Dr Dania Thomas

  • Lecturer in Business Law (Economics)

telephone: 0141 330 2417
email: Dania.Thomas@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Education

BA (Philosophy), Elphinstone College, Mumbai University, 1989
LLB Government Law College, Mumbai University, 1993
Ph.D. (Law), School of Law, Keele University, September 2005 Ph.D. Supervisor: Professor William Lucy (Manchester). Ph.D. committee: Professor Marie Fox (Keele), Professor Chris Riley (Durham), Dr. Ruth Fletcher (Keele)

Appointments held

Permanent Lecturer, School of Law, Keele University, October, 2006-2013
Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, 2005-2007
Lecturer, School of Law, University of Manchester, October 2002-October 2005
Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Law, Keele University, October 2000-September 2002
Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Law, University of Hull, September 1999 – September 2000
Practising Attorney, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi; Mumbai and Delhi High Courts, January 1993- May 1999

Membership of professional societies

Member – Socio-Legal Studies Association; Society of Legal Scholars


Research interests

Dania is a member of the Microeconomics research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Business law
  • Sovereign debt regulation
  • Financial regulation
  • Contract law
  • Company law

Grants

  • Successfully applied for Seedcorn Funding from the Adam Smith Research Foundation (£1990) and top-up funds from ASBS;
  • SLSA Annual Seminar Competition, 6-7 May 2010, co-applicant, grant awarded £4000 (with Dr. Bettina Lange, (Lead applicant), Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford);
  • Workshop at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Onati, Bilbao, 10-11 July 2010, co-applicant ( Dr. Bettina Lange, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford; Dr. Fiona Hayes, Melbourne University, Australia) (This covered accommodation and conference cover, and was not a financial grant);
  • Visiting Research Fellow (October 2005-September 2007) Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), University of Warwick;
  • CSGR research grant to examine the implication of contractual change as a  market solution to sovereign debt crises (teaching buyout in semester two), (£8,400) 2006-2007;
  • CSGR research grant to examine the role of the judge in sovereign debt restructuring, (£4,000) 2005-2006. 

Supervision

  • English Contract Law
  • Company Law (corporate personality, corporate governance, corporate finance, bankruptcy)
  • Sovereign insolvency
  • Regulating sovereign debt crises
  • Law of Finance

Teaching

Courses taught/developed:

  • Business Law (UG)
  • Contract law (UG)
  • Company law(UG)
  • Financial Regulation (PGT/UG)
  • Sovereign Debt Regulation (PGT)

Additional information

Under Review

  • Miller M. and D. Thomas (2013) ‘Eurozone Sovereign Debt Restructuring: promising legal approaches? (Invited publication Oxford Review of Economic Policy);
  • Thomas D. (2013), “Sovereign debt litigation: Constructing contracts, naturalising property”, in Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Special issue guest edited by Bettina Lange and D. Thomas.

Work in progress

  • Thomas D. (2013) “Embedded Fictions: Property in Sovereign Debt” in Regulatory Transformations: Rethinking Economy and Society Interactions, guest edited by Bettina Lange, Fiona Haines and Dania Thomas (Hart Publishing Ltd).

Reprint (2011)

  • Miller M. and D. Thomas ‘Sovereign debt restructuring: the Judge, the vultures and creditor rights’ a reprint in Sovereign Debt: From Safety to Default (ed.) Robert W. Kolb (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey).

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2013 | 2011 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007
Number of items: 18.

2018

Thomas, D. (2018) Uncertainty, speculation, subjectivity: the expanding judicial role in sovereign debt workouts. In: Heidemann, M. and Lee, J. (eds.) The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform: European and Comparative Perspectives. Springer: Cham, Switzerland, pp. 189-221. ISBN 9783319959689 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-95969-6_8)

2017

Fletcher, R. et al. (2017) Wench tactics? Openings in conditions of closure. Feminist Legal Studies, 25(1), pp. 1-23. (doi:10.1007/s10691-017-9355-y)

Findlay, J. and Thomas, D. (2017) Scottish ferry services' procurement, post-Brexit: challenge or opportunity? Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, 41(1), pp. 71-26.

Thomas, D. (2017) Sovereign debt as a commodity: a contract law perspective. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 54(2), pp. 419-464. 5.

2016

Heidemann, M. and Thomas, D. (2016) Judicial review in the Eurozone: The court system as regulator? The case of the sovereign debt crisis. In: Andenas, M. and Deipenbrock, G. (eds.) Regulating and Supervising European Financial Markets: More Risks than Achievements. Springer International Publishing: Heidelberg ; New York, pp. 337-363. ISBN 9783319321721 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32174-5_14)

2015

Lange, B., Haines, F. and Thomas, D. (Eds.) (2015) Regulatory Transformations: Rethinking Economy-Society Interactions. Series: Oñati international series in law and society. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781782255444

Thomas, D. (2015) Risk-free debt? The distorting promissory narrative in sovereign debt law and policy. In: Lange, B., Haines, F. and Thomas, D. (eds.) Regulatory Transformations: Rethinking Economy-Society Interactions. Series: Oñati international series in law and society. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781782255444

2013

Thomas, D. (2013) Sovereign Debt Restructuring in the Eurozone: a Polanyian Reading of Private Law Enforcement. Studies in Law, Politics and Society, 62, pp. 135-159. (doi:10.1108/S1059-4337(2013)0000062006)

Miller, M. and Thomas, D. (2013) Eurozone sovereign debt restructuring: promising legal prospects? Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 29(4), pp. 745-763. (doi:10.1093/oxrep/grt039)

Rai, S., Hoskyns, C. and Thomas, D. (2013) Depletion: the cost of social reproduction. International Feminist Journal of Politics, (doi:10.1080/14616742.2013.789641)

2011

Thomas, D. (2011) Women workers take over power at the margins: economic resistance, political compliance. In: Kouvo, S. and Pearson, Z. (eds.) Feminist Perspectives in Contemporary International Law: Between Resistance and Compliance? Hart Publishing: Oxford, UK, pp. 193-214. ISBN 9781841134284

Thomas, D. (2011) Cooperativism in a crisis: lessons from the Argentine worker takeovers. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 62(4), pp. 505-521.

