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Dr David Mangan

Senior Lecturer

The City Law School, Academic Programmes

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Contact

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G310, Gloucester Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Overview

David's work experience includes practising as a lawyer (barrister & solicitor) in Canada, consulting engagements as well as lecturing at law schools in the United Kingdom and Canada. While completing his doctorate at the London School of Economics, he held the position of LSE Fellow and also taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies. After obtaining his Ph.D., David worked in both the U.K. and Canada.

David was awarded the Society of Legal Scholars Best Paper Prize for his paper 'Reconsidering Defamation as a 21st Century Tort' presented at the 2017 conference in Dublin.

David contributes to the blog Regulating for Globalization hosted by Wolters Kluwer.

He has also been involved in the Law Commission of Ontario's project Defamation in the Age of the Internet.

Qualifications

B.A., B.Ed., J.D., LL.M., Ph.D. and Barrister & Solicitor.

Visiting appointments

  1. Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2015 – present

Memberships of professional organisations

  1. Law Society of Upper Canada
  2. Ontario College of Teachers

Research

David's research involves obligations (tort, contract) in the employment/labour and information technology settings (particularly issues pertaining to professionals and reputation).

Publications

Books (2)

  1. Mangan, D. and Gillies, L. (Eds.), (2017). The Legal Challenges of Social Media. Edward Elgar. ISBN 978-1-78536-451-8.
  2. (2011). The Role of Labour Standards in Development. British Academy. ISBN 978-0-19-726491-1.

Chapters (4)

  1. Mangan, D. (2018). ‘Labour Law: The Medium and the Message’. In Hendrickx, F. and De Stefano, V. (Eds.), Game Changers in Labour Law: Shaping the Future of Work Wolters Kluwer. ISBN 978-90-411-9953-9.
  2. Mangan, D. (2017). Social Media in the Workplace. In Mangan, D. and Gillies, L. (Eds.), The Legal Challenges of Social Media Edward Elgar. ISBN 978-1-78536-451-8.
  3. Mangan, D. and Gillies, L. (2017). The Legal Challenges of Social Media. In Mangan, D. and Gillies, L. (Eds.), The Legal Challenges of Social Media Edward Elgar. ISBN 978-1-78536-451-8.
  4. Mangan, D. and Novitz, T.A. (2011). 'An introduction to the role of labour standards in development'. In Novitz, T.A. and Mangan, D. (Eds.), The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice? Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-726491-1.

Internet publications (9)

  1. Mangan, D. (2018). 'Neighbours in a networked society'. Wolters Kluwer.
  2. Mangan, D. (2018). 'The rise of the illiberal workforce?' Wolters Kluwer.
  3. Mangan, D. (2018). Black Cab versus Rideshare. Wolters Kluwer.
  4. Mangan, D. (2018). 'Assessing Employment Regulation for Global Britain'. Wolters Kluwer.
  5. Mangan, D. (2018). 'Business, data protection, and employees'. Wolters Kluwer.
  6. Mangan, D. (2018). Regulating for Globalization. Wolters Kluwer.
  7. Mangan, D. (2018). 'Labour regulation as stimulus for economic growth'. Wolters Kluwer.
  8. Mangan, (2015). ‘A Platform for Discipline: Social Media Speech and the Workplace’. Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08/2015.
  9. Mangan, (2014). 'The United Kingdom's Plan to Reduce Employment Conflict'. University of Leicester School of Law Research Paper No. 14-06.

Journal articles (12)

  1. Mangan, D. (2018). 'Online Speech and the Workplace: Public Right, Private Regulation'. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 39, pp. 357–357.

    [publisher’s website]

  2. Mangan, D. (2018). Private Power, Online Information Flows and EU Law: Mind
    the Gap.
    Journal of Information Rights, Policy and Practice, 2.

