Section: About the ECCL

About the ECCL

The Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law is a research community at Edinburgh Law School at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom.

The aim of the Centre is to foster research in Scottish, British and European commercial law; to promote excellence the teaching of commercial law (in particular with respect to our LLMs in Commercial LawCorporate Law, and International Banking Law and Finance); and to foster links between the academic community and the legal profession. The members of the Centre conduct research in various fields of commercial law including company law, banking law, labour law, agency law and consumer protection law. In all these cases we study Scots and UK commercial law in its comparative European or international context.

The Centre for Commercial Law was launched in 2008 with a lecture by Stephen Woolman QC.

The director of the Centre is Parker Hood and the Chairman of the Centre is Lord Glennie.

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