2009

Thomas, D. (2009) Race and the refusal to name racism: consumption, identity and choice in the CBB house. Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, 7(1),

2008

Thomas, D. (2008) Review essay: recovering subversion: feminist politics beyond the law. In-Spire: Journal of Law, Politics and Societies, 3(1), pp. 40-49. [Book Review]

2007

Miller, M.H. and Thomas, D. (2007) Sovereign debt restructuring: the judge, the vultures, and creditor rights. World Economy, 30(10), pp. 1491-1509. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9701.2007.01059.x)

Thomas, D. (2007) Abortion law and the unregulated business of female sex-selective abortions in India. Web Journal of Current Legal Issues, 5,

Thomas, D. (2007) Contract, context and contest: revisiting Tito v. Waddell. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 58, pp. 406-421.

Thomas, D. and Garcia-Fronti, J. (2007) Good faith in sovereign debt restructuring: mapping a shift from enforcement to voluntary compliance. Zeitschrift für Rechtssoziologie, 28(2), pp. 201-211.

This list was generated on Thu May 23 08:52:53 2019 BST.
Number of items: 18.

Articles

Fletcher, R. et al. (2017) Wench tactics? Openings in conditions of closure. Feminist Legal Studies, 25(1), pp. 1-23. (doi:10.1007/s10691-017-9355-y)

Findlay, J. and Thomas, D. (2017) Scottish ferry services' procurement, post-Brexit: challenge or opportunity? Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, 41(1), pp. 71-26.

Thomas, D. (2017) Sovereign debt as a commodity: a contract law perspective. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 54(2), pp. 419-464. 5.

Thomas, D. (2013) Sovereign Debt Restructuring in the Eurozone: a Polanyian Reading of Private Law Enforcement. Studies in Law, Politics and Society, 62, pp. 135-159. (doi:10.1108/S1059-4337(2013)0000062006)

Miller, M. and Thomas, D. (2013) Eurozone sovereign debt restructuring: promising legal prospects? Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 29(4), pp. 745-763. (doi:10.1093/oxrep/grt039)

Rai, S., Hoskyns, C. and Thomas, D. (2013) Depletion: the cost of social reproduction. International Feminist Journal of Politics, (doi:10.1080/14616742.2013.789641)

Thomas, D. (2011) Cooperativism in a crisis: lessons from the Argentine worker takeovers. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 62(4), pp. 505-521.

Thomas, D. (2009) Race and the refusal to name racism: consumption, identity and choice in the CBB house. Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, 7(1),

Miller, M.H. and Thomas, D. (2007) Sovereign debt restructuring: the judge, the vultures, and creditor rights. World Economy, 30(10), pp. 1491-1509. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9701.2007.01059.x)

Thomas, D. (2007) Abortion law and the unregulated business of female sex-selective abortions in India. Web Journal of Current Legal Issues, 5,

Thomas, D. (2007) Contract, context and contest: revisiting Tito v. Waddell. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 58, pp. 406-421.

Thomas, D. and Garcia-Fronti, J. (2007) Good faith in sovereign debt restructuring: mapping a shift from enforcement to voluntary compliance. Zeitschrift für Rechtssoziologie, 28(2), pp. 201-211.

Book Sections

Thomas, D. (2018) Uncertainty, speculation, subjectivity: the expanding judicial role in sovereign debt workouts. In: Heidemann, M. and Lee, J. (eds.) The Future of the Commercial Contract in Scholarship and Law Reform: European and Comparative Perspectives. Springer: Cham, Switzerland, pp. 189-221. ISBN 9783319959689 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-95969-6_8)

Heidemann, M. and Thomas, D. (2016) Judicial review in the Eurozone: The court system as regulator? The case of the sovereign debt crisis. In: Andenas, M. and Deipenbrock, G. (eds.) Regulating and Supervising European Financial Markets: More Risks than Achievements. Springer International Publishing: Heidelberg ; New York, pp. 337-363. ISBN 9783319321721 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32174-5_14)

Thomas, D. (2015) Risk-free debt? The distorting promissory narrative in sovereign debt law and policy. In: Lange, B., Haines, F. and Thomas, D. (eds.) Regulatory Transformations: Rethinking Economy-Society Interactions. Series: Oñati international series in law and society. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781782255444

Thomas, D. (2011) Women workers take over power at the margins: economic resistance, political compliance. In: Kouvo, S. and Pearson, Z. (eds.) Feminist Perspectives in Contemporary International Law: Between Resistance and Compliance? Hart Publishing: Oxford, UK, pp. 193-214. ISBN 9781841134284

Book Reviews

Thomas, D. (2008) Review essay: recovering subversion: feminist politics beyond the law. In-Spire: Journal of Law, Politics and Societies, 3(1), pp. 40-49. [Book Review]

Edited Books

Lange, B., Haines, F. and Thomas, D. (Eds.) (2015) Regulatory Transformations: Rethinking Economy-Society Interactions. Series: Oñati international series in law and society. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781782255444

This list was generated on Thu May 23 08:52:53 2019 BST.