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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Professor Sir Bernard Rix


Professor of International Commercial Law

Room Number: Lincoln's Inn Fields


Sir Bernard Rix is Professor of International Commercial Law. He retired as Lord Justice of Appeal in 2013 after 20 years in the Commercial Court and the Court of Appeal. He is an arbitrator and mediator and has been appointed to the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal.

He is Honorary Fellow of Queen Mary University of London and of New College, Oxford, Trustee of BIICL (British Institute of International and Comparative Law, President of Harvard Law School Association of the UK and Director of London Philharmonic Orchestra. He has been Treasurer of the Inner Temple and President of BILA (British Insurance Law Association).

At CCLS, he is a member of the Insurance Law Institute and teaches on the insurance and shipping law modules, and in 2014-15 he will deliver a series of lectures on the common law and the role of the judges.


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