Biographical note: Ross Cranston

Ross CranstonRoss Cranston is Visiting Professor of Law at the LSE (2005-7). He was a member of the House of Commons in the UK 1997-2005 and Solicitor-General 1998-2001. He was Cassel Professor of Commercial Law at LSE. Before that he was Lubbock Professor of Banking Law and Director of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary & Westfield College. He has held consultancies with UNCTAD, the World Bank, the IMF and the Commonwealth Secretariat.  He was a member of the legal advisory panel of the National Consumer Council in Britain until 1997 and chair of trustees of Public Concern at Work. In 2007 he was both elected a Fellow of the British Academy and appointed a judge of the High Court.