Jennifer Gant

Jennifer Gant

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Law School

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Academic Division Nottingham Law School staff


Dr Jennifer L.L. Gant is a Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Law School.

Within her role, Jennifer is the Module Leader for Contract Law on the Graduate Diploma in Law Distance Learning course, and teaches the module on the LLB undergraduate programmes and for the Graduate Diploma in Law (full-time). Jennifer also teaches an optional third year module, Commercial Law, to LLB students.

At postgraduate level, Jennifer is the Module Leader for the LLM Legal Practice Distance Learning programme (a top-up module which awards a masters qualification, for those who have completed the BPTC or LPC).

Research areas

Jennifer has completed a PhD entitled “Rescue before a Fall: An Anglo-French Analysis of the Balance Between Corporate Rescue and Employment Protection”, which was passed with no corrections on 28 June 2016 and has since published a monograph based on her PhD research.

Her research interests are in the area of insolvency law and its interrelationship with social policy and employment issues, mainly using comparative law methodologies and often underpinned by various legal theories, in relation to her most recent research, path dependency in particular.

Jennifer is the deputy director of the Centre for Business and Insolvency Law and is house editor for the Nottingham Insolvency and Business Law e-Journal.

External activity

Jennifer Gant is a member of the following organisations:

  • INSOL Europe - Chair of the Younger Academics Network of Insolvency Lawyers
  • INSOL International
  • Society of Legal Scholars
  • Socio-legal Studies Association
  • Industrial Law Society
  • Employment Lawyers Association.


Co-Editor of European and International Insolvency Law Studies by Eleven International Publishing.

See all of Jennifer Gant's publications...