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Key priorities

The Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law is a centre for research on current issues relating to all fields of commercial and corporate law, banking and financial law and regulation and select aspects of international economic law.

Institute members are involved in a wide variety of projects, covering topics such as comparative corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, the regulation of banks, shadow banks and financial institutions, legal issues associated with corporate and commercial finance, international commercial arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, secured transactions law, the international law on foreign investment, money laundering, commercial fraud, competition law, international trade, consumer law, harmonisation of law, and the development of commercial law.

Our Research
Wide variety of projects for members to become involved in
Inter-disciplinary institute with members conducting empirical, theoretical and historical research, as well as doctrinal research
Postgraduate supervision may be offered by our members who are module leaders and dissertation supervisors
Extensive publications including authored books, reviews, journals and reports

Institute members

The Institute is robustly interdisciplinary, with members doing empirical, theoretical, and historical research as well as doctrinal research. Most Institute members teach on the LLM (International Trade and Commercial Law) and LLM (Corporate Law), as module leaders, dissertation supervisors, or both. In addition, they may be able to offer postgraduate research supervision.

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Durham Law School

Durham University
Palatine Centre
Stockton Road


Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 2800