Internationally Renowned Commercial Law Expert Joins Swansea
Attracted by the School of Law's rapid rise to the status of one of the foremost commercial law faculties in the United Kingdom, Swansea University 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.
The Professor has also 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 Noel Thompson, Pro Vice Chancellor at Swansea University, congratulated Professor Tettenborn on his appointment saying: “Andrew Tettenborn’s appointment as professor of private and commercial law at Swansea University’s School of Law further strengthens the established postgraduate 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 – while also reinforcing the commercial side of the undergraduate LLB programme.”
Before joining Swansea University, Professor Tettenborn 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 also held visiting positions at the universities of Melbourne, Connecticut and Case Law School, Cleveland, Ohio.
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