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Laura Feldman

Non Stipendiary Lecturer in Law

Laura Feldman is a Lecturer in Private Law at the University of Oxford Faculty of Law based at St Hugh’s College. She is also an Affiliate Member of the University of Oxford Cybersecurity Centre.  Alongside academic commitments, Laura is a practising barrister at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP specialising in banking and finance disputes. Laura also specialises in cybersecurity law and is currently working with UK Finance and Government agency to develop the regulatory approach to managing cyber-security, operational resilience and outsourcing.

The International Chamber of Commerce UK (ICC) identified Laura as a rising star within the finance sector, and she sits on the ICC UK Banking Committee and Commercial Court User Committee.  ICC appointed Laura as the Coordinator/Chair of the ICC Young Finance Forum, The Panel of Recognised International Market Experts in Finance (P.R.I.M.E Finance) appointed Laura as a Special Rapporteur and the Commercial Court appointed Laura on the Drafting Committee to prepare the recently updated Commercial Court Guide. She is a member of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s (ISDA) Arbitration and Financial Law Reform and the Commercial Court and Financial List User Committees. She has widely published in established legal texts, including acting as an editor of the commentary to the Civil Procedural Rules (i.e. the White Book), contributing to Chitty on Contracts, and publishing several articles in Butterworth’s Journal of International Banking and Financial Law and Thomson Reuter’s Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice. 

Laura received a BA Honours in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford and was presented with several awards and prizes during the course of her academic studies. The Middle Temple Inn awarded Laura the Astbury Scholarship and subsequently the Fox Scholarship to complete a LLM specialising in Commercial Law at the University of Toronto, in turn receiving a distinction and Fellowship from the University.

Non Stipendiary Lecturer in Law
Academic - Fellows & Lecturers