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Dr Elena Zaccaria
Senior Lecturer in Corporate and Commercial Law


Elena Christine Zaccaria is a lecturer in corporate, financial and commercial law at Brunel University London. Prior to joining Brunel, she worked as a guest lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She holds degrees from the LSE (PhD 2015); the University of Macerata, Italy (PhD 2007), the University of Queensland, Australia (LLM 2013) and the University of Bari, Italy (LLB 2001). Elena has also worked in private practice (both in Italy and the United Kingdom) and as a research analyst for the UK Representative Office of Banca d'Italia (the Italian Central Bank), gaining practical exposure to areas of financial regulation, capital markets, corporate law and restructuring.


PhD, London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE (United Kingdom)

PhD, University of Macerata (Italy)

LLM, University of Queensland (Australia)

LLB, University of Bari (Italy)

Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in September 2009

Admitted to the Italian Bar (Ordine degli Avvocati) Bari, Italy in December 2004 

Newest selected publications

Zaccaria, EC. (2019) 'The nature of the beneficiary’s right under a trust: proprietary right, purely personal right or right against a right?'. Law Quarterly Review, 135. pp. 460 - 483. ISSN: 0023-933X Open Access Link

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Zaccaria, EC. (2018) 'An Inquiry into the meaning of possession and control over financial assets and the effects on third parties'. Journal of Corporate Law Studies, 18 (1). pp. 217 - 246. ISSN: 1473-5970 Open Access Link

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Zaccaria, EC. (2006) 'L'adattamento dei contratti a lungo termine nell'esperienza giuridica statunitense: aspirazioni teoriche e prassi giurisprudenziali'. Contratto e Impresa, 2. pp. 478 - 506.

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Zaccaria, EC. (2004) 'Il conflitto tra il creditore privilegiato ex art. 2775 bis codice civile ed il creditore ipotecario'. Contratti, 6. pp. 547 - 553.

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