David Christie
First Name: David
Surname: Christie
Position: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263421
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Duties and Responsibilities

David Christie is a lecturer in law and a qualified solicitor. He is the Course Leader for the LLM/MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration and teaches a number of modules on that course. He also teaches on a variety of other courses at different levels throughout the school, reflecting his other interests in dispute resolution, commercial law and professional practice issues.

Academic Background

Before joining the Law School, David spent several years in private practice for a leading commercial law firm in Glasgow and Edinburgh - including time spent on secondment at a major oil company, big four accountant and in Mumbai, India carrying out contract review work. The focus of David’s practice was advising on construction and engineering disputes across the energy, infrastructure and leisure sectors.

David has a Masters by Research from the University of Manchester.

Research Interests

  • Construction and Engineering Law
  • Dispute resolution and ADR
  • Contract law
  • Conveyancing Theory

PhD Supervision

He is interested in supervising on all areas within his research interests, but particularly interested in applications in the following topic areas: 

  • The intersection of construction law and practice: how each supports and develops the other
  • Enforcement of obligations and dispute resolution within construction law
  • The doctrinal roots of construction law rules

David is currently principal supervisor for the following doctoral research student –Valentine Ataka.