Katherine CousinsKatherine Cousins

Email: kocousins1@sheffield.ac.uk

Thesis title: A Re-Examination of the Nineteenth Century Income Taxes: The Commercial Interest as an Obstacle to Development

Supervisors: Professor Robert Burrell and Dr Jay Cullen


BA Law (Hons) – Christ’s College, University of Cambridge
LLM Corporate and Commercial Law (with distinction) – The University of Sheffield

Scope of Research

My thesis will consider the financial and socio-political implications of the taxation of commercial income at the time of the introduction, and re-introduction, of the first income taxes, as well as the involvement of commercial parties, in particular corporations, in the political development of the tax.

Research Centre

Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law


Remedies in Private Law