Dr Blanca Mamutse

School of Law

Blanca joined the Law School in 2017. Her qualifications include LLB(Hons), LLM (International & European Business Law) and Ph.D. degrees, as well as a postgraduate certificate in higher education. Her teaching experience encompasses various modules in the law of obligations and corporate/commercial law, across all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate learning, and postgraduate research supervision.
She has previously taught at Aston University, Surrey University and Westminster Law School, and served as external examiner for institutions within the UK.
She is programme leader of the LLM International Business Corporate and Finance Law, convenor of undergraduate and postgraduate Insolvency Law modules, and Business Law. Her research specialism is in corporate insolvency law, particularly the intersection between debtor/creditor interests and public policy.

Journal article

Mamutse BC. 2021. Modern slavery and directors’ disqualification: a convergence of opportunity and challenge Industrial Law Journal, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Mamutse BC. 2020. Lessons from Scotland: environmental regulators’ claims as contingent debts or liquidation expenses in insolvency proceedings (and the future toppling of a Celtic giant?) Insolvency Intelligence, 33 :41-49 Publisher Url Public Url

Mamutse BC. 2018. Refining the approach to small business liability for environmental damage Environmental Liability – Law, Policy and Practice, 25 Publisher Url Public Url

Mamutse BC. 2018. Balancing unequal trading relationships: transaction avoidance precepts as a route to a new end? Journal of Business Law, 6 Public Url

Mamutse B. 2017. 'A veritable mix: veil-piercing with respect to a company in liquidation, confiscation orders and environmental pollution' Insolvency Intelligence, 30 :13-15 Public Url

Mamutse B. 2016. Environmental liabilities in insolvency – an area ripe for reform? International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 8 :243-268 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Mamutse B. 2014. Directors’ Duties The Law Teacher, 48 :376-378 DOI

Mamutse B. 2014. Company Law Handbook The Law Teacher, 48 :375-376 DOI

Mamutse BC, Fogleman VM. 2013. 'Environmental Claims and Insolvent Companies: the Contrasting Approaches of the United Kingdom and the United States' British Journal of American Legal Studies, 2 :579-633 Publisher Url

Mamutse BC, Fogleman VM. 2013. 'Improving the treatment of environmental claims in insolvency' Journal of Business Law, :486-509

Mamutse BC. 2011. 'Compensating defrauded shareholders in insolvency – is parity the answer?' Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 62 :75-98

Mamutse BC. 2010. 'Drawing the limits of the anti-deprivation rule in insolvency law' Finance and Credit Law, :1-5

Mamutse B. 2010. McGrath v Riddell: A Flexible Approach to the Insolvency Distribution Rules? International Insolvency Review, 19 :23-39 DOI Author Url

Mamutse B. 2008. Case Updates on Trade Law, ‘Stocznia Gdynia SA v Gearbulk Holdings Ltd’ Shipping and Trade Law, :5-8

Mamutse BC. 2008. Case Updates on Trade Law, ‘Regus (UK) Ltd v Epcot Solutions Ltd’ Shipping and Trade Law, 8

Mamutse BC. 2006. 'Cross-border insolvency - a common law perspective' Finance and Credit Law, :5-7

Book review

Mamutse BC. 2015. 'Directors’ Duties: Principles and Application' by R. Langford Journal of Business Law, :587-589

Mamutse BC. 2014. 'Directors’ Duties' by A. Keay Law Teacher, 48 :376-378

Mamutse BC. 2014. 'Company Law Handbook' by S. Griffin Law Teacher, 48 :375-376