The University of Auckland Business School


The University of Auckland Business School

Marcus Roberts is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Auckland. He has taught at the University since 2011. Prior to joining the University of Auckland, Marcus worked as a Solicitor at the leading international law firm Minter Ellison Rudd Watts Lawyers in their tax and litigation teams.

Marcus’ teaching and research specialisation is Contract Law. He also teaches the Law of Torts and has taught Company Law and Introduction to the Common Law for overseas students. Marcus has been co-editor of New Zealand’s premier law journal, the New Zealand Law Review, for a number of years now. He has had several articles published in top ranking journals in New Zealand and United Kingdom including: the Modern Law Review; the Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly; the King’s Law Journal; the New Zealand Law Review; and the New Zealand Universities Law Review. Marcus is married and has three young children.

Expertise and Research Interests:

  • Negligence
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Contract Law
  • Estoppel
  • Consideration
  • Frustration

Qualifications and Achievements:

  • LLM with First Class Honours, University of Auckland
  • LLB(Hons), University of Auckland
  • BA, University of Auckland.

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