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Professor Arad Reisberg
Head of Department - Law


Arad Reisberg joined Brunel in May 2016 as the Head of the Brunel Law School and Professor of Corporate Law and Finance. Previously, Arad was a Reader in Corporate and Financial Law at UCL Faculty of Laws (2009-2016), and a Lecturer in Law (2006-2009). Arad acted as Director, UCL Centre for Commercial Law (2007-2016). Between 2009-2012 Arad acted as UCL Laws Vice Dean (Research).

Arad was formerly a Senior Arts Scholar (2001-2003) and a Tutor at Pembroke College Oxford, where he taught law at 6 colleges at Oxford University between 2001-2005. He has also been a Visiting Lecturer at Oxford University (2005), a Lecturer at Warwick Law School (2005-2006). More recently, Arad was a Visiting Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School (teaching during Fall Tern 2012), a Visiting Scholar and the First Fellow at the Centre for Business Law, National University of Singapore (NUS) during March 2013 and a Visiting Professor of Law at NUS (teaching for the Faculty during August 2014). He is the recipient of numerous academic scholarships and awards and has written widely on shareholder remedies and directors’ duties.

Arad is the author of Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance (Oxford University Press, 2007), the first book to provide a detailed and theoretical explanation of the law governing derivative actions ands sits on the Editorial Boards of the Journal International Corporate Rescue and the Journal of Corporate Ownership and Control, and is a contributing author to Annotated Companies Legislation (Oxford University Press).

He is currently the Consultant Editor, Halsbury’s Laws of England (Companies Title). 

Since July 2016 Arad has been a Member, Financial Markets Law Committee Advisory Group at the Bank of England on Brexit  and since 2014 an Invited Member, Financial Markets Law Committee, Radar Programme, Bank of England.

Newest selected publications

Tilba, A. and Reisberg, A. (2019) 'Fiduciary Duty under the Microscope: Stewardship and the Spectrum of Pension Fund Engagement'. Modern Law Review, 82 (3). pp. 456 - 487. ISSN: 0026-7961 Open Access Link

Journal article

Reisberg, A. (2019) 'Editorial: Reforming Corporate Governance: News Rules or New Culture?'. European Business Law Review, 30 (6). pp. 853 - 855. ISSN: 0959-6941 Open Access Link

Journal article

Reisberg, A. and Donovan, A. (2018) 'PETTET, LOWRY & REISBERG'S COMPANY LAW Company Law 5ed'. UK. ISSN 10: 1292078634 ISSN 13: 9781292078632


Reisberg, A. (2017) 'Market Abuse Regulation Commentary and Annotated Guide', in Ventoruzzo, M. and Mock, S. (eds.) London : Oxford University Press 2017. pp. 297 - 325. ISBN 13: 9780198811756.

Book chapter

reisberg, A. (2016) 'Halsbury’s Laws of England 5th Edition - Companies Title- Volumes 14, 15, 15A (2016)'. UK: LexisNexis. ISSN 13: 9781474301688

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