John Lowry joined the Faculty of Law on 1st May 2013 as Professor, Chair of Commercial Law. Prior to coming to Hong Kong, John was Professor of Commercial Law at University College London (where he remains Professor Emeritus). He has also taught law at the universities of Oxford (Merton College), Warwick, the LSE and Queen Mary London. He has written widely in domestic and international journals on insurance law, directors’ fiduciary obligations and shareholder remedies and he has co-authored five books on insurance law, company law and limitation of actions. He is also a contributing editor to Gore-Browne on Companies and OUP’s Annotated Companies Acts and he is a member of a number of editorial committees. He has held research fellowships at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the University of Connecticut, Centre for Insurance Law Research. John is an avid reader of contemporary fiction. He is also a keen gardener when at home in Sussex and is a devoted football supporter.
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|Member||The Society of Legal Scholars|
|01-01-2010||Distinguished Global Jurist Visiting Professor||Chinese University Hong Kong|
|Overseas member||Research Grants Council, University Grants Committee of Hong Kong|
|Member||British Institute of Securities Laws|
|Member||The Centre for Corporate Law and Practice, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies|
|Member of the international advisory board||Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development, Chinese University Hong Kong|
|01-01-2005||Fellowship||The Royal Society of Arts|
|Honorary Fellow||Centre for Insurance Law, University of Connecticut|
|Honorary Fellow||Monash University|
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