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Charlotte Ellis



Charlotte Ellis
BA (Oxon) BCL (European and Comparative Law), Barrister (non-practising)

I am a Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University but have been teaching on the Obligations 1 and 2 modules at York Law School for a number of years. I joined Northumbria Law School in 2008 from full time practice as a barrister at Keating Chambers, London. I was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2001 having studied law (BA Jurisprudence and BCL (European and Comparative Law)) at Wadham College, Oxford. At Keating Chambers I specialised in construction and engineering disputes, and acted in litigation, arbitration (international and domestic), adjudication, mediation and other forms of ADR. I also taught on the LLM programme at Queen Mary, University of London and trained as a mediator. I continued to practice as a Door Tenant of Keating Chambers from my base in the North East until December 2010.



  • Contract law and related aspects of the law of restitution


Selected publications

  • Chapter 15, Contract Law and the LegislatureTT Arvind, Jenny Steele (Hart 2020)
  • Chapter 5, Testing and Defects in David Thomas (ed) Keating on NEC3 (Sweet & Maxwell 2012)
  • Researcher, Keating on Construction Contracts 9th Edition (Sweet & Maxwell 2012)
  • Original Author and Contributor to Isurv Contract Administration (RICS online resource, updated quarterly) from 2008 – 2012
  • Contributing Author, Keating on Construction Contracts, First Supplement to 8th Edition (Sweet & Maxwell 2009)



  • Obligations 1
  • Obligations 2

External activities


  • Society of Legal Scholars (SLS)
  • North East Region Obligations Group (NEROG)
  • Middle Temple

Contact details

Ms Charlotte Ellis
York Law School