Brief Bio

Catharine MacMillan joined The Dickson Poon School of Law in 2016 as a Professor of Private Law. She previously held positions at Queen Mary University of London, as a Reader in Legal History, and the University of Reading, as a Professor of Law and Legal History. Catharine MacMillan’s initial interest in private law has expanded over time to include modern legal history. Prior to entering into academia she practised law in Vancouver, specialising in private law litigation. She is the Vice President of the Society of Legal Scholars and the Treasurer for the Selden Society. Catharine MacMillan is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London and an Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh.

Courses taught at CTLS

  • Legal History (Fall 2023)