Biographical note: Ross Cranston

Ross CranstonSir Ross Cranston FBA is professor of law at the London School of Economics. He is also a member of the International Advisory & Dispute Resolution Unit at the barristers' chambers, 3VB.  He was a judge of the High Court, England & Wales for just over nine years. He still sits part-time as a judge in the Commercial Court and Administrative Court. Previously he was Centennial Professor and Cassel Professor of Commercial Law at LSE and the Director and the first Lubbock Professor of Banking Law, CCLS, Queen Mary, University of London. He was MP for Dudley North 1997-2005 and Solicitor General for England and Wales, 1998-2001. He has held consultancies with the European Commission, the World Bank, the IMF, UNCTAD,  and the Commonwealth Secretariat. His books on banking law include the well-known text, "Principles of Banking Law". He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.