Head of School
Greg Gordon joined the School of Law as a lecturer in 2004 after a period working in Aberdeen and London as a solicitor specialising in litigation, primarily in the oil and gas sector. He became a senior lecturer in 2011. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Dr Gordon is the Head of School and Co-ordiator of Aberdeen University's involvement in the North Sea Energy Law Programme. He previously served as Depty Head and as the Co-Director for Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law.
Dr Gordon’s principal teaching and research interests are in energy law (particularly upstream oil and gas law), delict/tort and commercial contracting.
Dr Gordon is the General Editor of the Stair Memorial Encyclopedia and a Trustee of the TB Smith Memorial Trust. He is also a local committee member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and in this connection will be pleased to hear from students interested in becoming student members.
Upstream oil and gas law; Scots law generally; the law of delict/tort.
Mr Gordon currently co-ordinates and/or teaches on the following the courses:
Level 2: Delict and Unjustified Enrichment
Level 4: Delict (Honours)
The North Sea Energy Law Programme
Contracting in Hydrocarbon Operations
State Control of Hydrocarbon Operations
Legal Principles (Distance Learning)
Cooperative Oil and Gas Contracts (Distance Learning)
Risk Allocation in Oil and Gas Service Sector Contracts (Distance Learning)
Legal Issues in Decommissioning Operations: Regulation (online and on campus)
Legal Issues in Decommissioning Operations: Commercial (online and on campus)
- Further Info
General Editor, Stair Memorial Encyclopedia
Visiting Senior Research Fellow, National University of Singapore (2016)
Visiting Lecturer, Louisiana State University (2015)
External examiner, Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Reading.
Local Board member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
Head of School
Aberdeen Co-ordinator, North Sea Energy Law Programme
PhD Supervision Interests
Mr Gordon is interested in supervising research students working in the areas of upstream oil and gas law or the law of delict.