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Johanna joined Durham Law School in 2015, having previously taught at the University of Warwick, the LSE and Birkbeck. She holds degrees from SOAS (BA in Arabic), Birkbeck (LLB) and the LSE (MSc in Law, Anthropology and Society; PhD in Law). She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Before joining academia, Johanna worked for ten years in private practice as a consultant to the electronic money sector. She now acts as senior legal adviser to the Electronic Money Association. She has co-drafted the UK sectoral anti-money laundering guidance for the electronic money and cryptoasset sectors and continues to be involved in regulatory and legislative initiatives in this area at both UK and EU level.
Johanna researches in property theory with a particular focus on the trust. Her research is shaped by European philosophies of law and justice, and she is a founding member of the Durham Centre for Law & Philosophy.
Johanna welcomes MJur and PhD proposals in the areas of trusts law, electronic money, cryptoassets and property theory, as well as proposal in legal theory more broadly. Please contact her for further information, including on available scholarships.
- Legal theory
- Philosophy of law
- Property theory
- Trusts law
- Electronic money
- Digital assets
Chapter in book
- Jacques, J. (in press). The Reproduction of Property through the Production of Personhood: The Family Trust and the Power of Things. In N. Piška, & H. Gibson (Eds.), Critical trusts law: reading Roger Cotterrell. Counterpress
- Jacques, J. (2016). Law, Decision, Necessity: Shifting the Burden of Responsibility. In M. Arvidssen, L. Brännström, & P. Minkkinen (Eds.), The contemporary relevance of Carl Schmitt : law, politics, theology (107-119). Routledge
- Jacques, J. (2022). E-money and Trusts: A Property Analysis. Law Quarterly Review, 138(Oct), 605-623
- Jacques, J. (2021). A ‘Most Astonishing’ Circumstance: The Survival of Jewish POWs in German War Captivity during the Second World War. Social and Legal Studies, 30(3), 362-383. https://doi.org/10.1177/0964663920946468
- Jacques, J. (2019). Property and the Interests of Things: The Case of the Donative Trust. Law and Critique, 30(2), 201-220. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10978-019-09241-y
- Jacques, J. (2017). Where Nothing Happened: The Experience of War Captivity and Levinas’s Concept of the ‘There Is’. Social and Legal Studies, 26(2), 230-248. https://doi.org/10.1177/0964663916661875
- Jacques, J. (2015). From Nomos to Hegung: Sovereignty and the Laws of War in Schmitt's International Order. Modern Law Review, 78(3), 411-430. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-2230.12122
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