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Dr Joanna McCunn

Dr Joanna McCunn

Dr Joanna McCunn

Lecturer in Law

Office L114
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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+44 (0) 117 954 5336


Joanna’s research focuses on the historical development of English law. Her PhD thesis examined the interpretation of private legal documents in the common law courts during the early modern period. She is currently undertaking a wider research project on approaches to legal documents in early modern England. She also writes on modern contract law.


Joanna McCunn is a Lecturer in Law. After taking her MA (Law with Law Studies in Germany) and BCL at Oxford, she worked as a research assistant in the Law Commission’s statute law repeals team. Her PhD at the University of Cambridge focused on legal interpretation at common law during the early modern period. Joanna teaches contract law and legal history at Bristol.


  • legal history
  • contract law

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