Louise Gullifer is Professor of Commercial Law at Oxford University. She has been teaching at Oxford since 1991, and before that she practised at 3 Verulam Buildings under her maiden name (Louise Edwards). She teaches Roman law, Contract law, Commercial Law, Corporate Finance law and Corporate Insolvency law and is the senior law tutor at Harris Manchester College. From 1994-97 she was a Fellow of Brasenose College. She is currently the Oxford Law Faculty Development Co-ordinator and is also Chair of the University Student Disciplinary Panel.
Her research interests focus broadly on commercial law and corporate finance. She has co-authored books on security and title financing and corporate finance, and is presently co-authoring books on personal property and set-off in arbitration. She is particularly interested in financial collateral and intermediated securities, and recently delivered a Current Legal Problems lecture on financial collateral. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Secured Transactions Law Reform Project and is also the Oxford Law Faculty Academic Lead for the Cape Town Convention Academic Project (see www.law.ox.ac.uk).