About us

Mathias Siems is a Professor of Commercial Law at Durham University. He is also a Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, a Research Associate at the London Centre for Corporate Governance and Ethics, Birkbeck, University of London, and an Invited Fellow at the Maastricht European Law Institute. He was previously a professor at the University of East Anglia, a reader at the University of Edinburgh, an associate professor at the Riga Graduate School of Law, a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School, and a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. He has also held various visiting positions at universities in Europe, Asia and North America. Mathias Siems is a graduate of the Universities of Munich and Edinburgh.

Daithí Mac Síthigh is a Reader in Law at Newcastle University and (from August 2015) the Director of Research at the Newcastle Law School. He was previously a Lecturer at the University of East Anglia and the University of Edinburgh. He is a member of CREATe, the centre for copyright and new business models in the creative economy (funded by Research Councils UK), co-editor of the Dublin University Law Journal, and a member of the Advisory Board to the Centre for Law & Information Policy.