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Keith HawkinsProfessor Keith Hawkins
Professor emeritus of Law and Society
Fellow of Oriel College
Faculty of Law, University of Oxford (UK)

Keith Hawkins is Professor Emeritus of Law and Society at Oxford University, Fellow Emeritus of Oriel College, Oxford, and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Risk and Regulation at the London School of Economics.His research is concerned with the sociology of legal processes, and specifically with legal decision-making.

His work has mostly been conducted in areas of criminal justice and in governmental regulation, especially in environmental protection and occupational health and safety.

Professor Dan PrenticeProfessor Dan Prentice
Faculty of Law
University of Oxford (UK)

Dan Prentice is Emeritus Professor of Corporate Law of the University of Oxford. He was member of the Faculty of Law of the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford, from 1973 until his retirement in 2008. He held the Allen & Overy Professorship of Company Law from 1993 until his retirement. He still teaches at Oxford and is a Visiting Professor of Corporate Finance at University College London. He is member of both the Law Society’s Committee on Company Law the Law Society’s Committee on Insolvency Law.

Professor Stefan EnchelmaierProfessor Stefan Enchelmaier
Professor of European and Comparative Law
Lincoln College, University of Oxford (UK)

Professor Enchelmaier studied law, philosophy, and Latin at the Universities of Cologne, Hamburg, and Edinburgh; obtained his doctorate from the University of Bonn with a thesis on European competition law, and his habilitation from the University of Munich with a thesis on comparative Anglo-German personal property law. After a stint in practice, he held posts in Oxford (1997-2003); Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Munich (2003-2008); and York (2008-2013). His research interests are in comparative corporate insolvency, comparative company law, and European Union economic law. He is involved in the teaching of company and corporate insolvency law, European Union law, Roman law, and contract law.

Catherine MackenzieDr Catherine MacKenzie
Fellow and University Lecturer in Law
Selwyn College
University of Cambridge (UK)

Dr Catherine MacKenzie is a lawyer with particular interests in international law and international environmental law. Formerly as Research Fellow at the University of Oxford (UK), she graduated from Oxford, the Inns of Court School of Law, Sydney, and the Australian National University, at which she completed her PhD in law as a Commonwealth Scholar. She is a member of the Bar of England and Wales and of the High Court of Australia and before being appointed to Oxford, was employed by Allen & Overy, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

She is currently working on the relationship between international law, the rule of law and environmental protection. She has particular interests in international forest law, the implementation and enforcement of environmental obligations by international courts and tribunals and the relationship between international environmental law and international humanitarian law. She also enjoys implementing the fruits of her research in challenging areas: she has served as a rule of law monitor with the United Nations Mission in Liberia and she now advises on the establishment of the first law school for women in Saudi Arabia.

Robert Pitkethley Dr Robert Pitkethley
St. Peter’s College
University of Oxford (UK)

Dr Robert Pitkethly is a fellow and tutor in management at St. Peter’s College, Oxford, a committee member of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre, a member of Oxford University’s Intellectual Property Advisory Group and also of the faculty of management of Oxford University. His teaching and research interests are centred around strategic management, the management of intellectual property and related intellectual property policy issues. He has worked as a management consultant in connection with a wide variety of technology based and general management issues. He originally qualified and worked as a UK and European Patent Attorney in both private practice and industry and holds degrees in chemistry, business administration, and Japanese studies. Prior to moving to Oxford he was a Research Fellow at the Judge Institute in Cambridge University, where he co-authored The Management of International Acquisitions (OUP, 2001). He has also been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Intellectual Property (IIP) and the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy in Tokyo. He has been involved in numerous research and education projects involving organisations such as the UK government’s Intellectual Property Office and Strategic Advisory Board for IP Policy (SABIP), as well as the EPO, WIPO and others. Research projects he is currently involved in concern Intellectual Property awareness and Intellectual Property enforcement, especially by SMEs.

Dr John VellaDr John Vella
Senior Research Fellow
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (UK)

John Vella is a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation and a member of the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford.

John first studied law at the University of Malta, obtaining a BA and an LLD. He was admitted to the Maltese bar and practiced briefly. He then obtained an LLM and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. Following the completion of his PhD he joined the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford as Norton Rose Career Development Fellow in Company Law where he taught Company Law, Corporate Finance Law, EC Law and Roman Law. He has been a Program Affiliate Scholar at New York University and has acted as a co-arbitrator in a tax dispute before the ICC International Court of Arbitration. His main research interests are in Corporate Taxation, Company Law and Corporate Finance Law, particularly avoidance and the impact of tax on corporate behaviour.

Dr Anzhela YevgenyevaDr Anzhela Yevgenyeva
Research Fellow
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (UK)

Dr Anzhela Yevgenyeva is a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation. She conducts research on various aspects of taxation and EU law with a particular interest in the intersection of these two fields. Anzhela lectures on tax law issues for postgraduate students at the University of Oxford and the Queen Mary University of London, and she teaches EU Law for undergraduate students at Oxford colleges. She is the Managing Editor of the looseleaf encyclopedia D. Vaughan and A. Robertson (eds.), The Law of the EU (Oxford University Press), and one of the convenors of the Oxford EU Law Discussion Group and CBT Tax Research Seminars.

