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Dr Shabir Korotana
Senior Lecturer in International Commercial Law


Dr Shabir Korotana is a senior lecturer in Commercial Law and Private Law.  He joined Brunel Law School in 2009.  He is the Students Appeal and Complaint Tutor.  Previously he was the Exams Convenor, Director PhD Programme and also the Director of Brunel Law School’s International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law LLM programme.  Previously he was a lecturer in Contract, commercial and corporate law at the Sussex Law School, University of Sussex. Dr Korotana's primary teaching interest is in banking law and financial regulation and private law: contract, equity & trust and corporate law.  

 Dr Korotana pursued his higher education at the University of Wales for LLM and received his PhD at the LSE. His research interests are broadly in the areas of Private Law,  with particular emphasis on Contract, Equity & Trust, Corporate Law, Fiduciary Duties, regulation of New Forms of Digital Money and generally Banking and financial Law.  Dr korotana’s postgraduate teaching is in the area of theory and practice of International and financial regulation.  His undergraduate teaching is in Contract, Equity & Trust and Banking Law.  He has successfully supervised PhD students broadly in the areas of Private Law and Banking and Financial Law.  Dr Korotana’s recent publications are 1. Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013: Smart Regulatory Regime? Statute Law Review (Oxford Journal), May 2016, pp1–17; The Emergence of Regulation: Subversion of justice or inadequacy of private law, European Business Law Review . 2017 issue, 5th issue;  Economic Inequality, Capitalism and Law:Imperfect realisation of juridical equality, the right to property and freedom of contract, 4, 2019 European Journal of Law Reform.


LLM - (Wales) PhD - (LSE) - FHEA


Students Appeal and Complaint Tutor

Newest selected publications

Korotana, M., Korotana, MS., Korotana, S. and Korotana, MS. (2019) 'Economic Inequality, Capitalism and Law: Imperfect realisation of juridical equality, the right to property and freedom of contract'. European Journal of Law Reform. ISSN: 1387-2370 Open Access Link

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Korotana, M. (2017) 'The Emergence of Regulation: Market failure, Subversion of Justice and Inadequacy of Private Law'. European Business Law Review, 28 (5). pp. 615 - 633. ISSN: 0959-6941 Open Access Link

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Korotana, MS. (2016) 'Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013: Smart Regulatory Regime?'. Statute Law Review, 37 (3). pp. 195 - 211. ISSN: 0144-3593 Open Access Link

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Korotana, MS. (2012) 'The impact of the repeal of Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 in the context of the current financial crisis'. The Journal of World Investment & Trade, 13 (4). pp. 618 - 644. ISSN: 1660-7112

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Korotana, MS. (2012) 'Conflicts of interests in the conventional and Islamic securitisation'. Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law, 8 (2). pp. 67 - 90. ISSN: 1742-4941 Open Access Link

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