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Commercial and international commercial law

Engaging with the broad reach of commercial law

Building a deeper knowledge and understanding of modern commercial transactions.

Our vision

We encourage the scholarly study of, and research into, commercial law and, more generally, the operation of law in a commercial context. We aim to build deeper knowledge and understanding and to participate in the continuing development of a coherent legal framework for modern commercial transactions.

Our work

Our work is wide-ranging, reflecting the broad reach of commercial law and drawing on contract law, tort law, personal property law, secured transactions law, insolvency law and equity. The work is frequently comparative in nature and often deals with cross-border transactions and disputes. In the context of a domestic common law system balancing statute and case law, our research typically adopts a rigorous doctrinal approach directed at resolving contentious legal issues arising in modern commercial law practice.

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