Professor Tom Burns MA, LLB, PHD

Biography

Professor Tom Burns is a senior lecturer at the University of Aberdeen Law School, specialising in Company Law, the Law of Franchising and Securitisation.

Professor Burns is a member of the Company Law Committee and the Insolvency Law Committee, both of the Law Society of Scotland. He is a member of the Scottish Lawyers’ European Group, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Financial Services Lawyers’ Association. He was formerly the Chairman of the Scottish Lawyers’ European Group and the Convener of the Company Law section of the Society of Legal Scholars.

He is author of the Bankruptcy title for the Laws of Scotland: Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia and is the Scottish editor of Company Law in Europe (General Editor, Richard Thomas).