Dr Eugenio Vaccari

Personal profile

Eugenio is a lecturer at Royal Holloway and Bedford Colleges, University of London (UK). He obtained his LL.B. from the University of Modena (Italy), a PG Cert. from the University of Bologna (Italy), his LL.M. from the LSE and his PhD at City, University of London. He also worked at the University of Essex as a lecturer in company and insolvency law.

Eugenio is a qualified Italian lawyer specialized in corporate insolvency law. He is an active member of several leading institutions in the field, including INSOL International, INSOL Europe and the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association [UK]. He is chair of INSOL ERA (Early Researcher Academics) and a member of the board of YANIL.

Eugenio’s main areas of interest are the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of corporate insolvency law, the impact of artificial intelligence on insolvency practice and abusive practices in insolvency, particularly in relation to the use of ipso facto clauses and the treatment of local public entities in distress.

Eugenio's current teaching responsibilities include commercial, contract, company and insolvency law.

Research interests

  • Corporate Insolvency Law
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cross-Border Insolvency Law
  • Harmonisation of Insolvency Law
  • Personal Bankruptcy and Impact on Marginalised Communities

Eugenio is available to supervise PhD candidates in corporate and personal insolvency law on projects related to his areas of research interest.


Eugenio teaches on Contract Law (LL1002), Company Law (LL3004), and Commercial Law (LL3012). Eugenio also supervises dissertations (LL3003).

Educational background

  • PhD at City, University of London
  • LL.M. in Corporate Law at London School of Economics and Political Science
  • PG Cert (Hons) in Public and European Law at Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna
  • LL.M. (Hons) at the University of Modena and Reggio nell'Emilia
  • LL.B. (Hons) at the University of Modena and Reggio nell'Emilia

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