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Ewan McGaughey

Dr Ewan McGaughey

Lecturer in Private Law

Start date at Kings: 1/09/2008

Contact details:

Postal address:
Room SW 2.28
Somerset House East Wing
The Strand
United Kingdom


Research interests

Governance of enterprise, corporate law, labour law and the social role of private law. All journal articles are freely available on SSRN as working papers.


  • ‘Will robots take your job? Automation, inequality, full employment and law’ (2018)

Short articles, speeches, blogs

  • ‘Good for Governance: Erzberger v TUI AG and the Codetermination Bargains’ (August 2017) Oxford Business Law Blog
  • ‘How democratic is the protection of workers’ rights within the UK?’ (12 July 2017)
  • ‘Do Asset Managers and Banks Control Share Voting Rights on Your Money?’ (5 June 2017) OxfordBLB
  • ‘Donald Trump is fascism-lite. We have the US Supreme Court to thank for it.’ (21 February 2017) USApp
  • ‘We’re All in “It” Together: Without Votes at Work, People’s Wages Are Pressed to the Minimum Wall’ (15 September 2015) LSE International History
  • ‘Member nominated trustees and corporate governance’ (26 June 2013) Association of Member Nominated Trustees

Forthcoming papers and presentations

Media experience

  • Newshour, Al Jazeera English (4 September 2017) interviewed by Julie MacDonald, on the ‘McStrike’ by McDonalds restaurant employees.

  • M Alfonso, ‘Robótica. A tecnologia que vai revolucionar o mercado de trabalho’ (20 July 2017) SAPO, I was interviewed by this Portuguese news and internet organisation on whether robots will take our jobs.
  • LCP Assemble Nationale, Détours Europe: Destination Londres (January 2011) for French Parliament TV, on a series on EU member sociology, I was interviewed on UK collective labour rights. See at 14:00 mins.

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