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Peter Breakey

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria Law School

Peter Breakey took a degree in Economics and English at the University of North Carolina and then read law at Oxford. He qualified as a solicitor in 1989 and has taught at Northumbria since 1990.

 

 

 

 

 

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Quasi-partnerships, acquiescence, excessive remuneration and discounts on buy-outs: case law developments in the law relating to s.994, Breakey, P. 11 Nov 2019, In: Company Lawyer
  • Don't put it in writing?, Breakey, P. 12 Feb 2016, In: The New law journal
  • Is piercing the veil contrary to high authority? A footnote to the "never-ending story", Breakey, P. 2013, In: The Company Lawyer
  • The UK Corporate Governance Code, Breakey, P. 2013, In: Company Secretary's Review
  • Assessment of the use of English in undergraduate law degrees: are law schools complying with the QAA subject benchmark?, Breakey, P. 2012, In: The Law Teacher
  • Never mind the quality!, Breakey, P. 21 Sep 2012, In: The New law journal
  • Airline Passengers' rights fall victim to market forces, Breakey, P. 2008, In: International Travel Law Journal

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) June 01 1984
  • Economics BA May 31 1982
  • Solicitor 1989


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