John Linarelli is Professor of Commercial Law at Durham University Law School in the United Kingdom. He is a member of Durham’s Institute for Commercial and Corporate Law and has served as its senior Co-Director. Professor Linarelli has held faculty positions on both sides of the Atlantic, in both the United Kingdom and the United States. He has served as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Global Legal Studies at Jilin University in Changchun China. He practiced law in Washington DC for a number of years before becoming an academic.
Professor Linarelli is the author of over sixty publications, including works with Oxford and Cambridge University Presses. He has written extensively on commercial law, financial regulation, comparative law, and international economic law. He is a widely acknowledged global expert in comparative and international business, commercial, and economic law. He is General Editor of the book series, Hart Studies in Commercial and Financial Law, published by Hart Publishing, a division of Bloomsbury publishing.
Professor Linarelli is a Fellow in the European Law Institute, a Fellow in the Royal Society of the Arts, and a Senior Fellow in the UK Higher Education Academy.