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Anthony Ogus


  • Emeritus Professor, Law

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C.B.E. 2002, F.B.A. 2007
M.A. 1970, B.C.L. 1967

Previous appointments

Assistant Lecturer in Law, Leicester University 1967-69; Fellow of Mansfield College, Oxford, 1969-75; Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College, Oxford, 1975-78; Professor of Law, Newcastle University 1978-87; Professor .of Law, University of Manchester 1987-2008

Visiting appointments

Professeur Stagiaire, Legal Directorate, Council of Europe 1973; Visiting Fellow, Max-Planck Projektgruppe für Sozialrecht, Munich , 1977; Law and Economics Fellow, University of Chicago Law School , 1982; Visiting Senior Fellow, Emory University Law and Economics Center , 1982; Visiting Professor, University of Toronto Law School , 1985; Visiting Professor, Center for Law and Society and Law School , University of California at Berkeley (Fulbright Senior Scholarship), 1992; Gasthoogleraar, Faculty of Law, University of Antwerp , 1993; Visiting Fellow, Centre for Advanced Studies, Oslo , 1994; Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, University of North Carolina , Chapel Hill , 1995; Visiting Professor, Université de Paris II, Faculté de Droit, 1995, 1998-2007; Distinguished Visitor, University of Toronto Law School, 2001; Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires , 2001; Commerzbank Visiting Professor of Law, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, 2002-04; Research Professor, University of Maastricht, since 1995; Erasmus Professor of Fundamentals of Private Law, University of Rotterdam 2008-2011

Other appointments include

Hamlyn Trustee, 1979-2001, Joint Editor, International Review of Law and Economics, 1981-96; Vice-Chairman ESRC Government and Law Committee, 1987; Member, Social Security Advisory Committee since 1994 (Vice-Chairman since 2005); Vice-President, European Academy for Standardization, since 2002.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Emeritus Professor, RSM Erasmus University of Rotterdam

1 Oct 2008 → …

Areas of expertise

  • K Law (General)
  • law and economics
  • regulation


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