Our members

Current academic members of the Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law include a wide variety of experts and experienced researchers:

  • Banking Regulation
  • Law and Finance
  • Corporate Governance

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Dr Ting Xu
Deputy Director

  • Law, governance and development
  • Property law
  • Property and human rights
  • Socio-legal studies
  • Chinese law
  • Comparative law
  • Political economy

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Professor Robert Burrell

  • Copyright Law
  • Trade Mark Law
  • Nineteenth Century Legal History

 Photo of Dr Ding ChenDr Ding Chen

  • Law and development
  • Corporate governance
  • Company law
  • Financial regulation
  • New Institutional Economics

Prof HindmoorProfessor Andrew Hindmoor

  • Politics
  • Patterns of equality and inequality
  • Banking regulation
  • Financial crisis

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Professor Andrew Johnston

  • Corporate Governance
  • Law and Economics (Heterodox)
  • Financial Crisis
Dr LeBaron

Dr Genevieve Le Baron

  • Challenges in Researching the Shadow Economy
  • Understanding and Governing Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains
  • From REcovery to DIScovery: Opening the Debate on Alternatives to Financialisation

Photo of Dr Yin Harn LeeDr. Yin Harn Lee

Intellectual property
Information technology

Alberto MontagnoliDr Alberto Montagnoli

  • Financial markets and banking
  • Monetary policy and the real economy
  • Behavioural finance and macroeconomics

Photo of Zoe OllerenshawZoe Ollerenshaw

  • Contract law
  • Theories of contract
  • Contracting practice

Nicola PhillipsProfessor Nicola Phillips

  • Global economic governance
  • The governance of international migration
  • Unfree labour and human trafficking in the global economy

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Dr Stefani Pletz

  • Transnational Financial Law
  • Public International Economic Law
  • Global Regulatory Regimes
  • Critical Legal Theory
  • Critical Legal Thinking

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Dr Andreas Rühmkorf

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Company Law and Corporate Governance (European and Comparative)
  • Internet Law (E-Commerce and Privacy)

Liam Stanley

Dr Liam Stanley

  • Comparative and international political economy
  • The politics of austerity
  • Fiscal sociology and the politics of tax
  • Everyday narratives of politics, the economy and the state
  • Political analysis and political science methodology

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Dr Frank (Tietie) Zhang

More information about Dr Zhang's research will be available soon.

Dr. Zhong Zhang

Dr. Zhong Zhang

  • Company Law and Corporate Governance
  • Chinese Law
  • Law and Economic Development

Our visiting members

Frances CoppolaMs Frances Coppola

Frances used to work for banks and now writes about them, and about finance and economics generally.

Ed KaneProfessor Edward Kane

Professor Ed Kane is a past president and fellow of the American
Finance Association, a former Guggenheim fellow,
and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Photo of Trevor PughMr Trevor Pugh

Trevor Pugh is a Managing Director and head of Sterling Trading at HSBC

Peng LiuPeng Liu

Peng Liu is a visiting scholar from the Business College of Shanxi University to work on a project entilted 'Analysis on the development of Internet financial industry and its regulation'.

New Visiting Scholars

We welcome applications from academics, practitioners and anyone who has an interest in corporate and commercial law.

Apply to be a visiting scholar

Our members at Renmin University Law School

Professor Zhu Daqi

  • Economic Law
  • Fiscal and Tax Law
  • Financial Law

Email: zhudaqi@tom.com

Professor Yao Haifang

  • Economic Law
  • Company Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Industrial Law
  • Law and Economics

Email: yaohaifang@sohu.com

Professor Xu Yangguang

  • Economic Law
  • Corporate and Bankruptcy Laws
  • Tax and Financial Law

Email: xuyangguang@126.com