UCL Faculty of Laws


Martin Fischer

Teaching Fellow

Qualifications: B Bus Sci LLB LLM (University of Cape Town) BCL (Oxford)

Current Teaching: Laws' Connections


Prior to joining UCL, Martin worked as a Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for International and Comparative Private Law in Hamburg and before that lectured and delivered tutorials at the University of Cape Town in the Department of Private Law. He is also a qualified attorney (solicitor) in South Africa where he focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions. 


Martin’s principle research interests are in private law and private law theory. His thesis seeks to provide an account of the justification of the restitution of mistaken payments. Martin is working under the supervision of Professor Charles Mitchell (principal supervisor) and Dr Prince Saprai (secondary supervisor). His research is supported by a Peter Birks Scholarship.