Dr Dania Thomas

  • Lecturer in Business Law (Economics)

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

337 D, ASBS South, ,Main Building, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

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

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.

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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

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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).