UCL FACULTY OF LAWS

LLM Programme

Lucinda Miller   LUCINDA MILLER
LLB, LLM, PhD (UCL)
Senior Lecturer in Laws

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phone: +44 (0)20 7679 1458 | internal: x21458
email: l.miller@ucl.ac.uk

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Profile
Lucinda has been a full-time member of the Law Faculty since 2004. She is also involved with teaching and examining on the University of London 's external LLB programme. Prior to entering academia, Lucinda worked both in the UK and abroad. She is fluent in French and Spanish.

Research
Lucinda's main research areas include:

  • The transnational development and multi-level governance of private law including, but not restricted to, activities at the EU level.
  • Comparative private law - primarily contract.
  • European Union law – most particularly from the private law perspective (eg the development of the Common Frame of Reference of European Contract law).
  • EU and national (English and French) consumer law.

Publications
Books

Other Publications

  • ‘Control of Standard Terms’ in G. Dannemann and S Vogenauer (eds) The Common European Sales Law in Context: Interactions with English and German Law (OUP, 2013) co authored with Philip Hellwege
  • ‘European Contract Law and the Lisbon Treaty' in D. Ashiagbor, N. Countouris, I. Lianos The EU after Lisbon (CUP, 2011)
  • The Notion of a European Private Law and a Softer Side to Harmonisation' in M. Lobban and J. Moses (eds), The Impact of Ideas on Legal Development (CUP, 2012)
  • 'The Enforcement of Contractual Obligations; Comparative Observations on the Notion of Performance' in J. Cartwright, S. Vogenauer, S. Whittaker (eds.) Reforming the French law of Obligations: Comparative Observations on the Avant-projet de réforme du droit des obligations et de la prescription (the Avant-projet Catala) (Oxford: Hart, 2009)
  • (2010 published in French by Société de législation comparée as: 'L'exécution forcée en nature des obligations contractuelles: observations de droit comparé sur la notion d'exécution')
  • 'Specific Performance in the Common law and Civil law; Some Lessons for Harmonisation' in P. Giliker (ed.) Re-examining Contract and Unjust Enrichment: Anglo-Canadian Perspectives ( Leiden , Martinus Nijhoff, 2007) Chapter 14 (pp281- 310).
  • After the Unfair Contract Terms Directive; Recent European Directives and English Law' (2007) 3 European Review of Contract Law 88.
  • 'The Common Frame of Reference and the Feasibility of a Common Contract Law in Europe ' (2007) Journal of Business Law378-411.
  • ‘Penalty Clauses in England and France: A Comparative Study', [2004] 1 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 79-106.

Current Teaching
Undergraduate
Contract Law
European Union Law

Graduate
EU Contract Law
EU Consumer Law

Phd Supervision
Lucinda welcomes approaches for supervision from prospective PhD students in topics related to EU private law, comparative contract law and consumer law.

She is currently supervising Radosveta Vassileva whose topic is: ‘Change of Circumstances in English and Bulgarian Law. What Lessons for the Harmonization of European Contract Law?’

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