Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr Amanda Wyper

Lectureship in Commercial Law

Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

Qualifications

PhD, LLB (HONS), Diploma in Legal Practice, Investment Advice Certificate (SIB)

Biography

Amanda worked in commercial legal practice as a solicitor specialising in pensions law for a number of years before undertking her Phd at the University of Edinburgh. Amanda's PhD research considered the introduction of pension auto-enrolment into workplace pensions in the UK, looking at the legislative intention and evaluating the consequences.  Amanda undertook original qualitative empirical research as part of her doctoral work and completed her PhD in July 2016.  During her studies she was involved in teaching on a number of commercial and financial LLM courses and also as a tutor on the diploma in professional legal practice at the University of Edinburgh. 

 

Current Research Interests

Pensions and financial regulation reforms.  Current research includes the impact of regulatory changes on existing private law and the impact that changing retirement ages and benefit guarantees have on workers. 

Teaching

Business Law

Commercial Law

Practice of Corporate Finance and the Law (LLM) (Co-course organiser)

Practice of International Banking (LLM)

Regulation of International Finance: the Law the Economics the Politics (LLM)

 

Research outputs

  1. Protecting whistleblowers: The roles of Public and Private International Law

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  2. Pension rights on divorce in Scotland

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Research activities & awards

  1. University of Glasgow: Financial Law Group

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. Workshop on Fiduciary Law

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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