Dr Thomas Krebs

Year of Call: 1998

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Practice Overview

Teaches Principles of Commercial Law, Transnational Commercial Law, International Trade, Contract and Tort at the University of Oxford.

Previously Norton Rose Lecturer of Commercial Law at University College London and Visiting Fellow in Commercial Law at the London School of Economics.

The book Restitution at the Crossroads won Joint First Prize, Cavendish Book Prize 2001.

Areas of Expertise:

  • General Commercial Law (sale of goods, agency, personal property, secured financing)
  • Private International Law, particularly if knowledge of different European Legal systems is required
  • Restitution

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Education & Qualifications

LLB in English and German Law, University of Kent at Canterbury (First Class Honours, top of the year), 1990-1994

Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), Christ Church, Oxford, 1994-1996

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1996-1997, supervised by Professor Peter Birks on ‘Failure of Consideration – A comparative study’

Academic Position:

University Lecturer in Commercial Law, University of Oxford, Fellow and Tutor in Law, Brasenose College Oxford, 2003 - present.


English, French, italian, German

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