Chris Clarkson

Emeritus Professor
BA, LLB (Cape Town), LLM (London)

Chris Clarkson was a professor in the Law School since 1995 until retirement in 2013. He was Head of Department from 1996 to 1999 and was Dean of the Faculty of Law from 2003 to 2007. His research interests lay in Criminal law and the Conflict of laws.

In 2002 he was appointed as the National Expert for England and Wales to compile a Report on the conflict of law rules on matrimonial property for an EU Commission-funded project and in 2007 was commissioned by the Ministry of Justice to advise the Government on its response to the EU Green Paper on Matrimonial Property. In 2005 he was appointed Specialist Advisor to the Home Affairs and Work and Pensions Committees of the House of Commons examining the Draft Corporate Manslaughter Bill.

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