Sir Peter North CBE, MA, DCL, FBA, one of Her Majesty's Counsel (Honoris Causa), Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple, Membre de l'institut de droit international


Peter North, now retired, is a renowned academic in the fields of Conflict of Laws, Torts, Road Traffic and Law Reform. He has taught extensively in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, and formerly held the posts of Principal of Jesus College, Oxford and Vice Chancellor at the University of Oxford.

Peter also chaired the Review Body of the Independent Review on Parades and Marches in Northern Ireland, which lead to the establishment of the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland under the Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Act 1998.

Peter was the Consultant Editor for the Halsbury's Laws title Conflict of Laws.

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