The University of Cambridge's Faculty of Law boasts a distinguished group of academics specialising in corporate law and related areas, meaning MCL students will have ample opportunity to interact directly with leading experts on corporate law and closely related subjects.
Marc Moore is a Reader in Corporate Law, MCL Director and 3CL Director. His principal research interests are Anglo-American corporate governance, capital markets and labour relations, particular from a law and economics perspective. Dr Moore has previously held Faculty positions at University College London and the University of Bristol, and visiting teaching posts at the University of Auckland and Seattle University. He is the author of Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State (2013), and in 2012 was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize for outstanding research achievement.
Albertina Albors-Llorens is a Reader in Law and the Assistant Director of the Centre of European Legal Studies in the Faculty of Law. She is also a Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at St. John’s College. Dr Albors-Llorens has been involved in the teaching of EU law and competition law in the Faculty both at undergraduate level and in the LLM course since 1999 and has published extensively in both fields of law. She was awarded a Pilkington Teaching Prize for teaching excellence in 2003.
Brian Cheffins is the S J Berwin Professor of Corporate Law. He served as MCL Director from 2011 to 2014 and as Co-Director of the MCL with Richard Hooley in 2015-16. His primary research interests are corporate governance and corporate law, with particular reference to economic and historical aspects. Professor Cheffins has held visiting appointments at Duke, Harvard, Oxford and Stanford and was named a Guggenheim Fellow in 2002. Professor Cheffins will be on research leave during 2016-17 and 2017-18.
Peter Harris is a lawyer whose primary academic interest is in international, corporate and comparative tax law, its history and development. He is Professor of Tax Law at the University of Cambridge, where he is also Director of the Centre for Tax Law, and the Director of Studies at Churchill College. Professor Harris is the author of five international tax books, the most recent being Corporate Tax Law (CUP), holds key editorial posts in the tax field and acts as Technical Assistance Advisor for the IMF.
Richard Hooley is a University Lecturer in Corporate Law and the primary instructor for the Deals course (link to webpage). His primary research interests are in banking and finance law. Mr Hooley has considerable experience of legal practice. He practised for 14 years (full-time and part time) as a barrister from Fountain Court Chambers and, since 2000, has been a consultant to the banking department at international law firm Allen & Overy LLP.
Elizabeth Howell is the Slaughter and May Lecturer in Corporate Law. She is also a Fellow and College Lecturer at Magdalene College. Elizabeth is a qualified solicitor, and her research interests include corporate law and capital markets regulation, with particular reference to European financial market regulation.
Bobby Reddy is a University Lecturer in Corporate Law. His primary interests are in corporate governance, cross-border transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Reddy was a corporate partner at global law firm Latham & Watkins LLP, dividing his time between the London and Washington D.C. offices.
Felix Steffek is a University Lecturer in Comparative Commercial Law. His research interests are in commercial, company, insolvency and dispute resolution law. As methods he applies doctrinal analysis, comparison of laws, economic analysis and justice theory. He has acted as adviser to national and European legislative bodies as well as the World Bank.
Richard Williams is the Hogan Lovells University Lecturer in Corporate Law and is a fellow at Christ's College. His primary research interests are in company law and insolvency law, with particular reference to law and economic analysis. Dr Williams has published extensively on directors' disqualification and other aspects of corporate and insolvency law.