Children in Tort Law


  The Participants


Laurence Francoz-Terminal



born on 30th July 1976, in Annecy, France

home adress : 54 rue Chevreul
69007 Lyon France

Å:+ 33 (0)4 72 80 95 42






since 1999

·Redaction of a Ph.D. thesis on the subject : “ Children autonomy in French, English and Scottish law ”
Directors : Professor J. Rubellin-Devichi (professeur émérite Jean Moulin Lyon 3
University, Lyon) and Professor K. O’Donovan (Queen Mary College, London)




·D.E.A. de droit de la famille (mention Bien). Postgraduate program in Family Law



·Maîtrise de droit privé mention carrières judiciaires (mention Assez Bien), French Law degree in private law, done at the Essex University (England), within the framework of the Erasmus program



·Licence de droit privé (French undergraduate program in private law)
·Diplôme de droit anglais niveau I (mention Bien), (English law undergraduate program)


Position, research and teaching activities


·Specific lecture on : “comparative law, its scope and limits” in the postgraduate program in Law, ethic and management in health care. (Master Recherche Droit, éthique et managment de la santé) Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University

·Redaction and presentation of the French report on “Children in Tort Law”, for the ECTIL meeting in Tossa de Mar (4th and 5th of September 2003). Report written in collaboration with C. Pellerin-Rugliano and F. Lafay, under the supervision of Professor O. Moréteau. (Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University) 

·Tutorials for the Erasmus students, organised by the Institute of Comparative law Édouard Lambert


since 2002

·Teaching and research assistant at the Jean Moulin Lyon 3 university : seminars on French law : General introduction, law of Persons, law of Goods, Contract and Tort law, Specific Contracts law
·Specific lectures on “General introduction to French Family law”, “ Introduction to family law, reforms and forthcoming reforms in France” at the Essex University (England
·Specific consultant of the Institute of Comparative Law Édouard Lambert Library, with the specific charge of reconstructing the Édouard Lambert work. This is to be achieved at the beginning of 2004.



·Librarian of the Institute of Comparative Law Édouard Lambert Library.

1999-2002 ·Teaching assistant on a short-term contract (Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University):Law Faculty : Specific contract law, Methodology IUT legal careers : General Introduction, Family law, contract and tort Law.
2000-2001 ·Seminars organised by the ADRETS (Lyon) for foster parents, on family law and child care system
1999-2001 ·Lectures on family law, child care and criminal law applying to children, for education worker students organised the ADEA (Bourg-en-Bresse)
1998-2000 ·Translation, and since 1999 supervision on the translation of the International
·Survey of Family Law for its French publication Regards sur le droit de la famille dans le monde
1996-1997 ·Secretary and active member of the voluntary association Jurist’ Jeunes in Bourg-en-Bresse, giving free legal consultation to young people.




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