UCL Faculty of Laws


Prof Marc Moore

Chair in Corporate/ Financial Law

Faculty of Laws


Joined UCL
1st Sep 2019

Research summary

UK and US corporate law, corporate finance, corporate governance, insolvency and securities regulation.  

Teaching summary

Undergraduate: Contract, Tort Law. Company Law, Laws Connections

Postgraduate: Corporate Finance (convenor), Liquidation and its Consequences (convenor), Corporations, Global Finance and Environmental Protection


University of Bristol
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2007
University of Glasgow
First Degree, Bachelor of Laws | 2001


Marc Moore was appointed to the Chair in Corporate/Financial Law at UCL Laws in 2019. Prior to this, he was Reader in Corporate Law and MCL Director at the University of Cambridge. Marc previously spent five years at the UCL Faculty of Laws from 2009 to 2014, and has also taught at the University of Bristol.

Marc is the author of Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State (2013, Hart), which was shortlisted for the 2013 SLS/Peter Birks Book Prize. He is also the co-author (with Professor Martin Petrin) of Corporate Governance: Law, Regulation and Theory (2017, Palgrave). In 2012, Marc was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize for outstanding researchers who have made a significant contribution to their field of study.

Marc is the co-editor (with Professor Christopher Bruner) of Hart Publishing’s Contemporary Studies in Corporate Law monograph series, and the co-editor (with Professor Hse-Yu Chiu) of Palgrave/Red Globe Press’ Corporate and Financial Law textbook series. He is Deputy Chief Examiner for Company Law on the University of London’s external LLB programme, and has previously held visiting teaching positions at the University of Auckland and Seattle University. Marc has been invited to give guest lectures and seminars in various countries, and is an advisor to the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Court in Kazakhstan.