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Ms Jenifer Varzaly

Assistant Professor of Commercial and Corporate Law

Assistant Professor of Commercial and Corporate Law in the Durham Law School


Jenifer Varzaly is Assistant Professor in Commercial and Corporate Law at Durham Law School. Prior to joining the Law School in 2020, Jenifer was Director of Studies and Bye-Fellow in Law at Downing College, Cambridge University. She completed her M.Phil at Oxford University, prior to joining Cambridge University to undertake her PhD. Before joining Oxford, Jenifer was a Corporate Law Lecturer at the University of Adelaide, Australia, where she graduated with Honours from Law and was the top graduate in the Master of Laws degree.

Jenifer has been a visiting academic at Columbia University and at Stanford University, and consulted in the areas of corporate law and finance in the US, Australia, and the UK. She has been invited to present at a range of international forums, including the Oxford University Commercial Law Centre, UNCITRAL, UNIDROIT, and the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong. Jenifer is admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in Australia, and has served as a director and chair of the governance committee on a public company board.

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Teaching Areas

Company Law

Corporate Governance

Contract Law

Research interests

  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Financial Regulation
  • Law and Economics


Book review

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Journal Article