Perry Adam


Tutorial Fellow, Brasenose College;
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law


BA (Winnipeg), LLB (Victoria), BCL, MPhil, DPhil (Oxford)

Academic Background and Previous Positions

Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute (2011-12)
Lecturer in Law, University of Aberdeen (2012-14)
Lecturer in Law, Queen Mary University of London (2014-15)

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence

Graduate Teaching Areas

Constitutional Theory

Research Interests

Administrative Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence


Perry, A., Ahmed, F. 'Standing and Civic Virtue' (2018) Law Quarterly Review (forthcoming)

Perry, A. 'Policies, Flexibility, and Participation' (2017) Cambridge Law Journal (forthcoming)

Perry, A. 'Mercy and Caprice Under the Indian Constitution' (2017) Indian Law Review (forthcoming).

A. Perry, Ahmed, F. 'Constitutional Statutes' (2017) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (forthcoming)

A. Perry, 'Mercy and the Roles of Judges' in J. Jacobs and J. Jackson (eds), Routledge Handbook of Criminal Justice Ethics (Routledge 2016)

Perry, A. ‘The Crown’s Administrative Powers’, Law Quarterly Review, 2015, vol. 131, pp. 652-672

Perry, A. ‘The Internal Aspect of Social Rules’, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 2015, vol. 35, pp. 283-300

Perry, A., Ahmed, F. ‘The Quasi-Entrenchment of Constitutional Statutes’,Cambridge Law Journal, 2014, vol. 73, pp. 514-535

Perry, A., Ahmed, F. ‘The Coherence of the Doctrine of Legitimate Expectations’Cambridge Law Journal, 2014, vol. 73, pp. 61-85

Perry, A. ‘Constitutional Conventions and the Prince of Wales’Modern Law Review, 2013, vol. 76(6), pp. 1119-1128

Perry A, Ahmed F. ‘Expertise, Deference, and Giving Reasons’Public Law, 2012, vol. 2, pp. 221-230

Perry, A. ‘Review: Parliamentary Democracy in Crisis’, University of British Columbia Law Review, 2010, vol. 43, pp. 269-279

Perry, A. ‘Unlucky Section 13: Sexual Activity Between Children and the Sexual Offences Act 2003’, King’s Law Journal, 2009, vol. 21, pp. 327-339


Regular visiting scholar at the University of Melbourne

Co-editor of the Admin Law Blog


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