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Dr John Wood

Lecturer in Company and Insolvency Law

John Wood

Bowland North



Research overview

John's research interests are in company law and insolvency law. In regard to the former, John specialises in directors’ duties, shareholder rights and remedies. In relation to insolvency law John researches in the areas of administration, corporate rescue, investigations by insolvency office-holders, regulation, and the use of commercial discretion in insolvency decisions.

PhD supervision

John is interested in supervising PhD projects in Corporate Insolvency Law, Company Law, and Corporate Governance Law.

Current Teaching

Company Law (LLB)

Insolvency Law (LLM)

Additional Information

Groups and Membership

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Ordinary Member of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS)
  • INSOL International Academic Special Interest Group
  • Younger Academics Network of Insolvency Law (YANIL) of INSOL 
  • Academic Member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association (ILA)

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