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Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law

Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law

The Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law is a centre for research on current issues relating to all fields of commercial and corporate law, banking and financial law and regulation and sellect aspects of international economic law. Institute members are involved in a wide variety of projects, covering topics such as comparative corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, the regulation of banks, shadow banks and financial institutions, legal issues associated with corporate and commercial finance, international commercial arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, secured transactions law, the international law on foreign investment, money laundering, commercial fraud, competition law, international trade, consumer law, harmonisation of law, and the development of commercial law. The Institute is robustly interdisciplinary, with members doing empirical, theoretical, and historical research as well as doctrinal research.

Most Institute members teach on the LLM (International Trade and Commercial Law) and LLM (Corporate Law), as module leaders, dissertation supervisors, or both. In addition, they may be able to offer postgraduate research supervision.

 Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law

SLS Seminar 2017: The Future of Commercial Law: Ways Forward for Harmonisation

Durham Law School is please to hold the Society of Legal Scholars 2017 Seminar on The Future of Commercial Law: Ways Forward for Harmonisation on 27-28 February 2017. Attendance is free. Please register on the Seminar website.

Mr Justice William Blair, Judge of the Queen’s Bench Division, and Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court, delivered the ICCL Annual Lecture on 21 January 2016. To read the lecture, click here.

Professor Roger Masterman (Head of Department), Dr Daniel Attenborough (ICCL Director), Dr Orkun Akseli (ICCL member and former director) and Mr Justice Blair.

Contact Details

Durham University,
Durham Law School,
Palatine Centre, Stockton Road
Durham, DH1 3LE
Telephone: +44 (0)191 334 2800