Christopher Hare

Fellow & Tutor in Law; Travers Smith Associate Professor of Corporate and Commercial Law; Dean

Christopher Hare is an Associate Professor of Law and a Fellow of Somerville College.

Christopher was an undergraduate at Trinity College, Cambridge and was in the first cohort of students to spend their third year at the University of Poitiers, France. He then spent a year at Harvard Law School (LLM) and read for the BCL at Brasenose College.

Christopher initially practised as a barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray’s Inn before moving to a fellowship and college lectureship at Jesus College, Cambridge.

He has spent the last seven years in New Zealand, where he was a Senior Lecturer in the Law Faculty at the University of Auckland. Christopher’s teaching and research interests lie broadly in the law of obligations and the corporate and commercial law fields, with particular focus on domestic and international banking law, corporate finance, and shareholder remedies.


C Hare, ‘The Duties of Bank Customers: W(h)ither Tai Hing?’ (2012) 23 Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice 1

C Hare, Company Law in New Zealand (LexisNexis 2011)

C Hare, ‘Banking Law’ (2011) New Zealand Law Review 121

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