Dr Alexander LeveringhausDr Alexander Leveringhaus
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Politics and International Relations
University of Oxford (UK)

Alexander Leveringhaus is a Post-Doctoral Researcher on the research project ‘Military Enhancement: Design for Responsibility and Combat Systems’, funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). This collaborative project between the 3TU Centre for Ethics and Technology and ELAC is based in the 3TU Centre at The Delft University of Technology, Netherlands. Alex is based in ELAC at the University of Oxford, and works in collaboration with fellow Post-Doctoral Researcher, Tjerk de Greef in Delft.

Raymond CoxRaymond Cox QC
Fountain Court Chambers

Raymond Cox graduated in 1984 at Mansfield College, University of Oxford, UK (BA Hons. Jurisprudence, First Class). He was granted Eldon Scholar (University of Oxford, UK) and Arden Scholar (Gray’s Inn).
Raymond Cox has a wide practice focused on commercial disputes and regulation, with an emphasis on banking and financial services, reinsurance and insurance, regulation relating to insurance and financial services, professional negligence.

Nikiforos MeletiadisNikiforos Meletiadis

Hughes Hall, Faculty of Law

University of Cambridge (UK) Visiting researcher
Faculty of Law, Harvard University

The subject of Nikiforos’s research is the legal role of the central financial institutions related to Public-Private Partnerships under a comparative law perspective between the UK and the US. It is subject which combines public and private law with accounting and economics. His further background includes subjects in law and management and he has attended, both in Cambridge and Oxford, specialised courses which focus on training in teaching.

Marion VannierMarion Vannier
Centre for Criminology
University of Oxford (UK)

Prior to reading for her Dphil, Marion completed a joint LLB (King’s College London) and French Maîtrise de droit (Université Paris I Panthéon – La Sorbonne) (with Honors), an LL.M in International legal studies at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C (with Honors and Dean’s List), and a M.Sc in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Oxford (with Distinction). These studies gave Marion the opportunity to specialize in international law, human rights and refugee laws, and war crime related issues.

Christopher BowdlerDr Christopher Bowdler
Fellow and Tutor in Economics
Oriel College
University of Oxford (UK)


Dr Christopher Bowdler is a University Lecturer in Economics and Fellow of Oriel College, University of Oxford (UK), where he teaches a range of undergraduate courses in macroeconomic theory, monetary economics and global economic policy issues. Previously he was a British Academy Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. Bowdler did is doctoral work in Oxford after reading for the Economics Trips at the University of Cambridge (UK). He has published widely on research topics such as the monetary policy transmission mechanism, testing models of the output-inflation tradeoff and the macroeconomic consequences of international differences in labour market institutions, and writes a blog offering commentary on developments in the world economy and macroeconomic policy issues. Bowdler has been a research consultant to the European Central Bank and has worked on a range of projects for private sector organisations. He is married with one daughter.

Glen LoutzenhiserGlen Loutzenhiser
Pinsent Masons Lecturer in Tax Law
Faculty of Law
University of Oxford (UK)

Glen Loutzenhiser is the Pinsent Masons University Lecturer in Tax Law and Fellow of St Hugh’s College. Glen previously worked as a solicitor in the corporate tax department of the Toronto law firm Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, and as an accountant in public practice and industry. Glen is qualified as a barrister & solicitor as well as a Chartered Accountant in Canada. He teaches undergraduate courses on EU Law and Taxation Law and on the BCL/MJur Corporate and Business Taxation and Personal Taxation courses.

Dr. Georg RingeProfessor Dr Georg Ringe
Copenhagen Business School (Denmark)
Faculty of Law
University of Oxford (UK)

Dr Wolf-Georg Ringe is Professor of International Commercial Law at Copenhagen Business School. He taught full-time at Oxford between 2007-12 and retains a faculty position at the University of Oxford (UK). He is an associate member of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance. In Spring 2010, he was a visiting professor at Columbia Law School, New York. As part of a European-wide consortium, he regularly advises the European Parliament on issues of European company law. Dr Ringe teaches Comparative and European Corporate Law, European Business Regulation, Company Law, European Union Law and German Law. His current research interests are in the general area of Law and Finance, (Comparative) Corporate Governance, Securities Law and the Conflict of Laws.

Dominik WannerDominik Wanner
Center for International
Business and Commercial Law
Shanghai (China)

Dominik Wanner, Attorney-at-Law (Germany) is based in Shanghai, China and Oxford, UK. His research and publications cover Business Negotiations, Intercultural Management and Entrepreneurship, as well as ASEAN and Chinese Business Law; since 2007 he is acting as Chief Operating Officer of CBL International, a leading education institution with operations in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas.

Dominik Wanner did his studies in law and business administration at University of Munich, Germany (LMU) as well as University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (HSG), Tongji University Shanghai, China and at the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at SAID Business School, University of Oxford, UK. He is practicing law at Burkardt, Peters and Partner LLP in Shanghai and worked before with Linklaters LLP and Taylor Wessing LLP.

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