DEREK ROEBUCK is a lawyer who has taught
and practised law in England, New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea and
He is now a Senior Associate Research Fellow
at the University of London's Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
has written and edited over forty books on law, legal
history and language, including the 7 volume Peking University Press
series of bilingual texts on Hong Kong contract, criminal law and
After ten years as editor, he is now editor emeritus of Arbitration, the journal
of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. In recent years his research
on the history of dispute resolution has produced:
- A Miscellany of Disputes
- Ancient Greek Arbitration
- The Charitable Arbitrator: How to Mediate
and Arbitrate in Louis XIV's France (2002)
- Roman Arbitration (2004)
- Early English Arbitration (2008)
- Disputes and Differences: Comparisons in Law Language and History (2010)
- Mediation and Arbitration in the Middle Ages: England 1154-1558 (2013)
- The Golden Age of Arbitration: Dispute Resolution Under Elizabeth I (2015)
- Arbitration in Seventeenth-Century England (January 2017)
- A History of European Women in Arbitration and Mediation (with Susanna Hoe, publication May 2018)
He is now working on Arbitration and Mediation in Eigthteenth Century England (with Francis Boorman and Rhiannon Markless).
All the above are published by HOLO Books.
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