    [publisher’s website]

  3. Mangan, D. (2018). Book review: 'Medium Law'. European Journal of Law and Technology.
  4. Mangan, D. (2016). 'Process and Outcome'. King's Law Journal, 27, pp. 10–21. doi:10.1080/09615768.2016.1163914.
  5. Mangan, D. (2015). No Longer. Not Yet. The Promise of Labour Law. King's Law Journal, 26(1), pp. 129–150. doi:10.1080/09615768.2015.1035131.
  6. Mangan, D. (2015). Regulating for Responsibility: Reputation and Social Media. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 29, pp. 16–32. doi:10.1080/13600869.2015.1008960.
  7. Mangan, D. and Zahn, R. (2015). Labour Standards and Sustainable Development: Unpicking the EU's Approach. The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 31, pp. 233–241.
  8. Mangan, D. (2014). Assessing Employment Tribunal Awards. Industrial Law Journal, 43, pp. 212–217. doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwu011.
  9. Mangan, D. (2014). Cajole and Control: The Law of Managing Education in a Globalised World. Global Journal of Comparative Law, 3(1), pp. 97–134. doi:10.1163/2211906X-00301004.

    [publisher’s website]

  10. Mangan, D. (2014). The Curiosity of Professional Status. Journal of Professional Negligence, 30, pp. 74–89.
  11. Mangan, D. (2014). Confusion in Material Contribution. Canadian Bar Review, 91, pp. 701–730.
  12. Mangan, D. (2013). Employment Tribunal Reforms to Boost the Economy. Industrial Law Journal, 42, pp. 409–421. doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwt021.

Report

  1. Mangan, D. (2017). ‘The Relationship Between Defamation, Breach of Privacy and Other Legal Claims Involving Offensive Internet Content’. Law Commission of Ontario.

Education

Courses Taught

Contract
Employment/Labour
Tort

Other Activities

Events/conferences (36)

