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Professor Paul Davies

Senior Research Fellow
Centre for Commercial Law, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford
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Paul Davies, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Commercial Law, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford
Founder member of the ECGI : ECGI Fellow (2005) : ECGI Research Associate (2004) :

Paul Davies is Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College Oxford and was formerly the Allen & Overy Emeritus Professor of Corporate Law in the faculty of Law at the University. He was educated at the Universities of Oxford (MA), London (LLM) and Yale (LLM). He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2000, an honorary Queen's Counsel in 2006 and an honorary Bencher of Gray's Inn in 2007. He is a deputy chairman of the Central Arbitration Committee.

His first teaching job was as Lecturer in Law at the University of Warwick (1969-1973). Then he was elected Fellow and Tutor in Law at Balliol College Oxford and successively CUF Lecturer, Reader and Professor in the Faculty. Between 1998 and 2009 he was the Cassel Professor of Commercial Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Research Interests
Company law
Labour law
Securities regulation

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
The Transactional Scope of Takeover Law in Comparative Perspective ECGI Law Working Paper 313/2016 March 2016
Shareholders in the United Kingdom ECGI Law Working Paper 280/2015 January 2015
Efficiency Arguments for the Collective Representation of Workers: A Sketch ECGI Law Working Paper 279/2015 January 2015
Principles of Financial Regulation ECGI Law Working Paper 277/2014 December 2014
Boards in Europe - Accountability and Convergence ECGI Law Working Paper 205/2013 May 2013
The European Private Company (SPE): Uniformity, Flexibility, Competition and the Persistence of National Laws ECGI Law Working Paper 154/2010 May 2010
The Takeover Directive as a Protectionist Tool? ECGI Law Working Paper 141/2010 March 2010

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