Eric Descheemaeker joined Melbourne Law School as a Professor in 2017, having previously been Reader in European Private Law at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. Originally from France, he studied law at Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne University (bachelor’s and master’s degrees), the London School of Economics (LL.M.) and the University of Oxford (D.Phil.), where he was also a Fellow of St Catherine’s College for five years. His doctoral dissertation was published as The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study (OUP 2009).