Thomas Lundmark

Professor Thomas Lundmark

Professor and HK Bevan Chair in Law

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • School of Law and Politics

Summary

Thomas Lundmark became the first American law professor at a German university when he was appointed Chair in Common Law and Comparative Legal Theory at the University of M?nster.

He previously studied in San Diego, Uppsala, Freiburg and Bonn, and then practised and taught law in California before serving as a Fulbright Senior Professor in Germany for three years. He is a member of the State Bar of California and on the editorial staff of the journal Rechtstheorie.

Lundmark took emeritus status from M?nster to join the Law School at the University of Hull. He has written more than 100 publications including more than 10 books.

Book Chapter

The methodology of using precedents

Lundmark, T. The methodology of using precedents

Journal Article

Review of Allan C. Hutchinson, "Toward an informal account of legal interpretation", New York, Cambridge University Press, 188 pages, hb, £69.99

Lundmark, T. (2017). Review of Allan C. Hutchinson, "Toward an informal account of legal interpretation", New York, Cambridge University Press, 188 pages, hb, £69.99. Modern Law Review, 80(6), 1178-1183. doi:10.1111/1468-2230.12299

Using statutes and cases in common and civil law

Lundmark, T., & Waller, H. (2016). Using statutes and cases in common and civil law. Transnational Legal Theory, 7(4), 429-469. https://doi.org/10.1080/20414005.2016.1275590

Postgraduate supervision

Professor Lundmark welcomes proposals in his areas of focus, in particular regarding folk tales (Märchen) and law.

Professor Lundmark has successfully supervised 24 PhDs.