LCF now has a governing structure consisting of The Council of the London Centre for Commercial and Financial Law as well as the Academic Board of the London Centre for Commercial and Financial Law headed by the Executive Board of directors. There are also subject specific Advisory Boards. This includes a new book series with Springer Nature called “LCF Studies in Commercial and Financial Law.”
The Council of the LCF is composed of senior lawyers and legal scholars from around the world with an interest in (national or international) commercial and financial law subjects as well as legal practitioners who may work in private legal practice, the judiciary or the national or international governmental or other public institutions and bodies. The purpose of the Council is to contribute to the design and structure of a programme of events, courses and publications to be held and initiated by LCF and generally the mission and longer term operation of the LCF.
The Academic Board is composed of senior legal scholars from around the world with an interest in commercial law subjects. Its suggestions are taken forward and executed by the Executive Committee consisting of the company directors. The purpose of the Academic Board is to develop a programme of events, courses and publications to be held and initiated by LCF with a focus on legal scholarship.
The Advisory Boards are subject specific and are composed of legal scholars and practitioners from around the world with an interest in the specified sub-field. LCF welcomes suggestions for subject specialisms.
The purpose of the Advisory Boards is to develop a programme of events, courses and publications to be held and initiated by LCF.
Membership is strictly pro bono and by invitation. Anyone can suggest colleagues to be considered for LCF bodies.
We encourage all readers to try our link to the feedback form
on our start page
and are looking forward to collecting and evaluating your experiences with and thoughts about our services. Fully anonymous of course.
Should you be interested in supporting the LCF you can now purchase LCF annual memberships from our website. The contribution exceeds the value of the accumulated event fees but will support the accessibility of our events to students and a larger circle of academics and other audiences by making more events available for free.
LCF are announcing the launch of a book series called “LCF Studies in Commercial and Financial Law” with Springer Nature. The first three volumes are in preparation. Volume 1 will be entitled: “Quo vadis commercial contract? Reflections on sustainability, ethics and technology in the emerging law and practice of global commerce.” edited by Dr . Maren Heidemann and Prof. Mads Andenas.
Proposals for edited or authored volumes are welcome. Please contact LCF if interested. Further details and terms will be available from our website soon.