Bill Davies


Head of the School of Law

School of Law

Contact Details

tel: 01905 542781

Bill Davies is the founding Head of the School of Law, which formally opened at the University of Worcester in 2016. He is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Law School, and for its students and staff. A commercial lawyer, Bill also teaches on the LLB and contributes to the School of Law’s extensive employability and extracurricular activities programmes.

Bill is a member of the Committee of Heads of UK Law Schools and has a number of external responsibilities in legal education.

Bill has previously held a senior role in the School of Law and Criminology at the University of Greenwich and has worked at the University of Hertfordshire, teaching on a range of law courses across both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


  • LLB (Hons) Law
  • Legal Practice Course
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Teaching & Research


Company Law
Contract Law
Equity & Trusts
Commercial Law


Company Law
Commercial Law
Banking Law

Professional Bodies

The Committee of Heads of UK Law Schools
Society of Legal Scholars
Association of Law Teachers



Do we need a failure to prevent fraud offence?
Financial Crime and Corporate Misconduct: A Critical Evaluation of Fraud Legislation, (Ed. Monaghan C. and Monaghan N. Routledge - October 2018)

Who in Corporate Law is my neighbour
New Law Journal, 4 November 2016

Fulham Football Club (1987) Ltd v Richards [2010] EWHC 3111
Bus. L.R. 2011, 32(3), 54-55

A tale of two cities - the benefits of publishing the RBS Report
Citation: Bus. L.R. 2011, 32(1), 2-3

The labours of Valukas - document review and the Lehmans report
J.I.C.L.T. 2011, 6(1), 12-17

The Bank Directors Duties: Time for the new enlightenment?
International Journal of Private Law, Vol. 3, Nos. 1/2 2010.

Banking - what is the extent of the customers duty not to facilitate fraud?
Bus. L.R. 31(10), 238-242, 2009.

Entrenching provisions in the articles: The ultimate protection for the shareholder-director?
Bus. L.R, 30(8/9), 184-186, 2009.

Codified obstacles
New Law Journal, 10 October 2008.

More than the bottom line
New Law Journal, 25 July 2008.

Romalpa 30 years on still an enigma?
Hertfordshire Law Journal 4(2), 2-23. 2006.

Conference Papers

Evasion and Concealment in the Supreme Court
Hong Kong Management Association June 2014

The Labours of Valukas - Document Review and the Lehmans Report
Society of Legal Scholars - Southampton 2010

The Money Laundering Regulations
University of Hertfordshire Public Lecture June 2009

External Responsibilities

External Examiner Roehampton University
External Examiner Portsmouth University