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John Lowry   JOHN LOWRY
Emeritus Professor of Law
Honorary Fellow, Monash University

contact details:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 1438 | internal: x21438
Email: j.lowry@ucl.ac.uk

John Lowry joined the Faculty of Laws in 2004 having moved from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary London. He has taught law in the USA (New Jersey) and practised in Canada specialising in corporate litigation. He has written widely in domestic and international journals on directors’ fiduciary obligations, shareholder remedies and insurance law. He is a contributing editor to Gore-Browne on Companies, Company Law section editor for the Journal of Business Law and Case Review editor for International Corporate Rescue. He is also an editor of The Company Lawyer. During 2000-2002 he was an Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. In 2001 he was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Connecticut, Centre for Insurance Law Research.

Current research interests include directors’ fiduciary obligations, shareholder remedies and the duty of good faith in insurance law. He has just completed the third edition of Pettet's Company Law with Arad Reisberg.

Selected Publications:


Contributing editor

Volume editor

Chapters in Books and Contributions to Edited Essays


Shorter Articles and Commentaries

Articles in progress/forthcoming


Conference proceedings and papers

Current Teaching
Company Law

Company Law
Insurance Law

PhD Supervision
John Lowry welcomes approaches for supervision from prospective PhD students, wishing to research directors' duties or insurance contract law.

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