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    Internationally Renowned Commercial Law Expert Joins the School of Law


    Tettenborn (M)

    Attracted by the School of Law's rapid rise to the status of one of the foremost commercial law faculties in the United Kingdom, the School is delighted to announce that Professor Andrew Tettenborn has joined it from the University of Exeter as a professor of private and commercial law. Professor Tettenborn, who is well-known both in common law and continental European jurisdictions, is author, co-author or editor of a number of books on torts, damages and maritime law, notably Clerk & Lindsell on Torts, Marsden on Collisions at Sea, The Law of Damages in the Butterworths Common Law Series, and Fleming on Torts. He has in addition published numerous journal articles and book chapters on aspects of common law, commercial law and restitution (some of which have been cited by the highest courts) which establish him as a leading authority in the private and commercial field.

    Professor Tettenborn has previously taught at the universities of Exeter (Bracton Professor of Law 1996-2010), Cambridge (Lecturer and Fellow of Pembroke College 1979-1996) and Nottingham. He has in addition held visiting positions at the universities of Melbourne, Connecticut and Case Law School, Cleveland, Ohio. His appointment at Swansea will mark not only a reinforcement of the commercial side of the undergraduate LLB programme, but also a further strengthening of its established LLM programmes in iinternational trade, commercial and maritime law, already well-known and respected by shipping, insurance and banking lawyers and attracting top-quality students from all around the world.

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