William Elliott BUTLER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1939-10-20
Education American Univ Washington DC (BA), Johns Hopkins Univ Baltimore (MA), Harvard Law Sch (JD), Sch of Law Inst of State and Law Russian Acad of Sciences (LLM), Johns Hopkins Univ (PhD), Univ of London (LLD)
Publications N/A
Recreations book collecting, bookplate collecting, bee-keeping
Clubs Cosmos, Grolier
Style Prof William Butler, FSA
Career research asst Washington Centre of Foreign Policy Research Johns Hopkins Univ 1966-68, research assoc in law Harvard Law Sch and Assoc Russian Research Centre Harvard 1968-70; Univ of London: reader in comparative law 1970-76, prof of comparative law 1976-2005, emeritus prof 2005-, dean Faculty of Laws UCL 1977-79, dean Faculty of Laws Univ of London 1988-90; John Edward Fowler Distinguished Prof of Law Dickinson Sch of Law Pennsylvania State Univ 2005-; counsel Clifford Chance 1992-94, ptnr White & Case 1994-96, ptnr CIS Law Firm PricewaterhouseCoopers 1997-2001, ptnr Phoenix Law Associates CIS 2002-11; visiting scholar: Moscow State Univ 1972 and 1980, USSR Acad of Sci 1976, 1981, 1983, 1984, and 1988, Mongolian State Univ 1979; memb: Cncl SSEES 1973-88 and 1989-93 (vice-chm 1983-88), Exec Cmmn Russian Assoc of Maritime Law 2008-; Speranskii prof of int and comparative law and dean 1994-2004, Faculty of Law Moscow Sch of Social and Econ Sci 1994-; visiting prof: NY Univ Law Sch 1978, Ritsumeikan Univ 1985, Harvard Law Sch 1986-87, Washington and Lee Law Sch 2005; memb Faculty Governing Cncl Sch of Int Affrs Penn State 2007-, memb Univ Senate Penn State 2008-; coordinator UCL-USSR Acad of Sci Protocol on Co-operation in Social Sci 1981-, dir The Vinogradoff Inst UCL 1982-, lectr Hague Acad of Int Law 1985, memb Ctee of Mgmnt Inst of Advanced Legal Studies Univ of London 1985-88, govr City of London Poly 1985-89, visiting fell Research Centre for Int Law Univ of Cambridge 1991-92, Leverhulme Research Grant 1991-92; ed East European and Russian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law 2007-, co-ed Jl of Comparative Law 2008-, author of more than 100 books, 900 articles, reviews, and translations on int and comparative law, especially Soviet and Russian law and other CIS legal systems, bookplates, and bibliography; GI Tunkin Medal Russian Int Law Assoc 2003, Medal for Fidelity to Law Supreme Court of Ukraine 2012; sec The Bookplate Soc 1978-86 (foreign sec 1988-94), fndr ed: The Bookplate Jl 1983-92 (co-ed 1989-92), Bookplate International 1994-, Sudebnik 1996-2007, Russian Law 2004-09, Law of Ukraine 2011-; VP Fed Int des Sociétés d'Amateurs d'Ex-Libris 1984-86 (exec sec 1988-); memb: Dist of Columbia Bar, Bar of US Court of Appeals for Dist of Columbia, Bar of US Supreme Court, Cncl Cole Corette and Abrutyn (London and Moscow) 1989-92, Russian Acad of Nat Sciences (section Russian Encyclopaedia) 1992-, EC Jt Task Force for Law Reform in the CIS 1992-93, Nat Acad of Sciences Ukraine 1992-, Russian Court of Int Commercial Arbitration 1995-, Bar of Uzbekistan 1996-, Bar of Russia 1997-, Russian Acad of Legal Sciences 1999-, Learned Cncl 2004-, Kazakhstan Int Arbitrage 2012, Int Commecial Arbitration Ct of Ukraine 2013; special counsel USSR Cncl of Ministers Cmmn for Econ Reform 1989-91; tstee Hakluyt Soc 2004-; Hon LLD Kiev Univ of Law 2012; hon memb: All Union Soc of the Book (USSR) 1989, Soviet Maritime Law Assoc (USSR) 1990, USSR Union of Jurists 1990; memb Associé Int Acad of Comparative Law 1983, memb American Law Inst 2009; FRSA 1986, FSA 1989
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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