Dr Ewan McGaughey is a Reader at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. He specialises in law, economics and history. He holds degrees from King’s, the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and the London School of Economics. He was a visiting researcher at the University of California, Berkeley in summer 2016 and at the University of Sydney in 2019. He also teaches each year at the Paris School of Economics, and is a volunteer for the Free Representation Unit. Ewan’s core research interests are economic and social rights, particularly related to the governance and finance of enterprises, and the effects that our institutions have on inequality, climate damage and war. His writings involve corporate law, labour law, insolvency, pensions and institutional investment, private law, law and economics, and legal history, in the Commonwealth, the European Union and the United States. He is particularly interested in law’s social role, and its consequences for equality, fairness and justice.