Samuel Beswick (Assistant Professor) is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Law School's Project on the Foundations of Private Law. He holds LLM and SJD degrees from Harvard Law, where he studied under John Goldberg and received the Irving Oberman Memorial Prize in Constitutional Law. He obtained B.Com and LLB (Hons) degrees from the University of Auckland. Prior to his graduate work, Sam was a judicial clerk in the High Court of New Zealand and a litigator in the Office of the Crown Solicitor for Auckland. Following the completion of his LLM he also practised in the Solicitor’s Office of HM Revenue & Customs (London, UK).
Sam is a private law scholar with primary research interests in the areas of torts, restitution, remedies, and privacy. His current research examines the temporal effects of judicial changes in the law. Sam has published his research in the Law Quarterly Review, the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, and the Yale Law Journal, among other academic journals, and has presented his work at workshops and conferences across North America and in the UK. He has held teaching positions at Harvard Law School, King’s College London, and the University of Auckland. At Allard Law, he will be teaching torts and restitution.