UCL Faculty of Laws


Property and obligations

Private and commercial law

Research on this theme looks at the legal implications of private law and commercial law. Academics working in this cluster are concerned with, among other topics, equitable doctrine, property theory, international commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration, personal taxation and tax law, estate planning, unjust enrichment, equity and trusts disputes and administration, insolvency, comparative private contract law, commercial remedies, patent, trademark and copyright law, and EU and national consumer law.

Some of the work in this theme is affiliated with the UCL Centre for Commercial Law, which produces the commercial law journal International Corporate Rescue, and the UCL Institute of Brand and Innovation Law, which focuses on the field of intellectual property (IP) and hosts the Sir Hugh Laddie Annual Lecture. Read more about IP law