Professor Eva Lomnicka
Eva Lomnicka obtained an MA and LLB from Cambridge University, qualified as a barrister and then came to King’s as a lecturer in 1975. She became professor in 1993.
In recent times she has been an expert on the UK's delegation to UNCITRAL's Convention on Receivables Financing (Vienna and New York, 1997-2001) and has sat on the DTI's Consumer Credit Steering Group reviewing consumer credit law which led to the Consumer Credit Bill 2006. She is a trustee of Money Advice Trust, a charity concerned with the provision of free debt advice.
Professor Lomnicka is on the editorial board of a number of journals, including the Journal of Business Law and Company Lawyer. She is also on the Advisory Board of the Financial Services Lawyers Association.
She is also a practising barrister (at 4 New Square Chambers) with an advisory practice in consumer credit and financial regulation.
Professor Lomnicka’s research interests lie in financial services regulation and consumer credit law, as reflected in her principal publications. She has been co-editor (with Professor Guest) of Sweet and Maxwell's Encyclopedia of Consumer Credit Law for over 30 years and of Sweet and Maxwell's Encyclopedia of Financial Services Law since 1986. She is also co-author of Ellinger's Modern Banking Law (5th edition in preparation). She also contributes chapters to Chitty on Contracts (Chapter 38: Credit and Security), Palmer’s Company Law (Part 11: Investor Protection) and Benjamin’s Sale of Goods (Chapter 24: Export Credit Guarantees).
Most recently she collaborated with Professors Beale, Bridge and Ms Gullifer on a new OUP book "The Law of Personal Property Security", the second edition of which (in preparation) is to be re-named 'The Law of Security and Tile-Based Financing'.
Selection of publications
Encyclopedia of Consumer Credit Law (Sweet & Maxwell; Looseleaf), General Editor
Encyclopedia of Financial Services Law (Sweet & Maxwell; Looseleaf), Co-editor
Palmer’s Company Law (Sweet & Maxwell; Looseleaf); Part 11: Investor Protection
Chitty on Contracts (Sweet & Maxwell) 30th Ed, Chapter 38 (Credit and Security)
“Collective Investment Schemes”, Chapter 17 in Financial Services Law eds. Blair and Walker, (OUP) 2nd Ed, 2009
‘The Financial Services Single Market and the Interface between Community and Domestic Law’ Chap.15 in Continuity and Change in EU Law eds.Arnull, Eeckhout and Tridimas (OUP) 2008
The Law of Personal Security (OUP), 2007 (with Professors Beale, Bridge and Ms Gullifer) (2nd edition in preparation)
Modern Banking Law (OUP), 4th Ed, 2005 (with Professors Hooley and Ellinger) [5th Edition in preparation]
“The Future of Consumer Credit Regulation”, (2003/4) CIL 184
The Financial Services and Markets Act: An Annotated Guide, Sweet & Maxwell, 2002
PhD students & topics
Louise Steinberg, PhD: 'The Regulation of Insurance'.
Giovanni Bassani, PhD: 'The single currency, the creation of a single market infinancial services and market consolidation in the EUROZONE'.
Phoebus Anthanassiou, PhD: 'Towards a more Regulated European Hedge Fund Industry: Current Trends and Future Prospects'.
Regulation of Financial Services: Part 1
Regulation of Financial Services: Part 2