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Dr Stephen Cretney

DCL, FBA, QC (Hon), LLD (Hon)
25 February 1936 - 30 August 2019
Dr Stephen Cretney
  • Background

    • Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College (from 2001 to 2019)
    • Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College (from 1993 to 2001)
    • Professor of Law and Dean, Faculty of Law (1984–8), University of Bristol (from 1984 to 1993)
    • Law Commissioner (from 1978 to 1983)
    • Fellow and Tutor, Exeter College, Oxford (from 1969 to 1978)
    • Lecturer, Southampton University (from 1968 to 1969)
    • Lecturer, Kenya School of Law, Nairobi (from 1966 to 1967)
    • Solicitor, Macfarlanes, London (from 1959 to 1965)
    • Undergraduate, Magdalen College, Oxford (from 1956 to 1959)
  • Selected publications

    • Same Sex Relationships from 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage' (OUP, 2006)
    • Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History (OUP, 2003, pbk 2005)
    • (jointly authored) Principles of Family Law (Sweet and Maxwell, 7th edn, 2002)
    • Law, Law Reform and the Family (OUP, 1998)