Peter Walton

Professor Walton has taught at the University of Wolverhampton for over twenty years. He is a Professor of Insolvency Law and for many years was the Course Director of the Legal Practice Course. He is currently the Director of the University’s Law Research Centre. He has published widely on all aspects of insolvency law and his work has been quoted by the New Zealand Law Commission, cited by the New Zealand High Court, cited in argument in the Privy Council and been relied upon by the UK Supreme Court. He has conducted empirical research projects on behalf of the UK Government and the UK insolvency practitioner professional and trade bodies. He co-authors, with Professor Andrew Keay of Leeds University, a well-received textbook entitled Insolvency Law: Corporate and Personal which is published by Jordans. He is also the General Editor of Totty, Moss and Segal on Insolvency which is published by Sweet and Maxwell.