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, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory: Big Book, Company Law, Laws Connections

Postgraduate: Corporate Finance, Comparative Corporate Governance, Liquidation and its Consequences (convenor)


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. He was previously Reader in Corporate Law and MCL Director at the University of Cambridge, and before then spent five years at the UCL Faculty of Laws from 2009 to 2014. Marc is a Global Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame and has also taught at the University of Bristol, the University of Auckland and Seattle University. He is the author of Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State (2013, Hart), the co-author (with Professor Martin Petrin) of Corporate Governance: Law, Regulation and Theory (2017) and the co-editor (with Professor Christopher Bruner) of Hart Publishing’s Contemporary Studies in Corporate Law monograph series. 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. He is a regular commentator in the Wall Street Journal on current UK corporate governance issues.