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Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Business and Insolvency Law, Nottingham Trent University

Rebecca became an academic after studying for a PhD at the University of Manchester (1995-1997). Her thesis was on avoidable transactions in insolvency law. Before joining NTU she was a lecturer and then senior lecturer at the University of Leicester (1997-2007).

Rebecca's main research interests lie in the area of insolvency law and, in particular, international and comparative insolvency law with a focus on the UK, the USA, the EU, India and China. She is interested in the intersection of technology and commercial law, including the legislative framework needed to support digital economies. She has interests in related areas of company law, notably directors' duties and director disqualification, as well as in insolvent partnerships and individuals.


  • –present
    Professor, Nottingham Trent University


  • 1997 
    University of Manchester, PhD