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Dr Lorren Eldridge

Early Career Fellow in Legal History

MA (Oxon), DPhil, AFHEA, Solicitor of the Court of England and Wales (non-practising)

Office hours:

Wednesday 14:30-15:30
Room 2.361 Old College

Tel: +44 (0)131 650 2008


Lorren Eldridge is an Early Career Fellow in Legal History at the University of Edinburgh. She is a lawyer and legal historian whose research focuses on the relationship between legal history and legal theory. She is particularly interested in English land law, both medieval and more recent, and in the legal philosophical approach and method known as historical jurisprudence.

Lorren is the current convener of the Alan Watson Seminar for Legal History at Edinburgh Law School, and co-convener for the Forum for Historical Jurisprudence (new for 2022-3). She is also a member of the editorial board for the journal Comparative Legal History.

Lorren is responsible for teaching the Honours course Global Legal Histories, and assists with teaching Reasoning Using Civilian Authority.

Dr Eldridge welcomes any enquires from prospective PhD students interested in her research areas, including in relation to historical jurisprudence and English legal history. 

Twitter: @loreldridge