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Professor David Cabrelli

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Professor of Labour Law

Deputy Head of School, College Promotions Representative

LLB, DipLP, Solicitor, NP

Office hours:

On Research Leave 2023/2024

Tel: +44 (0)131 650 2068


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David Cabrelli joined the School of Law in June 2007 having lectured at the University of Dundee for four years. Prior to being appointed a lecturer, David practised commercial law and corporate law for six years. David's teaching and research interests lie in the fields of labour law/employment law, company law, commercial law and private law. He has published papers in numerous academic and practitioner journals in the field of labour/employment law, corporate law, commercial law and private law, together with a book on the Scots law of commercial agreements and student textbooks on employment law (now in its fourth edition) and Scots commercial law.

One of David’s employment law articles was cited with approval by Lords Hope, Wilson and Sumption in the UK Supreme Court in Société Générale (London Branch) v Geys [2012] UKSC 63; [2013] 1 AC 523 and various other articles published by David have been cited by the Federal Court of Australia, The Supreme Court of South Australia, the Hong Kong High Court, the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission.

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