Professor Ciara Kennefick

Law
Official Student and Tutor in Law; Associate Professor of Law

Qualifications

BCL (NUI) BCL MPhil DPhil (Oxf)

Academic Background

For her first degree, she read Law and French Literature at University College Cork. She then came to Oxford for her graduate degrees in Law.

She has spent most of her academic career at Oxford: she was a Stipendiary Lecturer at Pembroke College and then a Career Development Fellow at The Queen’s College. Before taking up her current position, she was a Lecturer in Property Law at King’s College London.

She also teaches Law in France: she has been a Visiting Lecturer at Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) since 2013.

Undergraduate Teaching

Contract Law, Land Law, Torts and Trusts

Research Interests

English Private Law, French Private Law, Comparative Law and Legal History

Selected Publications

C Kennefick, 'The Contribution of Contemporary Mathematics to Contractual Fairness in Equity, 1751-1867' (2018) 39 (3) Journal of Legal History 307

C Kennefick, ‘La violence dans le Code Napoléon réformé: la survie surprenante des tiers’ in John Cartwright, Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson and Simon Whittaker (eds), La réécriture du Code civil: le droit français des contrats après les réformes de 2016 (Société de Législation Comparée, Paris: 2018) 113

C Kennefick, ‘Violence in the Reformed Napoleonic Code: the Surprising Survival of Third Parties’ in John Cartwright and Simon Whittaker (eds), The Code Napoléon Rewritten: French Contract Law after the 2016 Reforms (Hart, Oxford: 2017) 109

C Kennefick, ‘La faute de l'appauvri: comparaisons anglo-françaises sur l'enrichissement injustifié’ (2015) Revue des Contrats 961

C Kennefick, ‘La surprenante histoire de la lésion en droit français et en droit anglais’ (2013) Revue des Contrats 1531
 
C Kennefick, ‘Linked transactions en droit anglais’ (2013) Revue des Contrats 1088