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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

  • Jurisprudence (LW301)

  • Final Year Research Project (LW304)

  • Justice (LW357)

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., The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities for Omissions. Cambridge Law Journal

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