Prof Hiroshi Oda
Sir Ernest Satow Professor of Japanese Law
Faculty of Laws
- Joined UCL
- 1st Oct 1990
- University of Tokyo
- Doctorate, Doctor of Laws | 1988
BiographyProfessor Oda specialises in Japanese and Russian Commercial Law. He is also a professor at the College d’Europe (Brugge) and the leading expert in europe on Japanese and Russian buisness Law. He is the author of Japanese Law (third edition) published by Oxford University Press (2009) and Russian Commercial Law (second edition) published by Martinus Nijhof (2007).
Professor Oda held the chair of Russian law at the University of Tokyo before moving to London. He was a visiting professor at Cornell Law School between 1988-1998 and most recently, of Ludwig Maximillian University of Munich. He hols a LL.D from the University of Tokoy. He is an arbitrator in the Moscow International Court of Commercial Arbitration and Stockholm Institute of Arbitration..
He is a qualified attorney in Japan and practices Japanese and Russian law. He is a membre associe of the Academy of Comparative Law. He is Chairman of the Russo-Japanese Lawyers' Association.