Yihan is an Assistant Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore, where he teaches and researches in the law of contract and the law of torts. He received his LL.B. from the National University of Singapore in 2006, and his LL.M. from Harvard University in 2010. He was formerly a Senior Justices’ Law Clerk and Assistant Registrar at the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Man Yip is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Singapore Management University.  She graduated with an LL.B. from the National University of Singapore in 2006 and went on to obtain her B.C.L. from the University of Oxford in 2008.  She formerly practiced as a litigation and disputes lawyer, specialising in international commercial arbitration.   Her principal research interests are in unjust enrichment and restitution, equity and trusts, contract law and remedies.

Qi Zhou is an associate professor of law at the University of Leeds, School of Law in the United Kingdom and is also a fellow of law and economics at the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Previously, he was a lecturer at the University of Sheffield. His research interests are in the areas of contract law, regulation and law and economics. He is the convener of the contract, commercial and consumer law group of the Society of Legal Scholars; a member of the standing committee of the UK Chinese Law Association and an assistant editor of the Journal of International Trade Law and Policy. http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/about/staff/dr-qi-zhou.php

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