This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file.
As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10
This module looks at the role of the law in regulating business in the interests of consumers.
Suitable for: Second and final year undergraduates
Professor P.R Cartwright, School of Law
Peter Cartwright has been Professor of Consumer Protection Law at the University of Nottingham since 2004. He previously worked at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, where he obtained his Ph.D. Peter is the author of several books including Consumer Protection and the Criminal Law (2001) and Banks Consumers and Regulation (2004). The former won one of the Society of Legal Scholars’ prizes for outstanding legal scholarship by a scholar under the age of 40.
Peter is a member of the Financial Services Research Forum and of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Banking Regulation. He spent several years as a member of the UK Department of Trade of Trade and Industry’s Consumer Law Advisory Panel, and as Scientific Director of the European Credit Research Institute, Brussels. Peter has also served as Chair of the Society of Legal Scholars’ Consumer Law Panel