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Phoebe Gatoto

Dr Phoebe Gatoto


Nottingham Law School

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Nottingham Law School staff


Phoebe is a lecturer in law. Her area of expertise is corporate insolvency in particular cross-border corporate insolvency. She co-leads a master’s module in Corporate Insolvency Law. Phoebe lectures and tutors a number of modules at the undergraduate level related to the areas of company and commercial law.

Phoebe is involved in supervising LLM projects in the area of corporate insolvency and company law. She is also involved in the internal examination and supervision of PhD projects in the area of Corporate Insolvency.

Phoebe is currently the Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC) link tutor for Nottingham Law School (NLS).

Career overview

Phoebe worked with several SME and charities as part of their legal department. The role entailed being up to date with ever-changing laws in the area that the companies were involved in and ensuring that the management and staff were aware of the law’s effects on the businesses. Phoebe was also involved in creating business strategies to aid in applying the law in the companies’ systems.

Research areas

Phoebe has a PhD in corporate insolvency law looking into the effects of forum shopping of multinational companies from developing countries to apply US and UK laws. The thesis also looked at the ability of USA and UK courts to have long-armed jurisdiction and the effects that have on the development of insolvency laws in developing countries; and what might be done to mitigate these effects.

Course(s) I teach on

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    Postgraduate taught | Full-time / Part-time | 2024

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    Undergraduate | Full-time | 2023