Dr Edwin Mujih

Edwin is a Senior Lecturer in Business Law at the Guildhall School of Business and Law, London Met. 

Edwin Mujih, Senior Lecturer in Law

Dr Edwin Mujih

Dr Edwin Mujih is a senior lecturer in law at London Metropolitan University. He has taught at the university since 2002. Prior to that, he was a visiting lecturer in law at the University of Westminster, London where he completed his PhD. Before joining the University of Westminster, Dr Mujih obtained an MPhil from the University of Liverpool where he did some part-time teaching. He completed his LLM in European and International Trade Law from the University of Leicester in 1995 having obtained his first degree in law from the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon in 1993.

Dr Mujih is research active and has presented papers at academic conferences both in the UK and abroad over the years, many of which have resulted in publications in academic journals.

He has over twenty law publications including his 2012 book entitled Regulating Multinationals in Developing Countries: A Conceptual and Legal Framework for Corporate Social Responsibility, published by Gower Publishing Ltd. His two recent articles on UK Corporate Governance are forthcoming in The Company Lawyer in 2021.

He was recently appointed as research leader of the law research team at the Guildhall School of Business and Law, London Metropolitan University.

 

Research interests include business law related subjects including corporate social responsibility, company law and corporate governance.
 
Edwin has taught company law since joining London Met in 2002 and also teaches other subjects such as jurisprudence, contract law and English legal system. He has also supervised PhD theses to completion over the years. Since joining the University, he has been involved in other activities such as recruitment, etc. 
 

Books         

  • Regulating Multinationals in Developing Countries: A Conceptual and Legal Framework for Corporate Social Responsibility. (2012) Gower Publishing Ltd London, (approximately 300 pages), ISBN Hard copy 978-1-409 4463-3, ISBN E-book 978-1-4094-4464-0.

Journal Articles

  • “Piercing the Corporate Veil: Where is the Reverse Gear?” (2017) 133 Law Quarterly Review 322-337.
  • “Piercing the Corporate Veil as a Remedy of Last Resort after Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd: Inching Towards Abolition?” [2016] 37 Company Lawyer 2, 39-50.
  • “Over Ten Years after Royal Bank of Scotland plc v Etridge (No 2): Is the Law on Undue Influence in Guarantee Cases any Clearer?” International Company and Comparative Law Review [2013] I.C.C.L.R. 2, 57 – 67.
  • “The Role of the Solicitor in Guarantee Cases Ten Years after Royal Bank of Scotland plc v Etridge No. 2” Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation (J.I.B.L.R.) 27 [2012] 12, 520-528. 
  • “Undue Influence in Gift Cases Ten Years after Royal Bank of Scotland v Etridge plc. (No. 2): A Distinction between Inter Vivos Gifts and Contract” [2012] 27 J.I.B.L.R. 9, 325 – 335.
  • “From Manifest Disadvantage to Transactions that Call for Explanation: Have the Difficulties been Eliminated Ten Years after Royal Bank of Scotland plc v Etridge (No. 2)?” [2012] 27 J.I.B.L.R. 10, 395 – 405.
  • “The Convergence and Divergence of Undue Influence and Misrepresentation as Grounds for Setting aside a Guarantee: An Uncertain Future for Misrepresentation in Guarantee Cases?” [2012] 27 J.I.B.L.R. 6, 239-249.
  • “The New Statutory Derivative Claim: A Delicate Balancing Act – Part 1.” (2012) 33(3) Company Lawyer, 76-82.
  • “The New Statutory Derivative Claim: A Paradox of Minority Shareholder Protection - Part 2.” (2012) 33(4) Company Lawyer. 99-107
  • “Reform of the Law on Corporate Killing: A Toughening or Softening of the Law?” (2008) 29 Company Lawyer 3, 76-83. 
  • “Sentencing for Health and Safety Offences: Is the Court of Appeal Going Soft?” (2008) 72 Journal of Criminal Law. 5, 370–386. 
  • “The Regulation of Multinational Companies Operating in Developing Countries: A Case study of the Chad Cameroon Pipeline Project." [2008] 16 African Journal of International and Comparative Law 1, 83-99 
  • “Co-deregulation of Multinational Companies Operating in Developing Countries: Partnering against Corporate Social Responsibility.” [2008] 16 African Journal of International and Comparative Law 2. 249-261
  • “Implementing Corporate Social Responsibility: Punishment or Compliance.” [2007] 3 Social Responsibility Journal 3, 79-85, ISSN 1747-1117. 
  • "The Emergence of New Players in the Regulations of Multinational Corporations: A Case Study." Social Responsibility: An International Journal, Vol. 1 no. 1 2004, 200-212.
  • "Legitimising Charge-Backs." [2001] Insolvency Lawyer Issue 1, 3-16.
  • "Could Tai Hing Have Been Decided Differently?" 2 Trading Law and Trading Law Reports [1998], 129-141. 
  • "The Banking Law Implications of the Henderson Principle: The Question of Concurrent Liability." 3 Trading Law and Trading Law Reports [1997], 211-224.
Nominated for London Met University award, research category 2019.
 

Book Review

  • 2003: Book Review for Oxford University Press: C. Mallin; Corporate Governance.
  • 2006: Book Proposal entitled, Governing the Corporation: Boards, Leadership and Corporate Governance in the New Global Economy, by anonymous co-authors, for Pearson Education.
  • March 2009: Review of Digman and Lowry Company Law for OUP.
  • July 2013, Review of Stone; Modern Law of Contract and Poole; Textbook on Contract Law, for Routledge Law.

Dr Edwin Mujih
Senior Lecturer in Business Law
e.mujih@londonmet.ac.uk