Academic Team

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.

Faculty biographies


Marc MooreMarc Moore is a Reader in Corporate Law, MCL Director and 3CL Co-Director. His principal research interests are Anglo-American corporate governance, capital markets and labour relations, particularly from a law and economics perspective. He is the author of Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State (2013), the co-author of Corporate Governance: Law, Regulation and Theory (2017), and in 2012 was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize for outstanding research achievement.


Dr Albertina Albors-LlorensAlbertina 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 CheffinsBrian 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 Columbia, Duke, Harvard, Oxford and Stanford.


Peter HarrisPeter Harris is Professor of Tax Law at the University of Cambridge.  His  primary academic interest is in international, corporate and comparative tax law, its history and development. 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 HooleyRichard Hooley is a University Lecturer in Corporate Law and an instructor for the Deals course. 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. Mr Hooley is on research leave in Lent and Easter terms of 2018-19.


Elizabeth HowellElizabeth 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 ReddyBobby 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 SteffekFelix Steffek is a University Lecturer in Comparative Commercial Law, 3CL Co-Director and the primary instructor for the Deals course. 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 an adviser to national and European legislative bodies as well as to the World Bank.



Richard NolanRichard 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.



New additions to MCL teaching team

The MCL Director is delighted to announce the recent appointments to the Faculty of Bobby Reddy and Ann Sofie Cloots. Read more

Laura Bradford to join MCL teaching team

Laura Bradford will teach the U.S. corporate law module as part of the MCL programme in 2019-20. Read more

MCL student-alumni buddy scheme launched

This year the Faculty has launched a new scheme which pairs each MCL student with a suitable 'buddy' from our international alumni network. Read more

MCL Student Profiles

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