Professor Sarah Worthington QC(Hon) FBA FAAL

  • Professor Sarah Worthington QC(Hon) FBA FAAL

Professorial Fellow
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom


Sarah Worthington is the Downing Professor of the Laws of England at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of Trinity College and Bencher of Middle Temple. Her main research interests are in commercial equity and corporate law, and she is Co-Director of the Cambridge Private Law Centre. She has worked with law reform bodies in the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia, including as a consultant to the UK Law Commission and a member of working groups of the Bank of England Financial Markets Law Committee and the UK Company Law Review. She is now a member of the International Advisory Panel for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law Fourth, Property. Her books include Equity in the Clarendon Law Series; the monograph Proprietary Interests in Commercial Transactions; The Law of Personal Property (with Professors Bridge, Gullifer and McMeel); Gower and Davies’ Principles of Modern Company Law (with Professor Paul Davies); and Sealy and Worthington’s Text, Cases and Materials in Company Law. Sarah spent 10 years on the editorial board of the Modern Law Review, is on the editorial board of Current Legal Problems and the Journal of Equity, and is a contributing editor to Palmer’s Company Law.

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