Bryan Clark


  • United Kingdom

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Mediation, Civil Justice, the workings of courts and lawyers, commercial law

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Personal Statement

I joined the Law School in 2004 from Heriot Watt University as a lecturer in commercial law.  I am currently a Professor and was head of the Law School from 2013-2016.  My main teaching and research interests lie in the fields of company law and increasingly in the area of mediation and civil justice.  In respect of the latter, I am most interested in the interaction between mediation and other alternative forms of dispute resolution with the workings of the courts and lawyers.  I try to engage actively in relevant professional fields and my work has a significant impact beyond the boundaries of academia engaging with, and informing policy and practice. 


Research Interests

Mediation, civil justice and the workings of lawyers; company law and aspects of land/water rights

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Glasgow

Master of Laws, University of Dundee

Bachelor of Arts, Robert Gordon University


  • Company Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mediation
  • Civil Justice
  • Lawyers and Courts
  • Adjudication
  • Access to Justice
  • Civil Courts

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Projects 2019 2024

Research Output 2001 2019

Lawyers and Mediation

Clark, B., 1 May 2012, 1st ed. Heidelberg: Springer. 200 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

civil law
common law
role play

Some reflections on 'I won't see you in court'

Clark, B., 30 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Juridical Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dissent and Disputes
Social Justice


Concurrent delay analysis in public works construction disputes : a cross-jurisdictional study of Egypt, Scotland and England

Author: Abdalall, S. M. A. H., 1 Oct 2014

Supervisor: Agapiou, A. (Supervisor) & Clark, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Formation of electronic contracts of sale and its impact on Iraqi traditional commercial contracts

Author: AHMED, M. H. A., 1 Oct 2017

Supervisor: Clark, B. (Supervisor) & Edwards, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis