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Role: Research Fellow


Photograph of Genevieve Helleringer


Geneviève Helleringer is a member of the Law Faculty and a research fellow of Lady Margaret Hall.  She is also an Law Professor at Essec Business School and an appointed Research Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

Geneviève holds a JD from Columbia University (1999), an MSc in legal sociology from Paris II Panthéon Assas University (2009), as well as an MSc and a doctorate in private law from the Sorbonne University (2010) (receiving three national prizes for her doctoral thesis, including the French Academy Grand Prize). She is admitted to the New York and the Paris Bars. She studied philosophy, mathematics, and literature, as an undergraduate, and economics and social sciences later at Essec Business School and Sciences-Po Paris, as well as experimental psychology at a graduate level at Oxford University. Before completing her doctoral work, she worked for Shiseido in Japan and practised corporate law at Willkie Farr & Gallagher and at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in New York and Paris (2000-2006). 

Research Interests

Private Law,  Corporate Governance, Financial Regulation, Comparative Contract Law and Legal Culture,  Law and Behavioural studies.