Professor Sarah Worthington’s early education and academic career was in Australia, although she is now an academic and practising barrister in London. She is currently a Professor of Law and Pro-Director at the London School of Economics and Political Science. As a commercial lawyer, her particular interests are in commercial equity, personal property and securities law, and corporate governance. She studied science at ANU and law at the universities of Queensland, Melbourne and Cambridge, and taught at the University of Melbourne before moving to the UK. She has acted as a consultant to the National Companies and Securities Commission (before it became the Australian Securities Commission), the Australian Law Reform Commission and the English Law Commission.