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Dr Tom Cornford

Senior Lecturer
School of Law
Dr Tom Cornford
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872928

  • Location

    5S.5.17, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Study Leave Autumn Term

Profile

Biography

Tom Cornford read philosophy at Cambridge and then trained as a barrister before becoming a lecturer in law. He took up a full-time post at Essex in 1995.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Jurisprudence and Legal Theory

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Current Issues in Public Law (LW209)

  • Jurisprudence (LW301)

  • Final Year Research Project (LW304)

Previous supervision

Hakan Kolcak
Hakan Kolcak
Thesis title: A Centripetal Formula for Turkey: A Multiculturalist Proposal for the Resolution of the Republic's Long-Running Kurdish Question
Degree subject: Human Rights
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 25/6/2018
Ryan Wayne Hill
Ryan Wayne Hill
Thesis title: Freedom to Choose: An Argument for Limiting Parents Control Over Their Children's Religious Education.
Degree subject: Law
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 8/5/2013
Thomas Morgan Cornford
Thomas Morgan Cornford
Thesis title: Towards a Public Law of Tort
Degree subject: Law
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 13/1/2011

Publications

Journal articles (5)

Cornford, T., (2019). The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities for Omissions. Cambridge Law Journal. 78 (3), 545-569

Cornford, T., (2018). Assumption of Responsibility by Public Authorities. Denning Law Journal. 30 (1), 55-84

Cornford, T., (2013). The Public Law Dimension of Public Authority Liability. Denning Law Journal. 25 (1), 129-158

Cornford, T., (2013). Public authority liability and the heteronomy of tort law. Torts Law Journal. 21

Cornford, T., (2009). Administrative Redress: the Law Commission?s Consultation Paper. Public Law. 2009, 70-88

Books (2)

Palmer, E., Cornford, T., Marique, Y. and Guinchard, A., (2016). Access to Justice: Beyond the Policies and Politics of Austerity. Hart Publishing. 9781849467346

Cornford, T., (2008). Towards a Public Law of Tort. Ashgate. 9780754646839

Book chapters (1)

Cornford, T., (2016). The Meaning of Access to Justice. In: Access to Justice: Beyond the Policies and Politics of Austerity. Editors: Palmer, E., Cornford, T., Marique, Y. and Guinchard, A., . Hart Publishing. 27- 40. 9781849467346

Grants and funding

2010

Access to Justice in an Age of Austerity

Economic & Social Research Council

Contact

tomc@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872928

Location:

5S.5.17, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Study Leave Autumn Term