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Professor Celia Wells

Professor Celia Wells

Professor Celia Wells
LL.B.(Warw.), L.L.M.(Lond.)

Emeritus Professor

Emerita Professor of Criminal Law

Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Professor Celia Wells joined the Law School in 2009 and served as Head of School from 2010-2014. She held positions previously at North London Polytechic, the Universities of Newcastle upon Tyne, Cardiff, and Durham.


Celia researches and writes mainly in criminal law with a particular specialism in corporate criminal liability. She is the author of Corporations and Criminal Responsibility (2nd edition OUP 2001) and of Reconstructing Criminal Law (with Nicola Lacey and Oliver Quick, 4th edition, Cambridge University Press, 2010). Her work has been influential in the development of an organisational theory of corporate criminal liability. She has provided ...

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