Philip Lawton

Lecturer

Current Teaching

Current teaching includes company law, corporate governance and equity and trusts at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Courses taught in recent years include:LW206 Company Law, LW214 Law of Trusts, LLM120 Corporate Governance, LW202 Introduction to Property Law, LW303 Law and Religion.

Corporate Political Connection as a Determinant of Corporate Governance in Hong Kong
Lawton, P. 2012 In: Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly. 63
Journal article

The Law in a Post-Colonial State: The Shareholders' Oppression Remedy in Malaysia
Salim, M.R., Lawton, P. 02/2008 In: Global Jurist. 8, 1, 21 p.
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Modeling the Chinese Family Firm and Minority Shareholder Protection: The Hong Kong Experience 1980-1995.
Lawton, P. 12/2007 In: Managerial Law. 49, 5-6, p. 249-271. 23 p.
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Directors' duties in the SME context
Lawton, P. 2006 In: Governance and management strategies in the EU and China, part 5. Beijing : Intellectual Property Press p. 193-265. 73 p.
Chapter

Governance issues in UK small to medium sized enterprises
Lawton, P. 2006 In: Governance and management strategies in the EU and China, Part 5. Beijing : Intellectual Property Press p. 165-192. 18 p.
Chapter

SOEs Reform from a governance perspective and its relationship with privately owned publicly listed corporations in China.
Lawton, P., Wei-Qi, C. 2005 In: Challenges for China's Development: An enterprise perspective. Routledge-Curzon 24 p. ISBN: 0-415-34133-7.
Chapter

Corporate Governance and the Company Secretary: A Hong Kong Contextual and Empirical Appraisal.
Lawton, P. 1/06/2002 In: Corporate Governance International. 5, 2, p. 4-35. 32 p.
Journal article

Division of Duties and Responsibilities between the Company Secretary & Directors in Hong Kong.
Lawton, P. 1/04/2001
Other contribution

Corporate governance: what's in a minute?
Lawton, P. 2000 In: Journal of Chinese and Comparative Law. 4, p. 157-176. 20 p.
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Cadbury bites the dust? Re Astec (BSR) plc: some thoughts on corporate governance and minority shareholder protection
Lawton, P. 1998 In: Corporate Governance International. 1, 2, p. 14-24. 11 p.
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Directors' duties in Hong Kong
Lawton, P. 1998 In: Company secretarial manual. Hong Kong : THC Press
Chapter

Berle and Means, Corporate Governance and the Chinese Family Firm
Lawton, P. 1996 In: Australian Journal of Corporate Law. 6, p. 348-381. 34 p.
Journal article

Expanding shareholder control in Hong Kong
Lawton, P. 1996 In: Legal developments in China. Hong Kong : Sweet and Maxwell ISBN: 9780421568907.
Chapter

Corporate governance and informal decision making: part 1
Lawton, P. 1995 In: Corporate Governance International. 1, 1, p. 17-24. 8 p.
Journal article

Corporate governance and informal decision making: part 2
Lawton, P. 1995 In: Corporate Governance International. 1, 2, p. 29-41. 13 p.
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Directors' remuneration, benefits and extractions: an analysis of their uses, abuses and controls in the corporate governance context of Hong Kong
Lawton, P. 1995 In: Australian Journal of Corporate Law. 5, p. 430-458. 29 p.
Journal article

Companies law
Lawton, P. 1993 In: Law relating to banking in Hong Kong. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press p. 137-183. 47 p. ISBN: 9789622093195 .
Chapter

Meetings in Hong Kong: their law and practice
Lawton, P. 1993 Hong Kong : Longmans Asia. 408 p. ISBN: 962000132X.
Book

Meetings: their law and practice
Lawton, P., Rigby, E.R. 1992 5th ed. London : Pitman. 424 p. ISBN: 9780712114226 .
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