  1. Gerald Fridman and the Law of Obligations. (Conference) Western University Faculty of Law (2018). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Actions to Protect Reputation’
  2. International Transplant Network Congress. Antalya, Turkey (2018). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Social media and organ donation'
    Author: Mangan, D
  3. Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC). (Conference) (2018). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Fordism, Taylorism and the Gig: Workplace Philosophies in Transition’
  4. International Academy of Comparative Law. Japan (2018). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Information Technology: The Impetus for Legal Innovation’
  5. International Association of Public Law. (Conference) Hong Kong (2018). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: The Common Law’s Challenge: Employment Law & Brexit
  6. Digitalization of Work and Personal Surveillance in the Enterprise. (Public lecture) (2018). Invited speaker.
    Paper: GDPR and the Workplace
  7. Employment and Self-Employment. (Seminar) University of Venice Ca' Foscari (2018). Invited speaker.
  8. Precarious Work. (Conference) Lund University, School of Economics and Management (2018). Invited speaker.
    Paper: Deepening Precarity
  9. Internet Law. (Conference) New York Law School (2018). Invited speaker.
    Paper: The Medium and the Message: Information Technology At Work
  10. 25th International Conference of Europeanists. (Conference) Chicago, United States (2018). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘The Common Law’s Challenge’
  11. Defamation Law in the Internet Age: An International Conversation. (Conference) Toronto (2018). Invited speaker.
  12. Law and Society Annual Conference. (2018). Chair and Panel Member.
  13. “Game Changers in Labour Law Shaping the future of work”. (Conference) KU Leuven (2017). Invited speaker.
    Paper: Labour law: the medium is the message
  14. Professionalism and Vulnerability,. (Conference) University of Leeds (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Professional Employees as a Cadre of Vulnerable Worker’
  15. Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law. (Conference) Texas A&M University School of Law (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Social media in the workplace: the UK and Canada’
    Description: Social Media in the Workplace
  16. Society of Legal Scholars. (Conference) University College Dublin (2017). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Defamation as a 21st Century Tort’
  17. The Legal Challenges of Social Media (Book Event). (Public lecture) Information Law and Policy Centre at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (2017). Organising Committee and Chair.
  18. Cyberlaw as Global Law. (Public lecture) City, University of London (2017). Chair and Organising Committee.
    Description: A lecture given by Professor Mireille Hildebrandt (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) with Professor Andrew Murray (LSE) and Professor Daithí Mac Síthigh (Belfast) as discussants.
  19. Labour Law Research Network 3. (Conference) University of Toronto (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: "Coda: The General Data Protection Regulation's impact on the workplace"
  20. The Canadian Law of Obligations: Innovations, Innovators, and the Next 20 Years. (Conference) University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Reconsidering Defamation as a 21st Century Tort'
  21. Anglia Ruskin Law School Guest Lecture. (Public lecture) Anglia Ruskin University School of Law (2017). Invited speaker.
    Paper: Explicating the law in contemporary circumstances
  22. Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference. (Conference) Newcastle University, School of Law (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Tag a Mate’ meme trend on social media – exposing the weakness of defamation and privacy laws?
    Co-authors: Marion Oswald
  23. Precarious Work: Current Reality and Perspectives. (Conference) Faculty of Law and Administration of University of Lodz (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: Deepening Precarity
  24. Digital and Smart Work. (Conference) Marco Biagi Foundation, Modena, Italy (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘The internet, speech and the workplace’
    Description: Fifteenth International Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi
  25. Internet Law Annual Conference. Santa Clara University, United States (2017). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Can the online conversation retain privacy?
    Description: Internet Law Works Annual Conference.
  26. The Future of Human Rights in the UK. (Conference) University of Brighton (2016). Chair and Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Online speech and the workplace: public right, private regulation’
    Description: The Future of Human Rights in the UK
  27. Restricted and Redacted: Where Now for Human Rights and Digital Information Control? (Conference) Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (2016). Chair and Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Dissecting Social Media: Audience and Authorship’
    Description: Conference Programme: http://infolawcentre.blogs.sas.ac.uk/annual-workshop-and-evening-lecture/
  28. 'The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities'. (Conference) National University of Ireland, Maynooth (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Freedom of Association in a Market Economy: Lessons from Canada'
  29. Society of Legal Scholars’ Annual Conference. (Conference) University of Oxford (2016). Chair and Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘The meaningful process: contesting the parameters of freedom of association’
    Description: Society of Legal Scholars’ Annual Conference
  30. 'The role of workers’ participation in managing changes in corporations: Challenging rules & corporate strategies'. (Conference) University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Supporting the Process or the Outcome?’
    Description: 'The role of workers’ participation in managing changes in corporations: Challenging rules & corporate strategies'
  31. Outlook for Labour Law. (Conference) Kingston University, School of Law (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Deepening Precarity'
    Description: Outlook for Labour Law
  32. Trust, Risk, Information and the Law. (Conference) University of Winchester, School of Law (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'The Interpretation of Wrongdoing: Social Media in the Workplace'
    Description: Trust, Risk, Information and the Law
  33. British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association Annual Conference. (Conference) University of Hertfordshire, School of Law (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Online Speech and the Workplace: Public Right, PrivateRegulation'
    Description: British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association Annual Conference
  34. Internet Law Annual Conference. New York Law School (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Controlling the Discussion: The Public and Private Law of Social Media in the Workplace'
    Description: Annual Santa Monica University and New York Law School Internet Law Conference
  35. UCL Laws Annual Early Careers and Postgraduate Conference. (Conference) University College London, Faculty of Laws (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Workplace Speech and Commercial Reputation’
    Description: UCL Laws Annual Early Careers and Postgraduate Conference
  36. International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy. (Conference) Queen's University Belfast, School of Law (2015). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘The Morality Play: The Chilling Effect of Commerce on Speech’
    Description: International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy, UK, Annual Conference

Media appearances (4)

  1. 'United Soils appeals Stouffville anti-SLAPP case'. https://www.yorkregion.com/news-story/7514759-united-soils-appeals-stouffville-anti-slapp-case/
  2. 'Law commission project examines defamation law in Internet age'. https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/4329/law-commission-project-examines-defamation-law-in-internet-age?category=news
  3. 'Employers now responsible for protecting their workers on social media'. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/employers-social-media-harassment-1.3700334
  4. 'Award of $1.4 million for reputational damage'. http://www.lawyersweekly-digital.com/lawyersweekly/3560?pg=4#pg4