Dr Emmanuelle Lemaire

School of Law
Dr Emmanuelle Lemaire
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874746

  • Location

    4SB.6.8, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Thursday 2-4pm



After completing her Bachelor degree at the University of Maine (Le Mans) and spending a year at the University of Leeds (UK), Emmanuelle subsequently obtained her Masters degree in European Comparative Law from the University of Paris II. She then went on to start a fully-funded PhD (Paris II) in Comparative Tort Law, examining how French and English Tort Law address the thorny issue of mass health risks. Emmanuelle also taught at the University of Paris II (French Campus : Law of Persons, Introduction to Law, Contract and Tort Law; Mauritius campus: Legal Skills, Research and Methods). She joined the University of Essex in 2019 and is currently teaching French Private Law II (Droit des obligations).

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Comparative Law, Tort Law, French Law, English Law

Conferences and presentations

Symposium on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Dutch Chapter of the Henri Capitant Association

Symposium Henri Capitant, Leiden, Netherlands, 21/9/2017

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • French Private Law II (LW208)

  • Final Year Research Project (LW304)


Journal articles (4)

Lemaire, E., (2019). Causal presumptions and defective products in EU Law. Journal of Professional Negligence. 35 (2), 95-111

Lemaire, E., Alogna, I., Borghetti, J-S., Castermans, AG., Beumers, T., De Cabarrus, C., Cormier, M., Dejean de la Batie, A., Moron-Puech, B., Dankers-Hagenaarrs, D., De Graaff, R., Leveneur-Azémar, M., Vancoppernolle, T., Nuninga, T. and Veldt, G., (2017). Regards comparatistes sur la réforme de la responsabilité civile: le rapprochement des responsabilités contractuelle et délictuelle dans l’avant-projet de réforme, abordé sous l’angle du droit compare. Revue internationale de droit compare. 69 (1), 5-44

Lemaire, E., (2016). The Fear of Future Illness: An Analytical Comparison of English and French Law. Journal of European Tort Law. 7 (1), 27-57

Lemaire, E., (2013). Le vaccin anti-hépatite B, ou l'histoire d'une machine toujours en marche.... Les Petites Affiches. 217, 18-18

Books (1)

Blanc-Jouvan, G., (2015). Exercices corrigés de droit des obligations. 236561065X. 9782365610650

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4SB.6.8, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Thursday 2-4pm