Dr Greg Gordon

Dr Greg Gordon
LL.B. (Hons), LL.M., Dip.LP, Ph.D, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Head of School

Overview
Dr Greg Gordon
Dr Greg Gordon

Contact Details

Telephone
work +44 (0)1224 272418
Fax
fax +44 (0)1224 272442
Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen Taylor Building, Room C38

Biography

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.

Research

Research Interests

Upstream oil and gas law; Scots law generally; the law of delict/tort.

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Mr Gordon currently co-ordinates and/or teaches on the following the courses: 

Undergraduate

Level 2: Delict and Unjustified Enrichment

Level 4: Delict (Honours)

LLM

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)

MSc

Legal Issues in Decommissioning Operations: Regulation (online and on campus)
Legal Issues in Decommissioning Operations: Commercial (online and on campus)

 

Further Info

External Responsibilities

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

Admin Responsibilities

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.

Publications

Publications 

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