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Professor Lowry, John Patrick

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Professor Lowry, John Patrick

Title:
Visiting Professor
Cheng Yu Tung Visiting Professor

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Lowry, John

Biography

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.

 
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
MemberThe Society of Legal Scholars
01-01-2010Distinguished Global Jurist Visiting ProfessorChinese University Hong Kong
Overseas memberResearch Grants Council, University Grants Committee of Hong Kong
MemberBritish Institute of Securities Laws
MemberThe Centre for Corporate Law and Practice, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Member of the international advisory boardCentre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development, Chinese University Hong Kong
01-01-2005FellowshipThe Royal Society of Arts
Honorary FellowCentre for Insurance Law, University of Connecticut
Honorary FellowMonash University
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