About the Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law
The Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law is a research community at Edinburgh Law School at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom.
The aim of the Centre is to foster research in Scottish, British,European and International commercial law; to promote excellence the teaching of commercial law; and to foster links between the academic community and the legal profession.
The members of the Centre conduct research in various fields of commercial law including company law, banking law, labour law, agency law and consumer protection law. In all these cases we study Scots and UK commercial law in its comparative European or international context.
The Centre for Commercial Law was launched in 2008 with a lecture by Stephen Woolman QC.
The co-directors of the Centre are Dr Parker Hood and Dr Longjie Lu.
2019 - present
Hon Lady Wolffe
2012 - 2019
Rt Hon Lord Glennie
2008 - 2012
Rt Hon Lord Reed
Edinburgh Law School is a thriving and world-class academic research community, which is enhanced by regular intellectual exchanges with colleagues from the across the UK and internationally. The Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law welcomes scholars and students who work in the field and who want to spend time within the Centre.
Past Commercial Law Visitors
Professor Hun Mok Lee (Kyungpook National University, South Korea), July 2017 to July 2018
Professor Maximillian Fuchs (University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt), March 2012 (MacCormick Fellow)
Dr Ruth Dukes (University of Glasgow), November 2011-June 2012 (MacCormick Fellow)
Mr Josep Canabate-Perez (The University Autonomous of Barcelona), July-October 2011
Ms Olga Paz-Torres (The University Autonomous of Barcelona), July-October 2011
Professor Irene-Marie Esser (University of South Africa), July-August 2010
Mr Jürgen Heinzelmann (Universität Jena), April 2007
Mr Jan Biemans (Radboud University, Nijmegen), April-May 2007