Barry Rodger

Professor Barry Rodger

Barry Rodger studied law at the University of Strathclyde, at Worcester College, Oxford and at the European University Institute, Florence. After qualifying as a practising solicitor in Scotland, he became a member of staff at Strathclyde University Law School, where he is now a professor of law.

His primary teaching and research interests are related to EU and UK competition law and international private law, and he also teaches aspects of private law. In recent years his work has focused on the interface between competition law and private law and has been involved with various projects related to developments in the private enforcement of competition law in the UK and EU.

He is one of the co-organisers of the Competition Law Scholars’ Forum ( which runs two annual competition law events for competition law academics, and a co-editor of the online Competition Law Review. He is also the Director of the Scottish Universities’ Law Institute (‘SULI’) which publishes major Scots law texts.