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2015 Faculty for “Traditional” Format Courses (each course required)

Nicholas BamforthNicholas Bamforth, CUF Lecturer, BCL. MA (Oxon) is a Fellow in Law at Queen’s College. He has previously worked at UCL and Cambridge. In 2003-4, he was a Hauser Global Research Fellow at New York University. Since October 2006, he has been an elected member of Oxford’s University Council. He is currently serving as the University Junior Proctor.


Matthew I. Hall
Associate Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of Law

Matthew I. Hall joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2009. His research interests are in the area of federal jurisdiction and civil procedure, with a focus on the Article III jurisdiction of federal courts. His work has been published in the Fordham Law Review, the George Washington Law Review, the Stanford Law Review Online and the UCLA Law Review. Before entering academia, Hall served as a judicial clerk for Judge David F. Levi of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California and for Judge Marsha S. Berzon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He also practiced law for five years in San Francisco, specializing in complex commercial and appellate litigation. In 2006, Hall left private practice to work for the chairman of the federal judiciary’s Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure. In this capacity, Hall assisted in the judiciary’s ongoing project to revise and improve the procedural rules that govern litigation in federal courts. Hall then served as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Davis, School of Law and as a visiting assistant professor at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Hall earned his B.A. in history, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan, where he served as articles editor of the Michigan Law Review.

Stefan Enchelmaier
Professor of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford

Professor Enchelmaier studied law, philosophy, and Latin at the Universities of Cologne, Hamburg, and Edinburgh. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Bonn with a thesis on European competition law. In addition to practicing law, he has held posts in Oxford (1997-2003); Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Munich (2003-2008); and York (2008-2013). This will be his first year teaching in our program.


2015 Faculty for Supervised Research Tutorial (students to take one of the five)

–>Roderick BagshawRoderick Murray Bagshaw
Fellow and Tutor in Law, Magdalen College, Oxford since 2002: former Visiting Associate Professor, National University of Singapore; served as Tutor and Fellow at Mansfield College, Oxford from 1994-2002; Visiting Professor of Law, Florida State University in 2001; and Lecturer in Law, Jesus College, Oxford from 1992 to 1994. B.A. (Hons) Jurisprudence (First Class) Magdalen College, Oxford, proxime accessit, Martin Wronker Law Prize, B.C.L. (First Class), University of Oxford. Author of many books and articles on a range of private law topics, including torts, evidence, and piracy.


Cathryn Costello
Fellow of Worchester College, Oxford

She tutors Constitutional and EU law and also teaches parts of the BCL European Employment and Equality Law course. From 1998-2003 she was Lecturer in European Law at the Law School, Trinity College Dublin. From 2000-2003, she also held the position of Director of the Irish Centre for European Law. She has been a Visiting Professor at the University of San Francisco and from January to May 2006 was a visiting research fellow at NYU School of Law. She has assisted a number of NGOs in the immigration and asylum fields, and was a member of the Board of the Irish Refugee Council and the Steering Committee of the Immigrant Council of Ireland. She is currently on ILPA’s (Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association) European Group. She specializes in EU immigration law, and is currently writing a DPhil on this topic. She also writes on EU constitutional and equality law.


Elizabeth FisherElizabeth Fisher
Tutorial Fellow in Law, Corpus Christi College, Oxford; CUF Lecturer in Law, University of Oxford; former Lecturer in Law and Acting Director for Centre for Environmental Law at University of Southampton; Visiting Professor, Florida State University Law School (Summer/Fall 2001); L.L.B., University of New South Wales (Australia), D.Phil. Oxford. Editor of one book and author of more than 30 articles or book chapters on Environmental Law, Risk Regulation, and related regulatory subjects.


Keith HawkinsKeith Hawkins 
Former Deputy Director, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford. Former Member, Parole Board for England and Wales; Visiting Fellow, U.S. National Institute of Justice; Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Texas and The Ohio State University; University of Oxford-Ohio State University Summer Law Program 1989-2000. LL.B. Birmingham; Diploma in Criminology, M.A., Ph.D. Cambridge; M.A., D.Phil. Oxford.


Thomas KrebsThomas Krebs
University Lecturer in Commerical Law, University of Oxford, and Fellow and Tutor in Law, Brasenose College, Oxford, since 2003; Barrister, Door Tenant at Serle Court, Lincoln Inn, since 1999; prior positions include Pupillage at One Hare Court, Temple 1998-99; Supervisor in Tort in Churchill and Emmanuel Colleges, Cambridge in 1998; College Lecturer in Law, Balliol College, Oxford in 1997; Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics from 1997 to 2000; and Norton Rose Lecturer in Commercial Law and Deputy Director of European Legal Studies, University College, London, from 1999-2003. B.A. (First Class Honours) English and German Law, University of Kent at Canterbury, B.C.L. and Ph.D. Christ Church College, Oxford. Author of many articles in both English and German on commercial law, restitution, and contracts.