Professor Joan Loughrey
Professor of Law
I am qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and Hong Kong, practising as a commercial litigator before entering academia. I have lectured in Australia as well as in the UK.
I am the Director of the Centre for Business Law and Practice. For further information on Centre activities please see: www.law.leeds.ac.uk/research/business-law-practice/
Scholarly and Research Interests
My interests are in corporate governance and company law, the legal profession and the law regulating lawyers.
At undergraduate level, I teach Company Law, Commercial Law and Medical Law.
At postgraduate level, I teach Corporate Law and Advanced Corporate Law.
My supervisory capacity for PhDs includes the areas of corporate governance, corporate law, the regulation of the legal profession, legal professional privilege.
Loughrey, J. (editor) (2013), Directors' Duties and Shareholder Litigation in the Wake of the Financial Crisis (Edward Elgar)
Loughrey, J. (May 2011) Corporate Lawyers and Corporate Governance, Cambridge.
Loughrey, J. (2011) 'Large Law Firms, Sophisticated Clients, and the Regulation of Conflicts of Interest in England and Wales”, 14 Legal Ethics 215-238.
Loughrey, J; Keay, A. (2010) 'Derivative Proceedings in a Brave New World for Company Management and Shareholders' Journal of Business Law 151-178
Loughrey, J.; Keay, A.; Cerioni, L. (2008) 'Legal Practitioners, The Corporate Objective and the Shaping of Corporate Governance' 8 Journal of Corporate Law Studies.