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ELLM: The Directorate

The Executive LLM programme offers a powerful combination of information and inspiration. The teaching has been superb and the calibre of the student body is excellent.

The Directorate of the Executive LLM programme consists of a Director and an Assistant Director, supported by a Programme Manager and a Programme Administrator. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact a member of the team.


Director: Professor David Kershaw

Professor Kershaw joined LSE in 2006. He is admitted to the New York Bar and is a qualified UK solicitor. Prior to his academic career, he qualified as a Solicitor at Herbert Smith, London and practised corporate law in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Shearman & Sterling in New York and London. He holds a LLM and a doctorate from the Harvard Law School and a LLB from the University of Warwick. He has published widely in the areas of corporate law, takeover regulation and accounting regulation. His most recent book, Company Law in Context (Oxford University Press, 2009). On the Executive LLM he will teach Takeover Regulation in the UK and the US.





Assistant Director: Professor Charlie Webb

Professor Charlie Webb joined the LSE in 2006. He previously taught at University College, Oxford, and studied at Oxford and UCL before coming to the LSE for his PhD. His research is in private law theory, principally in the areas of contract, trusts and restitution.





Programme Manager: Lucy Wright

Lucy Wright joined the Law Department as a senior administrator in 2003. She took up the job as Programme Manager of the Executive LLM in 2011.



Giuseppe Capillo

Programme Assistant: Giuseppe Capillo 

Giuseppe Capillo joined the team in 2019 and provides administrative assistance to the programme.


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