David Capper, Queen's University Belfast
Dr David Capper studied Law at Queen's University Belfast and Cambridge University from 1978 to 1984. He was a practising member of the Bar of Northern Ireland from 1984 until 1989 when he was appointed to a Lectureship in Law at Queen's. He is now Reader in Law, teaching and writing in the fields of Private Law, Civil Procedure and Remedies. He has held visiting positions at the University of Detroit Mercy and Fordham University.
Dr Capper first became interested in access to justice and the funding of civil litigation when serving as member (1995–2001) and vice-chair (1997–2001) of the Lord Chancellor's Legal Aid Advisory Committee for Northern Ireland. He is the sole author of two books, on Mareva Injunctions and the Enforcement of Judgments in Northern Ireland, respectively, as well as around 50 law review publications. Currently he is sub-editor of the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly.
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