Our members work in areas including family law, medical law, trade law, EU law, competition law, property law, banking and insurance law, maritime and shipping law, financial crime and regulation, company and insolvency law, consumer protection, investment law, internet, broadcasting and digital regulation, contract law, and tort law.
As a group of scholars, we work with a commitment to improving the theory, practice, and development of private and business law locally, nationally, and internationally. In our work, we strive to develop efficient trade mechanisms, as well as effective competition, corporate governance, and financial market regulation, among others. Other aspects of our work seek to balance various business interests with protecting the environment and preserving human rights such as dignity, privacy, freedom of expression and association, judicial protection, access to services of general interests, consumer protection, and safe food.
In our research, teaching, and engagement with stakeholders, our philosophy is that private law and business law can only be understood and improved by rigorous analysis, learning from other countries and disciplines, and providing practical legal solutions.
Are you interested in business law and how the legal system impacts consumer and commercial markets in the UK, EU and around the world? As a lawyer, having sound knowledge of the complexities of the ever changing regulations in this area if law is essential. At Essex, we have a number of related courses taught by leading academics, who will give you the skills and knowledge needed to prepare you for an exciting career in business law.
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