Editorial Committee

Previous General Editors:
Lord Chorley, vols 1–33 (1937–70)
Lord Wedderburn, vols 34–51 (1971–88)
Professor Simon Roberts, vols 51–58 (1988–95)
Professor Tim Murphy, vols 58–65 (1995–2002)
Professor Martin Loughlin, vols 66–70 (2003–07)
Professor Hugh Collins, vols 71–76 (2008–13)
Professor Julia Black, vols 77–81 (2013–18)
Professor David Kershaw, vols 81–85 (2018–22)

Thomas Poole

Professor of Law

London School of Economics and Political Science


Thomas's research focuses on public law, constitutional theory, and the history of law and empire. His most recent book is Reason of State: Law, Prerogative and Empire (CUP, 2015).

General Editor

Tanya Aplin

Professor of Law

King's College London


Tanya specialises in intellectual property law and has published widely on copyright, digital technologies and trade secrets. She is the co-author of Gurry on Confidence (OUP, 2012) and two leading intellectual property textbooks: Intellectual Property Law (OUP, 2016) and Intellectual Property (Sweet and Maxwell, 2013).

Articles Editor

Jacco Bomhoff

Associate Professor of Law

London School of Economics and Political Science


Jacco's main fields of interest are comparative law and conflict of laws. His recent publications include a monograph, Balancing Constitutional Rights (CUP, 2013) and the edited collection Practice and Theory in Comparative Law (CUP, 2012, with Maurice Adams).

Cases Editor

Joanna Braithwaite

Professor of Law

London School of Economics and Political Science


Jo specialises in international commercial financial law, with particular research interests in the use of private law and standard form contracts in international markets. Her article on standard form contracts in transnational law won the 2013 Wedderburn Prize (shared with Kirsty Hughes), and during her doctoral studies Jo received a Modern Law Review Scholarship.

Committee Member

Tatiana Cutts

Associate Professor of Law

Melbourne Law School


Tatiana’s research focuses on private law (contracts, equity, property and unjust enrichment), monetary theory, and various issues in law and technology. Tatiana received the 2016 Wedderburn Prize for her article 'Tracing, Value and Transactions'.

Cases Editor

Dev Gangjee

Professor of Law

Oxford University


Dev's research focuses on intellectual property, with particular emphasis on branding, trade marks, geographical indications and copyright. Before joining Oxford Law in 2013, Dev was a senior lecturer at LSE Law.

Committee Member

Conor Gearty

Professor of Human Rights Law

London School of Economics and Political Science


Conor's current research interests include terrorism, human rights and civil liberties. His recent books include Liberty and Security (Polity, 2013), The Meanings of Rights (CUP, 2014, edited with Costas Douzinas) and On Fantasy Island: Britain, Strasbourg and Human Rights (OUP, 2016).

MLR Forum Editor

Kate Greasley

Associate Professor of Law

University of Oxford


Kate's main fields of interest are legal philosophy, criminal law theory, and medical law and ethics. To date, she has published widely on the law and ethics of abortion. She is the author of Arguments about Abortion (OUP, 2017) and the co-author of Abortion Rights: For and Against (CUP, 2017). Before joining Oxford Law in 2018, Kate was a lecturer in law at University College London.

Reviews Editor

Jeremy Horder

Profesor of Criminal Law

London School of Economics and Political Science


Jeremy graduated from the Universities of Hull (1984) and Oxford (1986) before taking up a Research Fellowship at Jesus College, Oxford, from 1987-1989. He then became the Porjes Trust Tutorial Fellow in Law at Worcester College, Oxford, from 1989-2010. He was Chairman of Oxford’s Faculty of Law from 1998-2000. From 2005-2010, he was a Law Commissioner for England and Wales, with responsibility for criminal law reform, before becoming Edmund Davies Professor of Criminal Law at King’s College London, from 2010-2013. He is an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple and holds an Honorary LL.D from the University of Hull.

Committee Member

David Kershaw

Professor of Law and Dean of the School of Law

London School of Economics and Political Science


David has been General Editor of the Modern Law Review since September 2018. David's research focuses on corporate law, takeover regulation and accounting regulation. His recent publications include The Foundations of Anglo-American Corporate Fiduciary Law (CUP, 2018) and Principles of Takeover Regulation (OUP, 2016).

Committee Member

Andrew Lang

Professor of International Law and Global Governance

University of Edinburgh


Andrew specialises in public international law with a focus on international economic law. His current work focuses on themes in global economic governance, and his most recent book is World Trade Law after Neoliberalism (OUP, 2011).

Cases Editor

Michael Lobban

Senior Research Fellow

All Souls College, University of Oxford


Michael's research focuses on the theory and practice of the common law in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. He is currently working on an edition on the first English treatise on contract law for the Selden Society and on the idea of the rule of law in nineteenth century Britain.

Company Secretary

Orla Lynskey

Associate Professor of Law

London School of Economics and Political Science


Orla teaches and researches in the areas of data protection, technology regulation, digital rights, and EU law. Her book, The Foundations of EU Data Protection Law, was published by OUP in 2015. Orla was the recipient of an MLR scholarship while completing her PhD research at the University of Cambridge.

Committee Member

Virginia Mantouvalou

Professor of Human Rights and Labour Law

University College London


Virginia's work focuses on human rights and labour law, including the theoretical and legal aspects of social and labour rights, the right to work, privacy, domestic labour, workers' exploitation and modern slavery. She is the author of Debating Social Rights (Hart, 2011, with Conor Gearty) and editor of The Right to Work: Legal and Philosophical Perspectives (Hart, 2015).

Articles Editor

Vanessa Munro

Professor of Law

University of Warwick


Vanessa is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Her research is informed by feminist theory, and with funding from the ESRC, Leverhulme, Nuffield Foundation and British Academy, she has published widely on law and policy responses to sexual offences and gender-based violence.

Reviews Editor

Donal Nolan

Professor of Private Law

University of Oxford


Donal's research focuses on tort, in particular the law of negligence, private nuisance and the interface between tort and public law. He has also written on a range of topics in contract law, including offer and acceptance, estoppel and termination for breach.

Committee Member

Sarah Paterson

Professor of Law

London School of Economics and Political Science


Sarah is an associate professor of corporate insolvency. Before joining LSE she was a partner in Slaughter and May in London, with whom she retains a consultancy.

Committee Member

Paul Roberts

Professor of Criminal Jurisprudence

University of Nottingham


Paul teaches and researches in the fields of evidence and proof, forensic science, comparative criminal justice and criminal jurisprudence. His most recent book is The Integrity of Criminal Process (Hart, 2016, co-edited with Jill Hunter Simon N M Young, and David Dixon).

Committee Member

Sangeeta Shah

Professor of Law

University of Nottingham


Sangeeta’s research focuses on human rights law and practice, both domestic and international. She is a co-author of Private International Law and Human Rights (OUP, 2016) and is co-editor of the leading textbook: International Human Rights Law (OUP, 2018).

Legislation Editor

Emmanuel Voyiakis

Professor of Law

London School of Economics and Political Science


Emmanuel’s research focuses mostly on the theory of private law and public international law. He is the author of Private Law and the Value of Choice (Hart, 2017).

Articles Editor

Grégoire Webber

Canada Research Chair in Public Law and Philosophy of Law

Queen's University


Grégoire's research focuses on human rights, public law and the philosophy of law. He is Canada Research Chair in Public Law and Philosophy of Law at Queen's University (Canada) and is Senior Visiting Fellow at the LSE.

Articles Editor