York Law School welcomes outstanding professor to its team

Posted on 11 September 2012

We are delighted to announce that Richard Nolan, M.A. (Cantab.), Barrister (Middle Temple), has joined York Law School as one of the University's 'Anniversary' professors.

We are delighted to announce that Richard Nolan, M.A. (Cantab.), Barrister (Middle Temple), has joined York Law School as one of the University's 'Anniversary' professors. Richard was previously Reader in Corporate & Trust Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, and fellow and director of studies in Law at St John's College.

Specialising in Company Law, Commercial Law and Trusts, Richard's research interests encompass barrister trusts, particularly express trusts, and equitable property. His other areas of special interest include corporate law; commercial aspects of fiduciary duties; securities regulation and jurisprudence. 

Commenting on the appointment, Stuart Bell, Head of YLS said: “Richard's expertise and experience is a great asset to the School. His academic, research and consultancy work, which includes acting as a consultant to the Law Commission, Company Law Review and the DTI, complements those of our established team and makes an important contribution to our vibrant research community.” 

The 'Anniversary' professors are part of the University's activities to mark its 50th anniversary next year. Sixteen new professors are being appointed, all of whom have been selected for their outstanding contributions to their fields of study.