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Professor Charlotte Villiers

Professor Charlotte Villiers

Professor Charlotte Villiers
LL.B.(Hull), LL.M.(Lond.)

Professor of Company Law

Office 3.36
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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+44 (0) 117 954 5326


Company Law; Employment Law; Spanish Law


Professor Charlotte Villiers studied law at the University of Hull and the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is a qualified solicitor. She has taught at the Universities of Sheffield and Glasgow, and was a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Oviedo in Spain. She was appointed Professor of Company Law in 2005. Her publications include European Company Law - Towards Democracy (Ashgate, 1998), and most recently, Corporate Reporting and Company Law (Cambridge University Press, 2006). She has also written extensively on UK industrial relations. Her current research sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) concerns female participation in company boards.

Activities / Findings

Corporate social responsibility and the potential use of and enforcement of codes of conduct

Disclosure as a regulatory mechanism for corporate governance (with Marc Moore)

The partnership policy and trade unions (with Tonia Novitz)

Corporate governance in the context of public service provision and the housing sector (with Morag McDermont)

Recent publications

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