Matteo Solinas

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Senior Lecturer Faculty of Law


Teaching in 2020


LLB Cattolica, LLM Warwick, MSC Bocconi,  PhD LSE


Matteo Solinas joined the Law Faculty of Victoria University of Wellington in August 2015. Prior to that he was a senior lecturer in corporate and financial law at the University of Glasgow (2010-2015).  He also worked as legal researcher at the Financial Markets Law Committee c/o Bank of England (2007) and acted as consultant expert for UNIDROIT (2015). Matteo holds degrees from the Universita’ Cattolica (LLB), University of Warwick (LLM with distinction), Universita’ Bocconi (MSc) and PhD (London School of Economics).  Matteo practised as avvocato in Italy in the area of corporate law and he is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising).

Research interests

  • Corporate law
  • Financial Regulation
  • Comparative law
  • Legal history
  • Italian law
  • EU Law

Selection of publications

Legal Evolution and Hybridisation: The Law of Shares Transfer in England. Series: Ius Commune: European and Comparative Law Series, 126 (Intersentia, Cambridge, 2014) pp. xxii-247.

"I finanziamenti mezzanini" in F. Galgano, E. Panzarini, A. Dolmetta and S. Patriarca (eds.) Contratti e Operazioni di Finanziamento (Zanichelli, Bologna 2016) Part 5, Chapter 7.

"Directors’ remuneration in Italy" in C Van der Elst (ed) Executive Directors’ Compensation in Comparative Corporate Perspective (Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands, 2015) Chapter 9.

“The Problem of "Adverse Selection" in the (Proposed) Regulation of Financial Advice in New Zealand” (2017) 27(4B) New Zealand Universities Law Review pp. 1215-1246.

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Teaching in 2020