Professor Paula Giliker
B.A., M.A., B.C.L.(Oxon.), Ph.D.(Cantab.)
Professor in Comparative LawUniversity of Bristol Law School
Paula Giliker is Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Bristol, having previously worked at the Universities of Oxford and Queen Mary, University of London. She is a former Chair of the British Association of Comparative Law and the current Honorary Secretary of the Society of Legal Scholars of the UK and Ireland. She has published extensively on comparative contract and tort law, tort law, contract law and European private law and is a visiting professor at the Universities of Valencia and Hong Kong.
Her publications include: 'Analysing institutional liability for child sexual abuse in England and Wales and Australia: Vicarious liability, non-delegable duties and statutory intervention' (2019) 77 CLJ 506, ‘The Consumer Rights Act 2015: A bastion of European consumer rights?’ (2017) 37 Legal Studies 78–102, ‘The influence of EU and European human rights law on English private law’ (2015) 64 ICLQ 237-265 and 'Codification, Consolidation, Restatement? How best to systemise the modern law of tort' (2021) ICLQ (forthcoming) and monographs: The Europeanisation of English Tort Law (Hart, 2014) and Vicarious liability in tort: A Comparative Perspective (CUP, 2010). A leading comparative law scholar, she is on the editorial board of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, an Associate Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law and contributes to renowned common law tort practitioners’ text, Clerk and Lindsell on Torts.
Comparative private law, tort law, contract law, European private law
Tottel's Journal of Professional Negligence
International and Comparative Law Quarterly
Journal of European Tort Law
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European Review of Private Law
Journal of Business Law