Explore Our Research
We are proud to showcase our research projects, which have actively engaged with policy makers, international organisations, civil society, practitioners, and the international community.
Our research has powerful impacts on the development and reform of commercial law, including through informing courts’ judgments, provoking debate and influencing socio-legal discussion, and providing evidence for politicians and select committees.
We tirelessly search for ways to improve laws and policies to support a sustainable and vibrant economy.
UNCLC research themes
Business and human rights, and international regulation of business
Maria Paim and Klara Polackova Van der Ploeg
Peter Cartwright, Richard Hyde, and Eliza Varney
Corporate, restructuring and insolvency
Sandra Frisby, Nicholas Gervassis, Irit Mevorach, Susan Morgan, Dionysios Pelekis, Christos Andrikopoulos, and Casey Watters
European and international business, corporate and insolvency law
Irit Mevorach, Jeff Kenner, Narine Ghazaryan, Christos Andrikopoulos, Dionysios Pelekis, and Qianlan Wu
International trade and maritime law
Howard Bennett and Andrea Tosato
International commercial litigation including commercial conflicts of laws and international arbitration
Paul Torremans, Orsolya Toth, Reza Beheshti, Irit Mevorach, and Qianlan Wu
Paul Torremans, Estelle Derclaye, Nicholas Gervassis, and Andrea Tosato
Law and technology
Oliver Butler, Estelle Derclaye, Nicholas Gervassis, Dionysios Pelekis , Paul Torremans, Andrea Tosato, Alina Trapova, and Ozlem Ulgen
Secured transactions, property and finance
Sandra Frisby, Christopher Sargeant, Sanam Saidova, and Andrea Tosato
Engagement and impact
Rebuilding a Resilient Britain, final reports with contributions from UNCLC
The Government Office for Science, the Chief Scientific Advisers and ESRC Areas of Research Interest teams launched The Rebuilding a Resilient Britain project during the Covid-19 pandemic. The project aimed to address issues related to Britain’s recovery from the pandemic. UNCLC members Professor Irit Mevorach, Dr Qianlan Wu, Dr Marianthi Pappa, Dr Sandra Frisby and Professor Robert McCorquodale contributed to the work of the Trade and Aid working group and its final report
(‘Rebuilding a Resilient Britain: Trade and Aid’).