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Professor Katherine Reece Thomas is a qualified English solicitor who has worked in private practice in the City of London and in Paris, and taught in the University of Cambridge. She has also practised in New York and is a member of the New York State Bar. Katherine is also Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame.
At City University London she teaches public international law, contract and company law. Her research interests include public international law and company law. She is co-author of The Law and Practice of Shareholders’ Agreements with Christopher Ryan.
She is the Course Director of the LL.M. in Public International Law and an expert on the law of state immunity. She also publishes on the relationship between international law and domestic law.
- Katherine Reece-Thomas, ‘State Immunity. Insight‘ (2016);
- Katherine Reece-Thomas, ‘The UK Supreme Court’s latest look at State Immunity’ (2016) 3(1) Journal of International and Comparative Law 149;
- Katherine Reece-Thomas, ‘Enforcing Against State Assets: the Case for Restricting Private Creditor Enforcement and How Judges in England have used “context” When Applying the “Commercial Purposes” Test’ (2015) 2(1) Journal of International and Comparative Law 1;
- Katherine Reece-Thomas and C.L. Ryan, The Law and Practice of Shareholders’ Agreements. (4th ed, LNUK, 2014);
- Katherine Reece-Thomas ‘The Wrong End of the Telescope? New York Court Upholds Nationalised Bank’s Claim to State Immunity’ (2012) 7(7) Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 414;
- Katherine Reece-Thomas ‘State Immunity and Sovereign Debt Developments’ (2006) Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 432.