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James Mendelsohn is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law. He joined the University in 2005. Prior to that, James was a solicitor in private practice, working for both large and small commercial firms. James has a BA (Hons) in History and Modern Languages from the University of Oxford; a Postgraduate Diploma in Law and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from BPP Law School; and an LLM (Distinction) from the University of Huddersfield.
James’ research interests include Company Law and Insolvency Law.
Mendelsohn, J (2017) ‘Hezbollah: Time to spike the terrorists' guns’ The Jewish Chronicle . ISSN 0021-633X
Mendelsohn, J (2014) ‘Directors thefts: case closed?’ CILEX Journal , pp. 38-39. ISSN 2050-0580
Mendelsohn, J (2012) ‘Shifting the goalposts?’ CILEX Journal , p. 37. ISSN 2050-0580
Mendelsohn, J (2012) Still "the unyielding rock"? A critical assessment of the ongoing importance of Salomon V Salomon & Co LTD AC 22 in the light of selected English company law cases Masters thesis, University of Huddersfield.
Mendelsohn, J (2011) ‘The criminal companies’ Legal Executive Journal . ISSN 0024-0362
Mendelsohn, J (2010) ‘Majority Rule’ Legal Executive Journal , p. 34. ISSN 0024-0362
Mendelsohn, J (2010) ‘Wisdom of Salomon’ Legal Executive Journal , p. 37. ISSN 0024-0362
Cockerill, A. and Mendelsohn, J. (2008) ‘Directors and the missing articles’ Solicitor's Journal , 152 (2). ISSN 0038-1047
James is a member of the Association of Law Teachers and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
James is happy to supervise research students in Company Law and Insolvency Law. Past and present student projects have covered lifting the veil, company insolvency, and corporate manslaughter.
James co-ordinates a “Business Law Basics” training seminar for company directors and other professionals. This has been well-received by professionals in both Barnsley and Huddersfield.
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